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Review of Castaway Charters

Castaway Charters
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Owner description: Private boat charters and cruises,Birthdays, hen parties, family celebrations,corporate,scattering of ashes
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities
Reviewed September 24, 2011

As a surprise 75th birthday party for our grandparents, we chartered castaway for the day. The skipper David was very helpful and chatty and made the day extremely enjoyable. The boat was superbly kitted out for our needs even with a large party of 14, ranging from 17 to 75. Plenty of space for sitting, eating, and sunbathing. We were very lucky with the weather with bright sunshine and clear blue skies. David took us via some very scenic areas including 'Old Harry Rocks', and even old Harry Redknapp's house. We moored at a lovely sheltered bay called Studland. Here we were able to swim and enjoy the brilliant weather and scenery. David was clearly very experienced and his local knowledge made the trip even better. Highly recommended and would definitely go again!

Thank SameerDhumale
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Reviewed June 23, 2011

Friends took us out on the Castaway as a treat. We cruised around Poole Harbour with the 'Skipper' David, who has spent most of his life at sea either sailing over it, diving in it, or rescuing others from it, as part of a Lifeboat crew. So you can relax knowing you are definitely in safe hands.
His knowledge of the area is extensive and he pointed out lots of interesting facts as we passed by Green Island, Furzey Island and Brownsea Island until we moored up at a lovely bay to have lunch. (Unlike most of the day tripper boats, David can find you somewhere quiet to moor, to swim or sunbathe)
I can't describe how good it was, relaxing on deck, eating and drinking, chatting with friends and feeling so relaxed. I've never had an experience like it, having only travelled on large ships or ferries.
Take the family, or friends for a day they'll always remember. Highly recommended!

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