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Skippered & bareboat sailing days or weekends in the Solent for non experienced & experienced sailors, families of any ages, groups of friends or individuals. We have a fleet of privately owned sailing yachts from 26 to 40ft & a 56ft luxury...more
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Satchell Lane | Mercury Yacht Harbour, Hamble SO31 4HQ, England
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Reviewed March 19, 2015

This was a fantastic weekend and I would highly recommend it. We went in the winter and it was cold but even so I enjoyed every single minute. The boats we used were incredibly well equipped and the skippers were the perfect mix of safety...More

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Melanie W, Owner at Universal Yacht Charter - Day Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2015

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive review. We are passionate about finding ways for people who have not sailed before to get involved and combining this with biking gives a great combination for active people to get enthusiastic...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very fun 5 days at sea. The yatch was in perfect order, clean and sailed well. As well as the course we traveled around seeing the different sights whiles learning at the same time. As an 18year old they made me feel very welcome. The...More

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Melanie W, Owner at Universal Yacht Charter - Day Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much Will and so pleased you enjoyed your RYA Day Skipper practical course with us. Best of luck with your future sailing and training plans. Best wishes Chris & Mel Warwick

Reviewed October 8, 2018

Highly enjoyable 5 days , Tim Wood was an excellent instructor and I highly recommend him. The yacht was clean and well serviced. Food was decent quality and the Pubs visited in the evenings of very good quality. We learnt so much over the course...More

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Melanie W, Owner at Universal Yacht Charter - Day Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for such a glowing review and so pleased to hear you enjoyed your RYA Competent Crew course with Instructor Tim. We look forward to you returning for your Day Skipper practical in 2019. Best wishes, Melanie Warwick

Reviewed September 4, 2018

I have bought a brand new Dufour 56 this year abd on day 1 the coolant leaked completely after 2 hrs 9f use. Then water started to leak in the bilges after a month of use and then diesel also. The dealer from Universal Yachting...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2018

Good, clean boats with modern equipment, great service and assistance from the team and a pretty good price too.

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Melanie W, Owner at Universal Yacht Charter - Day Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much Charles and look forward to you sailing with us again soon. Best wishes from Chris, Mel and the team at Universal Yachting

Reviewed July 9, 2018

We had a fantastic weekend cruising around the Solent on Bubbles. A great boat, well equipped and fantastic service from the Team at Universal Yacht Charter.More

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Melanie W, Owner at Universal Yacht Charter - Day Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review for us and really pleased you enjoyed sailing the new Dufour 360 Bubbles. We look forward to you sailing with us again very soon. Best wishes from Chris, Mel and the...More

Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

What a brilliant weekend we have had! 4 days mile building on Anhinga with skipper Simon Layton who was fantastic! We fitted in Cowes, Weymouth, Cherbourg and Alderney. We re practised skills learnt on our Comp Crew course, we were all a little worried we...More

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Melanie W, Owner at Universal Yacht Charter - Day Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much Coral and great to hear you fitted a lot into your weekend milebuilding. Look forward to hearing from you again. Best wishes from Chris, Mel and the team at Universal Yachting

Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Pickle an excellent boat to hire, great sailing in solent, Chris & team so friendly and helpful we hope to hire again soon

Thank JULIA C
Melanie W, Owner at Universal Yacht Charter - Day Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed sailing the new Dufour 412 "Pickle" and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes, Chris, Mel & the team at Universal Yachting

Reviewed May 28, 2018

Took 3 people out in the solent for a long weekend on the lovely new boat "Bubbles". As always Chris and the universal yachting team were very welcoming and the boat was in as new condition when I got on board. Having chartered from Chris...More

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Melanie W, Owner at Universal Yacht Charter - Day Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much Nick for taking the time to write such a great review for us and really pleased you enjoyed sailing the new Dufour 360 "Bubbles". We look forward to you sailing with us again very soon. Best wishes from Chris, Mel and...More

Reviewed May 9, 2018

Four of us chartered a Dufour 36 for the weekend for £850. The staff of the company were very efficient and helpful from beginning to end, and everything was visible with excellent communication. They were prepared to accept our ICC, Day Skipper and Radio certificates,...More

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Melanie W, Owner at Universal Yacht Charter - Day Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much John for taking the time to write such a great review and really pleased you enjoyed sailing our Dufour 365 "Anhinga". We look forward to you sailing with us again very soon. Best wishes from Chris, Mel and the team at...More

Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

I chartered yacht for 2 days . Staff very helpful and knowledgeable. Will definately return . Boat clean and well maintained.

Thank OTimm54
Melanie W, Owner at Universal Yacht Charter - Day Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you and look forward to you sailing with us again soon. Best wishes, Melanie Warwick

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