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Sea Jay's Solent Sailing School

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Sea Jay's Solent Sailing School and Yacht charter company is a fully accredited RYA School that offers sailing courses for the Complete Novice to Professional Skipper. Sea Jay's offer fun sailing weekends, RYA sailing courses, Powerboat courses, and...more
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Quay Street | Bakers Loft, House on the Quay, New Forest, Lymington SO41 3AY, England
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+44 7753 215517
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Completed our Competent Crew with Toby. What a great weekend. Felt more like a holiday than learning and feel like everything sunk in. Ready and feeling much more confident to move to our Day Skipper course now. THANKS

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Euan was our instructor, extremely knowledgeable and patient with the ability to teach at all levels for people on the boat at all levels of experience. The little goldmines of information with the confidence to ask any question was really useful. Hands on experience everyday...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just completed my Competent Crew course. It was pretty much my first time on a sailboat, and it was amazing. Thank you to Fiona for being lovely and enthusiastic. Thank you to Euan, who is patient, perceptive, and insanely knowledgeable about sailing (and full of...More

1  Thank Goldfinchpottery
RoweB1, Public Relations Manager at Sea Jay's Solent Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. We are so glad that you found the course amazing and although a steep learning curve one which you seemed to thoroughly enjoy . At least by the smile on your face which never seemed to leave you during the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The instructor on this course was a chain smoking skipper who failed to carry out any safety checks on the paperwork required i.e. whether candidates could swim, emergency contact details, whose arrogance and overall dismissive attitude made the 5 day course a waste of nearly...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2018

I had a great time on a sailing experience day. Our instructor - Euan - was extremely knowledgable and great fun and encouraged the group to be as hands-on as we wanted. The boat was a good size for the number of guests and the...More

Thank Berkshire_tripper
Rowe B, Manager at Sea Jay's Solent Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Hi Berkshire_tripper! Many thanks for your lovely review - and we're delighted you had such a great time on the water - it's what we're here for and we love to provide as many people as possible with the kind of experience you had, so...More

Reviewed 26 June 2018

This 2 day RYA Course was absolutely brilliant. We won this in a raffle entered at last year's Southampton Boat Show, generously donated by Sea Jay's Solent Sailing School in Lymington. We are currently doing our Sailing Day Skipper Theory and thought 'why not' lets...More

Thank Simon W
Rowe B, Manager at Sea Jay's Solent Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hi Simon W! We are delighted to hear you had such a good time on our course! The PB2 is not only a fun course, but essential (we think) for anyone getting out on the water, as it gives you a good understanding of how...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Attended 6-day theory course run by Sea Jay and taught by Andrew (Drew) Maxfield-Follis. Hugely experienced teacher, with a calm and patient manner. Could not recommend it more highly to anyone struggling with motivation or application to complete an online course.More

Thank aastin5
Rowe H, Manager at Sea Jay's Solent Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Huge thanks for such a glowing review aastin5! We know only too well that theory courses can be challenging, and Drew is an exceptional teacher with a lifetime of experience and knowledge behind him. We are often told how calm he is and how clearly...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018

Having come back to sailing after a long absence I signed up with others for Sea Jay's RYA ICC course with Stuart. From the safety briefing through the navigation theory to the actual business of sailing the boat safely and for optimal performance he was...More

Thank IanontheQuay
Rowe H, Manager at Sea Jay's Solent Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Huge thanks for your kind review, IanontheQuay! We love nothing more than to hear of students receiving the best possible tuition, and really enjoying the experience at the same time! Please do come back and see us again soon - we often have crewing opportunities,...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018

Thanks to Fiona’s advice I completed competent crew and also some sailing experience on their very well equipped yachts before embarking on my day skipper later this year. My confidence and knowledge have developed and look forward to my next leg in my sailing experience....More

Thank Adeleandpoon
Rowe H, Manager at Sea Jay's Solent Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Many thanks for your review - we're absolutely delighted you had such a good (and informative) time sailing with us! We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed 10 April 2018

I booked for myself and 4 friends to have a day's sailing experience and I have to say, what an experience! It was fantastic from start to finish. From the initial email enquiry through to the actual day, I simply cannot fault Sea Jays or...More

Thank keepmakingmemories
Rowe H, General Manager at Sea Jay's Solent Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review, keepmakingmemories - we are absolutely delighted you all had such a good time - and how lovely that you saw seals! Very glad you enjoyed the lunch as well :) We hope some, if not all, of you...More

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