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Sail Bruny

34 reviews
Kettering, Australia
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About Sail Bruny
For a classic sailing experience, join us on Ubique of Hobart, a classic Huon pine Lyle Hess 32 foot Bristol Channel Cutter. Enjoy a classic sailing experience in the waters around North Bruny Island. Whether it's for a day sail past historic landmarks and anchoring for lunch off pristine beaches, experiencing sailing with 2-4 people or chartering Ubique for a special occasion (parties of up to 6), what better way to enjoy beautiful Bruny Island. 3.5 hours introduction to sailing experiences also available. Please contact us for details.
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

I recently did an Intro to Sailing with Sail Bruny. My hopes were high for what this experience would be and they managed to exceed them. Chris and Jo were gracious hosts aboard their beautiful cutter, Ubique. Despite a bit of rain, it was a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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sailbruny2016, Owner at Sail Bruny, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2018

It was a pleasure to have you aboard Ryan and full marks to you for embracing the weather on the day in true sailing spirit! Jo and Chris

Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I set sail with Chris and Joanne on a beautiful, sunny Saturday afternoon after receiving a voucher as a wedding gift. Chris and Joanne were extremely hospitable, knowledgeable and great company. They provided us with a truly once in a lifetime experience...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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sailbruny2016, Owner at Sail Bruny, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Thank you Robbie and Grace for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your wedding gift of the sail experience. Best wishes Chris and Joanne

Reviewed March 22, 2018

On a recent holiday to Tasmania, my wife arranged a morning on the water with Sail Bruny to celebrate my 75 birthday. What a wonderful experience we had on that warm sunny morning with just enough of a light breeze to get us underway under...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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sailbruny2016, Owner at Sail Bruny, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2018

Thanks very much Roy, it was a delight to have you and Denise on board. I was pleased that we had a moderate breeze that enabled an enjoyable sail to Little Oyster Cove. I must mention that your helming was terrific. It was a lovely...More

Reviewed March 19, 2018

I organised a surprise sailing birthday trip for my husband back in August 2016. After a series of obstacles over the next 18 months, we were thrilled that Chris and Jo from Sail Bruny had not forgotten us. In fact, they went out of their...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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sailbruny2016, Owner at Sail Bruny, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

Thank you Nadine for such a lovely review. It was a great day on the water and terrific that you were both able to get that well-deserved break. Thank you for choosing Sail Bruny for your birthday gift for Richard. Best wishes Joanne and Chris

Reviewed March 11, 2018

We enjoyed the Wine and Cheese sunset sail with Chris and Jo. Easy to find their mooring at Kettering we set off on a perfect autumn night. Chris had us sailing in no time and with a gentle breeze we were able to enjoy fabulous...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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sailbruny2016, Owner at Sail Bruny, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2018

Thank you Polly and Peter for joining us and taking the time to give Sail Bruny feedback. It was pretty perfect conditions for a twilight sail and we are so pleased that the Young Endeavour was part of your unique experience on Ubique. Best wishes...More

Reviewed March 8, 2018

Our Sailing Bruny day commenced with meeting Chris and Ubique on the jetty at Oyster Cove Bay and immediately his relaxed nature and Ubiques' charm made us welcome and comfortable for the adventure ahead. After a briefing on the boat and safety afloat he asked...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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sailbruny2016, Owner at Sail Bruny, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2018

Thanks for your kind words Chaz and Charlie. It was a great day and as we know, boat speed is king! A great twilight race and I look forward to having you on Ubique of Hobart again, as a twilight sail won't be same without...More

Reviewed March 7, 2018

What a fantastic way to spend a day, sailing the d'Entrecasteaux Channel off Bruny Island with family and two gracious and knowledgeable hosts in Chris and Jo aboard Ubique, their lovely Bristol Cutter. The day was perfect, warm and sunny with light winds and smooth...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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sailbruny2016, Owner at Sail Bruny, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2018

Thank you Jim for the review of our day together and we are very pleased that your family of 4 had a terrific, relaxing time. It was a day to remember and terrific that we got to meet and spend time with you all. Joanne...More

Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous day on the water with Chris and Jo. We got to experience the natural beauty of the d'Entrecasteaux channel and were fortunate to sail near two Sea Eagles feeding. Speaking of food, the catering was first class with a mouth watering...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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sailbruny2016, Owner at Sail Bruny, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2018

Thank you for your review James. It was lovely to see the look of surprise and excitement on Carole's face when you first arrived and we are very happy that we got to share those special wildlife moments together. Thanks for booking with Sail Bruny...More

Reviewed February 9, 2018

#sailbruny The day started out perfectly -  with hosts Chris and Jo,  giving a lovely warm welcome to all.  Ubique is the same vessel that was used by "Married at first sight" tv show for one of the  honeymoon couples, so you can see how a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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sailbruny2016, Owner at Sail Bruny, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2018

We are very glad you enjoyed your time with us at Sail Bruny so much. It was a pleasure to have you see a little of Bruny Island that few visitors get to experience. Best wishes Chris and Joanne

Reviewed February 3, 2018

My wife gave me this treat: a 3.5 hour sailing experience with Chris in his very stable and superb Bristol Cutter built in Tasmania with local timbers. After being picked up at the Barnes Bay Jetty Chris provided a history of the vessel and we...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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sailbruny2016, Owner at Sail Bruny, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2018

Thank you Gerry for your review, I am pleased you found the practical sailing experience of use with your sailing plans. Hope to see you on the water in your own craft! Chris

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