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“Top Marks”
Review of Seaforce

Ranked #30 of 85 Tours in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed June 6, 2013

With the recent heatwave in June that we have had, I decided a trip 'doon the watter' was in order...

Had a great time as always, top marks to Gregor and the team again.

2  Thank rumblebee
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Reviewed June 3, 2013

I would have marked this quite highly had it not been for the way in which the event organiser went about his business. He has no empathy for customer care at all.

We arrived at the agreed time, that is agreed until he sent a message the evening before changing the time by 30mins. So we were all there early and we met the "boss" about 15mins later who told us there was no hurry and we'd meet at the tall ship in half an hour or so.

The receptionist told us to meet at the cafe on the tall ship so we waited there for 30mins after the time he had just told us! Then I went back to the reception. She phoned the boss who turned up and accused us of being late because we were apparently supposed to meet on the deck! Clearly a communication problem here because when I explained that we were told to meet in the cafe he accused the receptionist of being "a bit dumb". When I asked the receptionist where he was she told me he was "always late"!

This aside, Gerry, the boat skipper was great. He was very accommodating and made the trip interesting, enjoyable and safe. All the equipment was in good order. It was fantastic seeing the Clyde side from that perspective. Thanks Gerry! No thanks boss guy!

8  Thank munrorunner
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Reviewed June 2, 2013

The man in charge is disorganised. He ran very late and after waiting where we were advised, and watching him pull the boat up, he tried to tell us he had been waiting for ages!

The lady at reception informed us he was always like this.

Fortunately the guy piloting our boat made up for it by being informative and polite.

Overall I would not book this again or recommend it to anyone else. I find it disappointing that tourists to Glasgow may be met with the same poor service and attitude that we did.

9  Thank simonmillage
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Reviewed March 2, 2013

I was looking for a fun activity to do with my 14 year old nephew this weekend and came across a link for Seaforce via the net (visit Scotland website I think). Result!! Everything was a breeze - I called Greg in advance and emailed our details. He emailed with confirmation, cost, how to pay, parking and advice on clothing and what to bring incase of poor weather.
On the day - all clicked into place and Greg, Gerry and John looked after the 3 groups booked today. The guys were great - fitted out safety vests, explained how they worked and made sure we were comfortable and at ease throughout the trip.
Dumbarton isn't the most glamourous destination but great for a lunch stop - we'd def recommend the Indian restaurant very close to the harbour called One Up - great food at bargain prices. Next time we'd like to do the Kilcreggan trip.
Anyone looking to do this trip should go for it - just follow the advice about clothing and wrap up warm. Seeing Glasgow and the West was a completely different experience viewed from the Clyde and gave some great photo opportunities. Negatives - can't think of any. My nephew loved it and now I'm the coolest aunt in town. Can't be bad. Thanks lads.

2  Thank HCM269
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Reviewed January 25, 2013

I did a Marine Radio Course this week at Seaforce. The course was hosted by Greg who was a great trainer and all round nice chap. The experience was professional and the facilites excellent. I will be going back myself and would recommend to everyone be it for a course or a pleasure trip. Thanks Seaforce!

3  Thank Tony M
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