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Tall Ship Experience

Gunwharf Quays Marina | Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, England
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Ranked #3 of 18 activities in Portsmouth
Type: Ships
Owner description: Join us for a Tall Ship Experience Day and enjoy a great day out sailing on board a stunning tall ship. A tall ship sailing experience day costs £145... more » Owner description: Join us for a Tall Ship Experience Day and enjoy a great day out sailing on board a stunning tall ship. A tall ship sailing experience day costs £145 per person including lunch. « less
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English first
Solihull, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Get on the Stavros Niarchos before you are too old!! I did a week's cruise around Tenerife in early December with the Tall Ship Youth Trust as a 63 year old member of "red watch". Great camerarderie and fun, even though hauling on the sheets can be hard work, as can the 4 hours on, 4 hours off, 4 hours... More

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poole
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24 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Joined the crew for a weekend taster cruise on one of the 4 challenger clippers.Challenger 2 to be exact.Wondered what on earth I had let Myself in for!!!!I have never sailed under cloth and being 60 years old fear nearly took over when I saw the mass of ropes and pulleys etc.Still I got stuck in and was amazed at... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Enjoyable and worth the money, visitors can understand a little of what it must have been like to sail these amazing vessels.

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Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

When I was 14 I had the opportunity to Sail the Solent and meet new friends! This company boosted my confidence and being independant! While your at sea you have great fun and learn new skills! If anyone get the chance to do this experience it is a life changing!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

This was a fantastic experience! Very well organised and everyone was so friendly. It was amazing to be on such a beautiful ship.

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Brighton UK
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2009

My wife & I joined Helen and the girls for a day to remember watching the Volvo Ocean Port Race just outside Gosport and it was fantastic. Would definately recommend this kind of trip to anybody no matter how much experience you have. Sat on the bow sprit and got some great pictures too. Can't wait for the next trip.

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West Sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2009

I went on a Tall Ship Experience day with my family and it was one of the best days we have ever had. The tall ship just took my breath away and was extremely fascinating. When the sails were raised it was amazing. The food was excellent and exceeded all expectations. The crew on board were very helpful and were... More

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Hythe, Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2009

I've been very lucky enough to have had two wonderful days out on tall ships. Our host Helen and her assistant were very friendly, efficient and organised and the ship's crew were very hospitable. We were plied with more than enough to eat and drink and very good it was too! The ships are stunning and if you have the... More

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Sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2009

Pretty easy to find on the day with parking right next to the wharf too. Crew were very welcoming, good food and a thoroughly nice day out on the Solent. Great photo opportunites too, especially from the bowsprit netting looking at the sea going past underneath!

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