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Escape Yachting - Day Sails

Lymington Yacht Haven | King's Saltern Road, New Forest National Park, Lymington SO41 3QD, England
+44 1202 313607
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Ranked #1 of 8 Activities in Lymington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: Explore the Solent aboard your large and luxurious yacht, in the safe hands of your friendly, experienced skipper and crew. Get involved or just sit... more » Owner description: Explore the Solent aboard your large and luxurious yacht, in the safe hands of your friendly, experienced skipper and crew. Get involved or just sit back and enjoy the view! Relax and unwind on deck in the sunshine. A glass of bubbly on arrival and a delicious freshly prepared lunch or dinner served at anchor off the Isle of Wight is included. Discover new places, new perspectives and learn how to sail - even swim if you're brave enough! Day (Sail with Lunch) or Evening (Sail with Dinner) trips are available. Great for individuals, couples and groups of family, friends, clients and colleagues! « less
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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Booked for me and my husband and it was an amazing day out! We did the lunch/ evening. Marina that we met in was very nice / nice restaurant for drinks before heading out. The yacht was amazing / the crew were superb / really great service throughout. My husband is veggie and they were very accommodating throughout for the... More

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Matthew L, Owner at Escape Yachting - Day Sails, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your excellent review of your great day out with Escape Yachting. I am so pleased that you both enjoyed yourself so much on your Sail with Dinner on the Solent - and especially that your crew looked after you so well! We look forward to seeing you on board again next summer! More

Stockport, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

A typical day for me consists of 3.7 "wows", 1 Gin & Tonic and 0 yachts. A typical day in the company of Matthew, David and Oscar and our new friends Andy & Lizzie, consisted of 249 "wows", 3 'Sailors' Gin & Tonics, and 1 very beautiful yacht. Our Channel Islands Voyage started and finished in Lymington, and our adventure... More

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Matthew L, Owner at Escape Yachting - Day Sails, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks Jo for writing such a details and positive review of the fantastic week you spent on board with Escape Yachting sailing around the beautiful Channel Islands for your mini moon! We really enjoyed your company and loved showing you all the best places to visit - all in glorious sunshine too! We look forward to seeing you both... More

Amersham, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Great day out with David and Oscar on board Omerta. The yacht is fabulous, David and Oscar were professional, polite, knowledgeable, friendly and a credit to "Escape Yachting" Great day's sailing, thanks guys!

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Matthew L, Owner at Escape Yachting - Day Sails, responded to this review

Thanks, Declan, for taking the time to write such a positive review of your great day out with Escape Yachting. I will certainly pass on your thanks to David and Oscar who looked after you so well. We look forward to seeing you on board again soon! More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Safe sailing introduction for all types under the expert tutelage of Matthew, David & George. Landlubbers were nervous but everyone came away singing the praises of their time on board. Anchoring for a nice lunch in a scenic Vectis creek allowed time for calm reflection before taking the wheel with a Force 5 blowing! Our chairman, Andrew, even got forward... More

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Matthew L, Owner at Escape Yachting - Day Sails, responded to this review

Thank you, Andrew, for taking the time to write such a positive review of your excellent team building exercise on the Solent with Escape Yachting. We look forward to welcoming you and your colleagues on board again soon for a great day out, working and relaxing together. More

London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Our sailing trip on the Solent was a wedding anniversary present and it was a fantastic day out. We were on a mid-week, morning sailing which was very well organised, with professional service throughout. After a couple of hours sailing in the Solent - fortunately in good weather conditions - we stopped for lunch at Newtown Creek on the Isle... More

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Matthew L, Owner at Escape Yachting - Day Sails, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a lovely review of your fantastic day out on the Solent with Escape Yachting. We were delighted to be able to share in your special occasion and look forward to welcoming you on board again soon! More

Surbiton
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This trip is fantastic. I was apprehensive about it, in that I wasn't sure how hand on or hands off it would be regarding the sailing, and of course no-one could guarantee good company. I needn't have worried. David and his crew made it clear from the start that we could have as much or as little involvement with the... More

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Matthew L, Owner at Escape Yachting - Day Sails, responded to this review

Thanks, Anne, for taking the time to write such a positive and detailed review of your great day out with Escape Yachting! I am so pleased that you had a blast and enjoyed the sailing and the dinner so much! I will certainly pass on your thanks to David and the crew who looked after you so well! We look... More

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We had a brilliant day out and met new friends on board David looked after us so well and it was nice to be allowed to take part and steer the yacht will go again next year as we all really had a fun day thankyou

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Matthew L, Owner at Escape Yachting - Day Sails, responded to this review

Thanks, Christine, for writing a review of your brilliant day out on the Solent. I am so pleased that you had such a great time on board and we look forward to seeing you again next summer! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I organised a day's sailing for some of my team and customers. Hugely successful in every way! The meeting venue at the marina was excellent allowing us to enjoy a decent breakfast before we set off. We had 2 yachts, both fantastic, lots of room with great crew who were very knowledgeable and couldn't have been more helpful to make... More

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Matthew L, Owner at Escape Yachting - Day Sails, responded to this review

Thanks, Simon, for taking the time to write such a detailed and positive review. Everyone at Escape Yachting is delighted that you had such a great time on board with your colleagues and customers. I am so pleased that the team looked after you so well and we look forward to seeing you back on board again next summer! More

Addlestone, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We were given this by our children as our joint 50 th birthday present and I must say it was the perfect gift. The whole day was wonderful, lovely lunch with a swim watch by a friendly seal. Weather was beautiful on the sail before lunch but a sudden storm hit on the way back which actually made for exciting... More

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Matthew L, Owner at Escape Yachting - Day Sails, responded to this review

Thank you for your perfect review! I am so pleased that you both enjoyed your very special birthday treat and had such a wonderful day of sailing on the Solent! I will pass on you thanks to your crew who looked after you so well. We look forward to seeing you all again soon - sounds like a 51st birthday... More

Leeds, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
13 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Another brilliant day in great company in the capable hands of Nigel! We were glad we caught the last day of cowes week and we even saw a seal. The lunch was delicious and the service we received was first class. We even took the helm, very exhilarating day with our fellow sailors who were all lovely we had a... More

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Matthew L, Owner at Escape Yachting - Day Sails, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your brilliant day out with Escape Yachting! We were delighted to welcome you back on board and I am so pleased that you all had such a good time. We look forward to seeing you on board with a group of friends next summer - the perfect day out with relaxation and excitement for... More

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