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Eastwood Whelpton

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Sailing on the beautiful Norfolk Broads - from taster sails for a couple of hours to week long hire holidays. Whether you are a complete beginner or a seasoned sailor we can offer you an experience to learn and enjoy.
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Boat Dyke Road | Upton Yacht Station, Upton NR13 6BL, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hired a boat here with my late dad almost 50 years ago and went back for a trip down memory lane to look around. Hasnt changed all that much from what I remember. Met someone who knew some of the boats I could remember, nice...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

This was our first time on the Broads. My wife and I had a great week sailing one of their vintage yachts, Bootlegger. Everything was as we expected and we were made to feel very welcome by all the very friendly staff. If you fancy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

This was the 8th Broads sailing holiday I have taken with my father over 25 years (all as adults) but our 1st in more than 10 years and with Eastwood Whelpton. The booking process was easy and well organised and Anne and Andy were very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Andy H, Owner at Eastwood Whelpton, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

Thank you for such a super, positive and honest review. Glad you had a good time on Windjammer - we look forward to seeing you all again in the future!

Reviewed September 1, 2018

We've just returned from 4 nights on Dawn Wind. We arrived and were greeted with a hot cup of tea and quickly shown around our boat. Brilliant safety and familiarisation briefing and lots of enthusiastic smiles from everyone we saw. Our boat, was clean, comfortable...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Andy H, Owner at Eastwood Whelpton, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Many thanks for your kind comments which I have passed on to the team! Look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed August 26, 2018

After a fabulous holiday last year we decided to book a weeks Family flotilla sailing experience at Eastwood Whelpton. We learned of the family flotilla experience on the Facebook page and loved the idea of sailing on board our own yacht but with other families,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Andy H, Owner at Eastwood Whelpton, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

Thank you so much Simon and Family - you all helped make it a great week for us all too! Jimmy thoroughly enjoyed the week and is planning the next one for 2019.. possibly on the Southern Rivers next time. All the best for the...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Just returned from an excellent few days on a yacht from Eastwood Whelpton. The owners, Andy and Annie are lovely and great at what they do. We were welcomed onto our chosen yacht, Windjammer, with a charming Norfolk gift pack of tea, coffee, milk and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Andy H, Owner at Eastwood Whelpton, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you! Glad you had a fun weekend and some great sailing. Come again soon!

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Our week’s holiday was a joy from start to finish. We were welcomed with a cup of coffee in the office, then shown to Tornado, which is a lovely old boat, full of character. The orientation was thorough, and the boat was furnished with an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Andy H, Owner at Eastwood Whelpton, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

Thank you Mavis! Delighted you enjoyed your holiday on Tornado.

Reviewed August 7, 2018

It's wonderful to have a new learning curve to go up after 58 years of sailing, and Anne and Andy Hamilton are the ideal people to lend a hand. Their advice, from choice of boat through routes and recommended places was much appreciated, as was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Andy H, Owner at Eastwood Whelpton, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

Thank you so much for your review - glad it was a good introduction to the Norfolk Broads for you all. Looking forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed August 1, 2018

This was the first week since the mid nineties of sailing on 'The Broads' for me; a second for my wife and a first for my son and his friend. We had it all sun (very hot!!!), fair to light winds and then a storm...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Andy H, Owner at Eastwood Whelpton, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

Thank you! Look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed July 28, 2018

We are spending our first night on land for two weeks and the whole family wishes we were back on Tempest. My wife Karis and I had little sailing experience but our children (aged 21,19 & 17) did and we wanted to have one last...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Andy H, Owner at Eastwood Whelpton, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

Thank you Stephen, Karis and Family - it was great to meet you all this summer and we are delighted you had such a good couple of weeks on the water! Happy summer sailing days to remember!

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