Southern Ocean Sailing
Southern Ocean Sailing
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Come sailing with us on the beautiful bays in Albany. We may even see some whales! Southern Ocean Sailing sets sail every day (subject to weather conditions) to destinations like Oyster and Princess Royal Harbours, the Islands of King George Sound and secluded beaches. Try your hand at hoisting the sails and steering our yacht or simply sit back and relax. Bring along some wine and nibbles if you wish. Oh and don't forget your Bathers. Small groups very welcome.
Albany, Western Australia, Australia
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William L
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021 • Solo
Loved doing my recreational skippers ticket with mark, would recommend him to anyone, felt very comfortable and confident with him.
Written 16 October 2021
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Rebecca86T
Manchester, UK1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021 • Couples
Would give 6 stars if we could! We had a wonderful day with Mark, he’s so knowledgable and friendly, encouraging us to get involved in the sailing and telling us all about Albany. He made our anniversary and we’ll definitely go again if we’re in Albany in the future. Thanks so much Mark!
Written 21 February 2021
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Melody M
Busselton, Australia10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020 • Family
Amazing experience with Mark who made us all feel at ease with his vast experience and knowledge of Sailing and Albany. Would recommend this to everyone.
Written 19 December 2020
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Miriam M
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2020 • Couples
Thoroughly enjoyable experience! Mark was very knowledgable and helpful and our inexperience with sailing was no issue at all. He had lots of great stories to share and we had a fantastic time. Highly recommend this activity to anyone, it was great way to see Albany and we will definitely be back! Thanks Mark!
Written 27 November 2020
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LondonBullit
Marlow, UK67 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Friends
The best thing to do in Albany. It’s a great way to see the city from the water. Mark is well informed and will give you a good understanding of the city’s history. The bay is protected from the weather making it a relaxed trip. You set off from the marina right in the centre.
Written 23 January 2020
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Treesy B
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019 • Friends
What a wonderfully invigorating experience with Mark at Southern Ocean Sailing! My two best mates and I wanted a unique experience on the water to take in the beauty of Albany and we got it!

Mark's gentle guidance and apt knowledge made these first time sailors feel comfortable and empowered. Through stories of history, personal experience and expert technique - we were sad to see the sail come to an end. 3hrs flew by!

We learnt the basics of sailing and given the opportunity to sail on our own! What a thrill! Mark tailors the experience to your desires and it will be one I will always remember! The girls and I are still talking about it!

If you make your way down south (we were staying in the Stirling Ranges), I highly recommend getting in touch with Mark! We will be back for sure!
Written 10 October 2019
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Sailing is such a wonderful way to explore Albany from the ocean. Simply the wind in our sails and whisper quite enjoyment. I’m so happy you came sailing and thanks for your lovely comments.
Written 13 October 2019
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Pippa D
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 • Friends
Mark was a very informative and entertaining host, with a wealth of knowledge about the area and sailing. We were able to have a crack at sailing his yaught as well! The three hours went too quick and we left with a full itinery of things to do and see in Albany. Dont hesitate to take this sail, it was our highlight of the trip!
Written 10 October 2019
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Albany has so many amazing adventures. Thanks for coming sailing. Your comments are appreciated.
Written 13 October 2019
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Rikki
Perth9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Friends
My friend and I did the half day tour with Mark and it was the best tour I’ve done in a long time! Neither of us had ever sailed a yacht before and Mark was so welcoming and knowledgeable about the area, the history and his yacht. Getting to steer the yacht and seeing dolphins playing under the hull as we sailed along to Emu Point will be two memories we’ll never forget! We had a great day listening to Mark’s adventurous stories and sailing along Albany’s beautiful bays. Would 100% recommend to anyone! THANKS MARK!
Written 26 April 2019
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Thankyou Rikki. It was such a pleasure sailing with you both. Sailing is so much different to sitting on a tour (bus) boat. 🤣 Maybe catch up again when the whales arrive.
Written 27 April 2019
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deb443
Western Australia, Australia5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2019 • Friends
My friend and I had a absolutely wonderful day out on the waters of Albany with Captain Mark and skipperJen on the Southern Ocean Sailing boat. I have been in Albany for a five week break from Perth and as much as I loved Albany the day sailing with these guys was the best. Highly recommended experience.
Written 4 February 2019
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Was so nice to have you both onboard. Thankyou for your review.
Written 5 February 2019
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HillsEater
Perth Hills, Australia52 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2019 • Couples
If you are looking for a sailing experience in Albany then Southern Ocean sailing is the best there is. The skipper Mark is a really nice bloke and the boat is top notch. The boat is well equipped and very safe and you can get involved with the sails and the helm if you want to, or just sit back and enjoy the fantastic Albany coastline and scenery. If you are into sailing then you won't want to miss this.
Written 21 January 2019
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Thank you. We get such enjoyment introducing people to sailing. Particularly around Albany for there is so, so much to enjoy on the water.
Written 5 February 2019
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