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Address: Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE, England
Phone Number: +44 7976 214569
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May 2016 marks 30 years of trading and 4th consecutive Certificate of...

May 2016 marks 30 years of trading and 4th consecutive Certificate of excellence award! I offer 2 trips most days. The 10.30 to 1.30 lunch sail for up to 8 people gives a hands on sailing experience with a sumptuous buffet lunch with wine. 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. 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!

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Best night ever!

From the minute we stepped onto the boat we knew we were in for a treat, John is the kind of guy you just warm to from the word go. He sat us all down on deck and explained the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

From the minute we stepped onto the boat we knew we were in for a treat, John is the kind of guy you just warm to from the word go. He sat us all down on deck and explained the itinerary for the evening before setting sail round Belle Isle. He explained so much about the surrounding area, and considering... More 

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Jerusalem District, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

John is a great host!, he took our family for nearly three hours cruise around the north part of the lake. tutored my kids (6&9) the art of sailing, suffered bravely their transgressions against his yacht well being :) ( my apologies, John ). Gave as a grand brunch, (fantastic Chutney). and brought us back wholly satisfied. Highly Recommended !!!

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Thank amirh37
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a wedding gift bought for us and it was a perfect surprise and experience. Picked up and driven down to the Yacht and just looked after thoroughly from start to finish. Great food and wine and John is a great cheerful character and we wouldn't hesitate to go again. It was also really nice to dine with other... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have never been on a yacht before and when I surprised my wife for her 50th birthday their was no way was she going on it,apprehension was not the word but she went with me although terrified and you couldn't believe how 20 minutes into our trip she was so surprised by how much she was enjoying it which... More 

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been regulars on Sail n Dine with John and his precusors. Over 16 years we have never had a less than excellent evening. John is knowledgeable about the Lake and its feature and houses and is a wealth of information, An expert sailor, good cook and host. Unreserveably recommend, but be aware in high season you must book... More 

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a week in the lakes and this was by far the best experience of our holiday. John is a brilliant knowledgeable host, sailor and cook. The evening was spectacular with very high quality food and plenty of wine. John managed the evening so well we felt as if the four people we had never met before who sailed with... More 

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Thank David R
Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

John is an excellent host and full of fun and made my friends birthday trip very special. We all took turns sailing and laughed throughout our trip. Thanks John we WILL be back!

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Kelso, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fabulous trip and a total surprise organised by my friend for her birthday celebration. John was a brilliant host and extremely professional. We all felt at ease and he made a great effort to explain basic sailing techniques and local knowledge. We were so lucky to be allowed to sail individually and it made the whole trip so worth... More 

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic evening sail n dine in June. From the moment we were picked up from our hotel (much appreciated as meant we could both enjoy the wine and port on board!) we were made to feel very welcome by John, an excellent host. We thoroughly enjoyed sailing around the lake, and the meal, cooked and served by... More 

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Hawick
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a family treat from our sister to celebrate her birthday, we had no idea what to expect but within minutes we were all made very comfortable by john....As we sailed he was always ready with information on our surroundings and points of interest, lunch was lovely and very relaxing and then finished with a sail back. We will... More 

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