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“horizon”(5 reviews)
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| Quai du Canelot, 11492 Castelnaudary, France
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I DO NOT like to write negative reviews, but iI feel I need to; been putting this off for a couple of months... We were 8 on board. We travelled from Homps to Port Cassafières. We loved the Midi Canal, wine, food, friends, villages, people,...More

Thank johntobin111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very poorly maintained boats and very poor customer service great location just use another boat hire company

Thank William R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't even know where to start except to say do NOT ever book with LE Boat. This is a very poorly run business that charges people a lot of money for non-functioning boats, where nothing operates as it should and definitely not luxury as...More

3  Thank Linda O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The boat was a disaster, showers didn’t drain, engine overheated, half of what they said would be included wasn’t - admittedly when we reserved they said it was the last boat available but we expected better. No Bow thruster, 3 fenders fell off due to...More

1  Thank ds213
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Started from Castelnaudary towards Port Cassafière; 1 week. Good things and bad things, without chronology. Started the cruise with a boat, Vision 4, that obviously was coming back from a bumper boat tournament. Inside it was just clean, specially the bathrooms, and the lady told...More

Thank Arcadio M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went one way from Nort Sur Erdre to Messac on Horizon 4 with 7 on board for 10 nights beginning 20 th september Boat was spotless and almost everything worked. Being our 4 th boat rental we had experience of thorough boat handovers in the...More

1  Thank ancell98
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

We are avid boaters and RVers so a Canal Cruise was well within range of adventures. Our expectations and experience were not realized with Le Boat. First, two weeks prior to starting, we were informed that our top-tier cruise and boat were rescheduled to a...More

Thank BorregoSailor
Reviewed September 27, 2018

I would hereby like to compliment one of your employees, Marion from LeBoat for the excellent service she provided me last June during our vacation cruising the Canal du Midi with Le Boat. The boat we rented started having problems with the water pump. It...More

Thank mgodoy2018
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

My canal cruise was ruined by the poor steering on what is meant to be a new boat. As we later understood, the new Horizons have got a flat hull with almost no keel making even the slightest turn a never ending exercise in stopping...More

1  Thank gillebobs
Reviewed September 23, 2018

As a repeat customer I had high expectations, from my last trip 10 years ago, which i had no problems with. Unfortunately, standards have slipped. I am a very experienced sailor, offshore and rivers, and although my standards are exacting, these comments are all objective...More

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August 21, 2018|
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Response from gabbygigi | Reviewed this property |
Our Canal du Midi route offered many level areas to moor. We were on a Horizon which allowed for two levels of access. Some of the banks were steep but most of the docks in towns along the way were easily accessible.
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June 4, 2018|
Response from Simon B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I assume that you have found the YouTube video of your trip. I am not allowed to include a link but it is titled: "Le Boat Return Trip: Nieuwpoort, via Brugge, Deinze & Gent. GoPro, 2016" The key to canal boating... More
January 24, 2018|
Response from bargegirlflaneuse | Reviewed this property |
Go do Canal du Midi - great area. Do not go with Le Boat