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Viking Mariners

Ipswich Haven Marina New Cut East | New Cut East, Ipswich, Ipswich IP3 0EA, England
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Great tuition and a fun day out too

Two of us underwent the Catamaran handling course on Sunday 11th June 2018. Lee Weaver was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JohnDoeTyneandwear
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Tyne and wear
you're in good hands with Viking Mariners!

I'm a repeat customer of Viking Mariners, and i've found them professional, knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2018
cynikal
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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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Ipswich Haven Marina New Cut East | New Cut East, Ipswich, Ipswich IP3 0EA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Two of us underwent the Catamaran handling course on Sunday 11th June 2018. Lee Weaver was professional, friendly and effortlessly took us through all the docking, anchoring and general worrying aspects of handling a large cat in a confined marina / river. Excellent learning experience...More

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Reviewed January 16, 2018

I'm a repeat customer of Viking Mariners, and i've found them professional, knowledgeable and conveniently located (from London). So far, my gf and I have both done comp crew and I've completed day skipper done with them this summer. I now can't wait to return...More

Thank cynikal
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Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

This was my third experience with Viking Mariners and again did not disappoint. We were met with a warm welcome from Lee and Nathan who looked after us throughout the day. Lee’s experience and knowledge provided an exceptional day of sailing, despite the icy cold...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2017

I bought this for my husband for our wedding anniversary as a day out and we had a fabulous time! Everyone was really friendly and you could try as little or as much sailing as you liked! Food was lovely and Lee had a great...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

I bought two tickets from buy a gift for an afternoon of sailing and cream tea for my brother and I. My brother has Aspergers and struggles with anxiety in unfamiliar situations. When i contacted Viking Mariners to book our afternoon, Lee was very helpful....More

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Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous day out!!! This sailing experience was booked through buyagift.com as a present for my partner but 2 other family members joined us. Non of us had ever sailed before but we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Lee the captain and his wife Sue...More

Thank Greners
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Reviewed November 16, 2016

A perfect balance of refreshment, invigoration and conviviality was provided by the entire experience of ‘stay and sail’. During our sail, the our host and hostess got everything right – the conversation, the catering and their skillful approach to ensuring each of their guests relished...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2016

I booked a surprise Sail & Stay package for my husband and I to enjoy our wedding anniversary celebrations - me without sea legs but wanting to reawaken husband's old passion for sailing. The booking process was efficient and friendly with Sue and despite my...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2016

We had a wonderful day out on the water with Lee and his crew. Viking Blue was a beautiful boat and we all thoroughly enjoyed the chance to helm. Lee was a great host who kept us all entertained with his anecdotes and Suffolk Maritime...More

Thank Joanna W
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Reviewed September 2, 2016

Good day out, good skipper,learnt a lot. great well looked after yacht. Missed the man overboard drill! Will be back for training courses.

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