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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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Fabulous Sail n Brunch!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Thanks to john for a super evening. The weather was on our side, and we had great company with the other four diners, but it was always going to be a brilliant evening. The yacht was comfortable and clean, the food was delicious and there was plenty of it! John kept us topped up with wine or beer and port... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We booked for Easter Sunday - Sail n Brunch. Two teens and Two adults and opted to go on the yacht exclusively rather than have another couple join us. John made sure even before arrival that everything would be catered for. We met John at 10.25am as arranged and found him to be a hugely friendly and easy going person.... More 

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Essex, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

I booked dinner on the boat for easter Saturday via the blenheim lodge guesthouse with my partner marc. We sailed with 2 other couples who we didn't know. Prior to sailing I was contacted by John the skipper who was super friendly and helpful and asked us to chose our menu from the website. We met at the marina at... More 

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West Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Super day out with John and his beautiful yacht. Not a lot of wind and weather changeable but he made it an interesting and enjoyable sail. Nice to be able to helm for spell and enjoy the under sail experience. Lunch was most enjoyable with Mums chutney and Johns mackerel pate. Not be missed

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Once again John provided us with a fantastic night on Lake Windermere. This is a must for anyone who wants to do something a little bit different. My wife and I cannot imagine a visit to Bowness without a night on the lake with John. As usual the food was gorgeous and our host was excellent. My advice, give it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

Big thanks to John for making our 30th family birthday bash one to remember. Food was delicious and experience of sailing was thoroughly enjoyed by all.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

When we tried to book a cruise at short notice with Sail 'n Dine, John explained that whilst his planned sunset cruise was fully-booked, he could take my wife and I on a private cruise over lunch. It turned out to be a lovely outing and we were thrilled that we had made the decision to take the cruise. John... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Had a fantastic (if slightly damp) trip out on Maddie Two with John for my husband's 50th birthday. We all thoroughly enjoyed the few hours on the water, especially our two sons (10 & 12) who steered the boat in 23 knot winds. John kept a close eye and gave directions, whilst the boys had their first (and probably not... More 

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