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Pilgrim BM45

15 Fore Street | Harbour, Brixham TQ5 8AA, England
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Amazing first time sailing experience

This review is about my voyage aboard Pilgrim of Brixham from 9th of July to 16th of July, 2016. I... read more

Reviewed December 26, 2017
floahr
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Bochum, Germany
Wonderful experience!

I was fortunate enough to travel on the last weekend sailing journey this year and had a fabulous... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2017
LuxuriousNomad_com
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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Boat Trip on historic classic Brixham Heritage sailing vessel built in 1895.All food and soft drinks and use of safety equipment included. Hands on outdoor activity or relaxed coastal cruise. Keep a lookout for dolphins, seals & marine life. Enjoy the harbour sights of watercraft, picture postcard views and magnificent scenery.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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15 Fore Street | Harbour, Brixham TQ5 8AA, England
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Reviewed December 26, 2017

This review is about my voyage aboard Pilgrim of Brixham from 9th of July to 16th of July, 2016. I only now became aware of the fact that I had missed this great opportunity to praise Pilgrim and her crew on Tripadvisor. A friend and...More

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Reviewed November 7, 2017

I was fortunate enough to travel on the last weekend sailing journey this year and had a fabulous time! Everyone was lovely - from the email interactions, to the crew, to the other passengers... the entire experience was down-to-earth quality, through and through.More

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Sally G, Guest Relations Manager at Pilgrim BM45, responded to this reviewResponded November 9, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to let us and others know how much you enjoyed your weekend of genuine heritage vessell sailing. Pilgrim is now all safely tucked away for her winter maintenance programme but will be back ready to sail again...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

My wife booked us onto the “fish, chips and fizz” harbour cruise on the beautiful Pilgrim. What I thought would be a nice boat trip with a glass of bubbly, it turned out to be so much more. Brendan, the ships captain welcomed us aboard...More

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Sally G, Guest Relations Manager at Pilgrim BM45, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

Wow Ben -you certainly seem to have enjoyed the Pilgrim experience -which is so rewarding for us. Thank you so much for such a fantastic review -we really appreciate it and can't wait to welcome you back onboard for that overnight stay!

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Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

I took my dad on the evening sail for his birthday and we had a great time. We were fortunate that even in late Sep we had great weather, so calm in fact we had to start the engines to get back in time! The...More

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Sally G, Guest Relations Manager at Pilgrim BM45, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

It sounds like you both thoroughly enjoyed your "Pilgrim" experience - which makes it all worthwhile for our Skipper & Crew. Thank-you for your very kind feedback and we hope to sail with you again!

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Reviewed September 30, 2017

The lights twinkling all around the bay, the Berry Head lighthouse flashing, the pure silence with Pilgrim under full sail in the twilight - Magical! Felt really safe with the professional, friendly crew who taught us how to help sail the boat. Then back into...More

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Sally G, Guest Relations Manager at Pilgrim BM45, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

We are so pleased that you have some magical Birthday memories to look back on -it was a pleasure to sail with you. We hope to welcome you back onboard Pilgrim again very soon!

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Reviewed September 14, 2017

Awesome overnight return trip - Brixham to Dartmouth - moored. Best of both - first day sail calm/sunny - return rain/rough sea but loved every minute. Amazing crew (great humour, exceptional care, sailing technique taught, home cooking and conversation). The crew really made the trip...More

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Sally G, Guest Relations Manager at Pilgrim BM45, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

We know how much you love escaping to Brixham and we hope that your experience onboard Pilgrim will have given you even more reasons to keep returning. You will be welcome anytime!

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Reviewed September 8, 2017

We booked a trip out on the Pilgrim as a last minute thing after the bank holiday. We were met by the crew on the pontoon and welcomed aboard. Our children, (age 10 and 7) were instantly given a warm welcome down below and helped...More

Thank Leigh D
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Sally G, Guest Relations Manager at Pilgrim BM45, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2017

The Skipper and crew haven't stopped talking about this trip either! It was a joy to have you all onboard and we can't wait to welcome you back! Thank you so much for this lovely review!

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Reviewed August 5, 2017

Just come back from a 4 day 3 night trip on the Pilgrim. What a great experience haven't sailed more than 4 to 5 days before. We had really rough weather but loved every minute of it. The skipper Brendan was very experienced calm and...More

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Sally G, Guest Relations Manager at Pilgrim BM45, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2017

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time onboard despite the rather challenging weather! As you mentioned -sometimes when the elements are not behaving we have to be creative regarding the food that is practical to serve and it always helps when we hear...More

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Reviewed July 21, 2017

I booked this trip for my husband and myself. I've been on sailing trips before and haven't always enjoyed the experience. However there were no worries with this trip. The skipper Brendan and his crew were all so welcoming and friendly. It was nice to...More

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Sally G, Guest Relations Manager at Pilgrim BM45, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2017

So glad you had a good time onboard and enjoyed meeting the crew! Many thanks for your review -it is always rewarding for us to know that our guests have enjoyed the experience. Rest assured that we will make sure that Brendan has some new...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

This is the 2nd time we've been on this beautiful vessel. We absolutely loved it last year and was worried we wouldn't be quite as thrilled and excited this year. We were wrong. Each sail experience is a fantastic as the last. The crew are...More

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Sally G, Guest Relations Manager at Pilgrim BM45, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2017

Hi Nick and Suzanne -it was a real pleasure to welcome you back onboard as we always enjoy sailing with our regular guests! So pleased that you enjoyed your day and hope that you managed to get some great shots of Pilgrim from the dinghy!...More

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roy e
April 24, 2017|
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Response from BrixhamThreebs | Property representative |
check website for schedule through sailing season from April to October.
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Annie C
April 17, 2017|
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Response from Sally G | Property representative |
Hi Annie -the shortest sail we do is a half day sail which lasts for approx 3.5 hours if that is suitable for you? If there is a group of 6 of you or more we can offer you Pilgrim for private charter at a time to suit... More
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Annie C
April 17, 2017|
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Response from Sally G | Property representative |
Hi Annie -Pilgrim is out sailing this morning but if you are in Brixham at around 1.30 pm you could watch her come into the town pontoon and then have a look around if that works for you? If it was another day you were... More
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