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Sail 'n' Dine

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“thanks john”(40 reviews)
“course meal”(26 reviews)
May 2018 marks 32 years of trading, my 11th season and 6th 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...more
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Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE, England
+44 7976 214569
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All reviewsthanks johnthe perfect hostcourse mealgreat companysardine patewonderful eveninghis knowledgelunch cruiselakeland villagehome madefruit loafjohn makescelebrating a birthdayfellow guestswine and beerlocal historyhighly recommend this experience
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

This was the second time we have spent the evening with John on "Maddie Too". The group was made up ourselves, two close friends and another couple whom we hadn't met before. The ice was soon broken and we all chatted together whilst John cast...More

Thank SammyC3951
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Fabulous day spent sailing on beautiful Lake Windermere! John is very knowledgable about the area and seems to enjoy sharing it and his boat with guests. Great sailing, great information and a delicious meal on top of all that! Highly recommend a sail with John...More

Thank Lu23B
Reviewed 11 June 2018

An excellent way to mark dad's 80th birthday. John looked after us really well and makes the occasion all the more special.

Thank kandmr
Reviewed 3 June 2018

What a fantastic evening we had from being picked up by John to the sail on Lake Windermere on the Maddie two. Great sail we shared with the lovely 3 girls from the US also the food was just out of this world. John was...More

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We booked sail n dine to celebrate my in laws 70th birthday. Talk about celebrating in style. John is certainly the host with the most, lovely guy, very friendly and his knowledge of Bowness is second to none. The highlight for us was taking turns...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful experience we had sailing an ocean going yacht on Lake Windermere. The weather couldn’t have been kinder. John, the owner, was brilliant, explaining ‘how, what, why, where and when’ to sail - his love of sailing is infectious. To top it all...More

Thank Imca
Reviewed 31 May 2018

This is truly a fantastic way to see the ever beautiful Lake Windermere. My trip was a gift from my wife to celebrate my birthday, we were not disappointed! From the very start, we felt comfortable on the beautiful, meticulously maintained yacht. The facilities, food/drink...More

Thank Craig R
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

This was a really fun trip and a great way to see Lake Windemere for somebody like myself who has never been there before. John was very friendly and gave us lots of information about the places we were sailing past. There were six of...More

Thank Zoe T
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Enjoyed a father and son bonding weekend in the Lake District and although I sail a dinghy and occasional go out of Poole on a 24 ft yacht, the experience today with John was something else. A most beautiful day with a good breeze made...More

Thank DaveH2259
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Myself and my partner booked the Sail n Dine lunch experience as we wanted a lake trip on our first visit to Windermere and John, our captain, did not disappoint. I spoke to him the day before the trip in order to book and he...More

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29 June 2018|
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Response from John H | Property representative |
Thanks for your enquiry, we sail at 6pm and from Bowness but unfortunately my next availability for dinner is 9th July.
Fran G
10 April 2018|
Response from John H | Property representative |
Hi Fran you can give me a call on 07976 214569
22 September 2017|
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Response from John H | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for your enquiry. Would it be possible for you to give me a call to discuss on 07976 214569? Regards John