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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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OUTSTANDING EVENING

Thank you John for such a great evening! The food , the service, the atmosphere was outstanding. I would recommend this to everyone that I know as the must do thing to do when at... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Thank you John for such a great evening! The food , the service, the atmosphere was outstanding. I would recommend this to everyone that I know as the must do thing to do when at Windermere See you again soon 5 star on a beautiful boat . Thank you Steve.Sue, Steve

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

My name is George and my wife's name is June we sailed with John on the 19th of August. the evening got off to a damp start as it was raining as we set sail on this beautiful vessel . Soon we were being filled with all of Johns extensive knowledge of the local area and its residents past and... More 

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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The rain and lack of wind for sailing on Windermere couldn't spoil our very happy evening on John's beautiful yacht and our meal was superb. The rain soon eased, a rainbow appeared and then we were able to experience a stunning sunset silhouetting the Lakeland peaks. For John's friendly hospitality, interesting companions and a gourmet meal served in a unique... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Visited John and Maddie 2 for an 'Exclusive Sail n Dine' experience to celebrate my birthday with Mark and also our 1st Anniversary xXx The whole experience with John was absolutely second to none and if I could have rated him more 'Stars' than 5 he would most definitely have gotten 10/10 xXx Although the Sailing and lunch was out... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This is an absolutely truly magical day out. Two adults and two teenagers who have never been on a yacht never mind sailing one! John is a really lovely man who made us all so very welcome. My two teenagers never stopped talking about how nice he was for the rest of the holiday. He made us all so welcome... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

What an event. I have never sailed before let alone cruise Windermere even though I have been going there all my life. Last night we did both and I cannot tell you how much I enjoyed it. Our host John was welcoming and friendly and couldn't do enough to make the experience one to remember. The food and wine were... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We have been Sailing and Dining now with John since he first started on Lake Windermere and every year is just as good as the first. We usually invite friends to join us and they are very warmly received by John and are made to feel really at home. His knowledge of the lakeside properties with a bit of gossip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Myself and 3 others went out on a Monday Evening with John on the boat. John was a great host from the beginning, very informative about the surrounding area, the history of the houses surrounding the lake, it was very interesting. John took time to explain about his boat and answer all our questions, we even got a chance to... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Fabulous three hours out on Windermere. John is a skilled sailor and a great host, coped efficiently with my dietary needs and made everyone welcome. The included lunch was very fresh, varied, well served and filling. Great treat for hubby to get to sail the yatch for a time too, had a fabulous time. Great to meet John, a guy... More 

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Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We took my mum and dad as a birthday treat for a 3 hour sail including an hours stop for lunch, the group ranged from 11 to 83 years old, we all had an excellent time. We all got involved in the sailing and learnt about the lake the boat and much more. John is a great host and his... More 

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