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Sail 'n' Dine

Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE, England
+44 7976 214569
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Marvellous Evening Sail

We have just returned from our 4th Sail'n'dine experience. John was the perfect host, as ever, and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
stoatonstilts
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Excellent evening on the lake.

Great evening onboard johns yacht. The food was cooked whilst we enjoyed a drink on deck and then... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
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May 2016 marks 30 years of trading and 4th consecutive Certificate of excellence award! I offer 2 trips most days. The 10.30 to 1.30 lunch sail for up to 8 people gives a hands on sailing experience with a sumptuous buffet lunch with wine. My jewel in the crown evening sail leaves at 6pm and is a taste of true yachting, eating and drinking out on the Lake! My 4 course dinner is cooked by me using the finest local produce cooked to your specification whilst the conversation (and wine)flows! I take up to 6 (Adults only) in the evening. You must of guessed by now that I am completely a one man band! I am receptionist, chauffeur, wine waiter, skipper, chef and washer upper!
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Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We have just returned from our 4th Sail'n'dine experience. John was the perfect host, as ever, and we enjoyed a great evening out on Windermere. The meal was delicious and the journey back across the lake under the stars was magical. Would definitely recommend.

Thank stoatonstilts
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great evening onboard johns yacht. The food was cooked whilst we enjoyed a drink on deck and then we went below to a fabulous 4 course meal. Nothing was too much for the host John. Defiantly worth visiting sail n dine if you want a...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely few hours on 9/9/17. Blessed with great weather we arrived at the boatyard to be met by John who is a very accomplished host and has a knack of involving all members of the party. Smart boat and a joy to spend...More

Thank Gill J
Reviewed 1 week ago

John was very accommodating and went the extra mile to make the trip a special one for a friend celebrating her birthday. He got us engaged in helping to steer the ship and provided an amazing and delicious lunch.

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Thank 58glamgal58
Reviewed 1 week ago

John and his boat (Maddie Too) are just great. John took 6 of us for a sail down Lake Windermere from Bowness and back. He is such a personable guy and gave a couple of us the confidence to take the helm. He, and one...More

Thank John V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic! The entire experience start to finish was more than we expected, a main highlight being our host John! Thank you so much for a great morning. This excursion gives you the opportunity to see some lovely views from the Lake itself, gain some...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked the sail and brunch for myself and my husband as he loves the water and boats. The morning was a bit overcast, but that didn't spoil our enjoyment. John was a fountain of knowledge about both sailing and the surrounding area. He spent...More

Thank Rachel F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of being hosted for a private hire on a Sunday afternoon and John was the best accomplice in helping me surprise my girlfriend with a diamond ring and a wedding proposal. The experience was fantastic and we were fortunate to have...More

Thank Gabriel U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an excellent trip with Captain John an excellent host and chef. He made sure that everyone was comfortable and well informed of points of interest on the lake [Windermere]. Drinks were regularly supplied and the quality of the meals was first class. Being...More

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Thank 694rogere
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant night, excellent food and host full of local information. I would not hesitate to recommend.

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jwrangles
22 September 2017|
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Response from Chris G | Reviewed this property |
Take him on the sail n dine you won't regret it. I took my wife and she doesn't impress easily but thought it was fantastic. it really is a value for money and a great well organised experience. I think your dad would... More
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D M
4 June 2017|
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Response from John H | Property representative |
Hi. I've done the very same trip in Barbados and I've got to say the rum punches won't have helped! joking aside, I really wouldn't worry as it's a lake and non tidal so we don't get that swell which causes sickness. I can... More
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coloradokate46
27 May 2017|
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Response from John H | Property representative |
Hi and thanks for your enquiry. best to book as early as possible as I only take 6 per trip. do you have a particular date in mind and I'll check my availability?
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