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Address: Ipswich Haven Marina | New Cut East, Ipswich, Ipswich IP3 0EA, England
Phone Number: +44 1394 421209
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Viking Mariners offer luxury sailing experiences on the River Orwell and...

Viking Mariners offer luxury sailing experiences on the River Orwell and beyond on either one of our sailing yachts, power craft or barges.

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Great sailing experience!

We took an afternoon cruise with Lee on Father's day and it was absolutely fantastic. The boat was a magnificent 49' sailboat and the skipper (Lee) was not only a great Captain... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Jason S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took an afternoon cruise with Lee on Father's day and it was absolutely fantastic. The boat was a magnificent 49' sailboat and the skipper (Lee) was not only a great Captain, but one heck of a teacher, too! Here's the result of the experience: I intend to enroll in the Viking Mariner's sea school and get my certification from... More 

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birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

even if you are not sure if this is for you just do it ! its a great experience to have sailed on a boat that you normally walk past & say wow that's a lovely boat ! You can join in with the pulling of ropes & steering if you want to but not if you don't, just enjoy... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the very first contact with Lee (RYA and director) the whole experience has been excellent. A very Proffessional approach. Lee is an excellent communicator from the outset and on the sail itself. I originally booked for 22nd May but Lee contacted me that morning as the weather was very poor and he didn't want us to have a less... More 

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Thank justin s
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

For a birthday gift, I was brought a day's sail on viking blue,and would go again even if I paid ! The day started misty and cool but around lunch time Lee arranged for the sun to come out !! Now that's what I call arranging a perfect day.Both skipper and crew were a delight,knowledgeable and very helpful to someone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spent a glorious day with Viking Mariner afloat from Ipswich marina. Our day was part of our Ruby Wedding celebrations presented to us by friends. The owner and his wife welcomed us, professionally crewed and fed us. We could do as little or as much as we wanted with regards to sailing the yacht which itself... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

went on a 'catamaran familiarisation' sailing day. The weather was fantastic - but the captain and crew were just as sunny and lovely! I would definitely use these guys again. Lee, the Captain, is relaxed and friendly and knowledgeable. We were also pleasantly surprised at how nice Ipswich is! We travelled down the night before, stayed in Ipswich and then... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Great Day out and experience - good value for money too, would recommend to friends and family of all ages

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

The weather enhanced the day. The staff couldn't do enough to help make the day out special...plenty of wine and later lovely cups of hot chocolate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

My husband and I won a day on the Viking Blue with Lee and Hannah as our friendly crew who looked after us incredibly well. We had a fantastic day on the water and were fed and watered and educated along the way! I can absolutely see the appeal in sailing and I would definitely recommend it as a great... More 

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Woodbridge, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Very friendly captain and crew made us feel most welcome for a very enjoyable day with a great cream tea and a glass of wine!

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