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Viking Mariners

Ipswich Haven Marina New Cut East | New Cut East, Ipswich, Ipswich IP3 0EA, England
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you're in good hands with Viking Mariners!

I'm a repeat customer of Viking Mariners, and i've found them professional, knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2018
cynikal
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NYC
Exhilarating experience

This was my third experience with Viking Mariners and again did not disappoint. We were met with a... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
markknowles5
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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Viking Mariners offer luxury sailing experiences on the River Orwell and beyond on either one of our sailing yachts, power craft or barges.
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Ipswich Haven Marina New Cut East | New Cut East, Ipswich, Ipswich IP3 0EA, England
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

I'm a repeat customer of Viking Mariners, and i've found them professional, knowledgeable and conveniently located (from London). So far, my gf and I have both done comp crew and I've completed day skipper done with them this summer. I now can't wait to return...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

This was my third experience with Viking Mariners and again did not disappoint. We were met with a warm welcome from Lee and Nathan who looked after us throughout the day. Lee’s experience and knowledge provided an exceptional day of sailing, despite the icy cold...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

I bought this for my husband for our wedding anniversary as a day out and we had a fabulous time! Everyone was really friendly and you could try as little or as much sailing as you liked! Food was lovely and Lee had a great...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I bought two tickets from buy a gift for an afternoon of sailing and cream tea for my brother and I. My brother has Aspergers and struggles with anxiety in unfamiliar situations. When i contacted Viking Mariners to book our afternoon, Lee was very helpful....More

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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous day out!!! This sailing experience was booked through buyagift.com as a present for my partner but 2 other family members joined us. Non of us had ever sailed before but we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Lee the captain and his wife Sue...More

Thank Greners
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

A perfect balance of refreshment, invigoration and conviviality was provided by the entire experience of ‘stay and sail’. During our sail, the our host and hostess got everything right – the conversation, the catering and their skillful approach to ensuring each of their guests relished...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

I booked a surprise Sail & Stay package for my husband and I to enjoy our wedding anniversary celebrations - me without sea legs but wanting to reawaken husband's old passion for sailing. The booking process was efficient and friendly with Sue and despite my...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2016

We had a wonderful day out on the water with Lee and his crew. Viking Blue was a beautiful boat and we all thoroughly enjoyed the chance to helm. Lee was a great host who kept us all entertained with his anecdotes and Suffolk Maritime...More

Thank Joanna W
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

Good day out, good skipper,learnt a lot. great well looked after yacht. Missed the man overboard drill! Will be back for training courses.

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Reviewed 23 July 2016

Great weekend sailing trip to Belgium with Lee on Viking Blue. The food was delicious, the accommodation on board kept to a high standard and the sailing experience is ideal for miles building and generally learning more about sailing. Lee is a great instructor and...More

Thank 616claire
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