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Address: Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE, England
Phone Number: 07976 214569
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Description: 28 Years of Sail N Dine. I offer 2 trips most days. The 10.30 to 1.30...
28 Years of Sail N Dine. I offer 2 trips most days. The 10.30 to 1.30 buffet brunch sail for up to 8 people gives a hands on sailing experience with a sumptuous buffet lunch with wine priced from £35 per person. My jewel in the crown evening sail leaves at 6pm and is a taste of true yachting, eating and drinking out on the Lake! My 4 course dinner is cooked by me using the finest local produce cooked to your specification whilst the conversation (and wine)flows! I take up to 6 (Adults only) in the evening and the sail is priced from £55 per person including transport to and from the yacht within a 5 mile radius. You must of guessed by now that I am completely a one man band! I am receptionist, chauffeur, wine waiter, skipper, chef and washer upper! Check out my website and if you have any questions then please give me a call.
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Fantastic brunch and sailing on Windermere

A really enjoyable trip. John was very welcoming from the instant we met him at the pontoon. The sailing experience was great fun and you could get involved and have a go if you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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Widnes, United Kingdom
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Widnes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

A really enjoyable trip. John was very welcoming from the instant we met him at the pontoon. The sailing experience was great fun and you could get involved and have a go if you wanted to. Great on board commentary from John pointing out local landmarks and answering any questions we had- it felt more like bring on a trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Wonderful trip - very welcoming and entertaining host. Don't worry if you've never sailed, you'll still have a great day.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Although it poured with rain our evening on Maddie Too with John and two other couples was very good. Great food, great company and lots of wine! We sailed around Windemere for an hour or so before anchoring off Belle Islamd whilst John cooked our 4 course meal. Just to endorse Tony's post of 6 May - thoroughly recommend Sail... More 

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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Despite the fact that the rain wouldn't stay away and that the wind was lively we had a great evening with John on Lake Windermere yesterday. The company of the two other couples, both of whom were making repeat visits, and of John himself made for a really sociable occasion. The dinner was superb especially when taking into account the... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

Another fantastic experience. Thanks John for making my birthday special again. A visit to the lakes isn't complete with out going on sail 'n'dine with John and (MADDIE TOO) cheers John See you next year Best wishes Andrew & Ciara Ramsden

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

This is my second attempt at reviewing our Sail n Dine experience but I wanted to ensure John got the mention he deserves so here goes again...from the first conversation John and I had about my friends hen activity- I knew we were in safe and professional hands. Everything from organising some banners on the boat to my specific dietary... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Just awesome! That's what Sail n Dine is... John could not have done any more to make the trip more special for my Dad and the group. There were personalised birthday banners on board and we were joined by a lovely couple who were also celebrating a birthday. The weather was perfect, and the sailing on Lake Windermere was just... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Yet another wonderful evening on Sail n Dine. Great food and lovely wines with a brilliant host. Just how does John entertain so well with a small kitchen facility, goodness only knows, but he does it with perfection and produces such wondrous meals. A good selection of wines bearing in mind this is a small yacht catering for six people.... More 

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Manchester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I echo all the positive thoughts of the other good reviewers. Great food, lovely boat, great chat and knowledge. I am going to be controversial and downgrade one star, only because I think John's food deserves a wider selection of quality wines. We were only offered a Grigio or Merlot. Personally I would be happy to pay an extra £5... More 

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Tipton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Wow! Wow! Wow!....and Wow! What a fabulous experience. From start to finish, this can only be described as magical. Myself, my husband and our 2 friends joined John, along with Chinese students Amery (I hope Ive spelt that correctly) and Kathy. We were all eager to learn and listened to John, passing on his expertise and sailing tips, and then... More 

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