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Sovereign Sailing

Trident Marina, Kinsale, Ireland
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3 hour sailing trip

Very professional and fun sailing trip for our group of 8. Could not be happier with our three... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jimY5756TG
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Topnotch experience!

I made an inquiry in the office with Barry and my husband and I sailed two days later with James... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Run2Ski
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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If you're looking for an adventurous & healthy holiday activity sailing may have the answer.There's no need to don a wetsuit, all cruises are run aboard our cruising yachts based at the Trident Marina Kinsale. You can choose from a day or half day sail. Sailing TimesMorning: 10:00 to 13:00 Afternoon: 14:00 to 17:00 Sunset cruise: 18:00 to 20:30.
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Trident Marina, Kinsale, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Very professional and fun sailing trip for our group of 8. Could not be happier with our three hour sail. Thanks guys.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I made an inquiry in the office with Barry and my husband and I sailed two days later with James. The boats are all impeccably maintained and we particularly enjoyed our outing in the 1720. Staff is professional, knowledgeable and friendly. Weather cooperated nicely but...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These guys do it right! Barry was our Captain and they upgraded our boat unexpectedly; gave us a great experience of the Kinsale Harbor and even made our way to the Sea to observe the Sovereigns in perfect conditions. Made a fantastic memory that more...More

Thank Steve M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great tour with Charlie. Unfortunately Mother Nature did not cooperate with any wind, but we still enjoyed a tour of the harbour and out onto the open water. We would definitely recommend this tour and when in Ireland again will be back looking...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely evening sailing to and around Old Head with Charlie. It was a beautiful and smooth sail. He put us right to work, which we loved! The communication online with James was wonderful and prompt from start to finish. We highly recommend...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best what i ever did!! Im glad about our desition for saiing!! Thanks Mike for the interesting Trip, we learned so much, laught a lot and meet special persons!!! We are so thankful for this Highlight, the knowledgeable Instructor and this great Experience!!!Will never...More

Thank Susann E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my parents out on a sleep-on-board charter for a few days. Sovereign supplied a skipper, Charlie, and a 44' yacht. Both were really excellent - Charlie was able to guide us through unfamiliar waters, and was really friendly - there to do as...More

Thank Ben E
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Sovereign S, Owner at Sovereign Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ben, Thanks for taking the time to share this review, we really appreciate it and are delighted you and your family group enjoyed the experience. James

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

I've completed a few sailing courses with Sovereign Sailing and every instructor has been highly knowledgeable, professional, friendly, and an absolute pleasure to be around. Every sailing trip has highly enjoyable and the course curriculum is always carefully taught according to each student's experience/level of...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2016

We had a wonderful experience with Sovereign Sailing. James was responsive and helpful, giving us good advice about which trip we should take. And he was kind, encouraging and informative during the sail! We had a wonderful time and would definitely recommend it to anyone...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2016

Kinsale is a beautiful Irish coastal town and great for walking, shopping, etc. But you get an evening more amazing perspective on Kinsale when you see it from the water. We enjoyed a great afternoon sail with Niall on their 40' Hanse and got a...More

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Response from SovereignSail | Property representative |
Hi Charlotte, I do apologise, we have just launched a new site and had a bug in the booking system. I believe it is all working now, however I will email you directly 1St thing tomorrow morning to arrange your sailing... More
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21 March 2017|
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Response from SovereignSail | Property representative |
Hello Mary. Thank you for your inquiry. We would need a little more information regarding your husbands mobility. Would he be able to step onto the boat and up a couple of steps to sit in the cockpit or is he confined to a... More
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