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Awesome

We rented a private sail boat, we were 7 guys and only one skipper was sailing with us. Experience... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
chalex2015
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Monterrey, Mexico
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Beginner sailiors

Big thank you for Annie for having the patience and skill to take complete novices out on Sydney... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
kenton583
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Collaroy Beach, Australia
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17 Sep 2017
“Awesome”
28 Dec 2016
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We rented a private sail boat, we were 7 guys and only one skipper was sailing with us. Experience was great, each of us got to sail the boat, views are amazing, it allows you to take pictures from other angles of all main attractions....More

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Annie B, Owner at Sydney Private Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

To all the Sailors who I have had the pleasure of meeting and taking out on my Catalina 32, Topcat, on Sydney Harbour over the years, I'd like to thank you and to let you know that as of June 2018 I have sold Topcat...More

Reviewed 29 December 2016

Big thank you for Annie for having the patience and skill to take complete novices out on Sydney Harbour and make us feel so secure and in control. Fabulous 2 days, and we will be back for more.

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Reviewed 27 January 2016

We spent a lovely day with Annie and her husband sailing from Clontarf to The Sydney Opera house and back. This was one of the highlights of our 8 days in Sydney. Annie was very knowledgeable about all of the harbours and beaches, and shared...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2015

We were blessed with good weather which was a great start. Our weekend of sail training on the harbour with Annie was made all the better thanks to her warm and wise ways and the comfort and stability provided by the beautifully presented and well...More

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Annie B, Owner at Sydney Private Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2015

Thank you very much for your nice review. It was a pleasure taking you all out on Sydney Harbour for your lesson and hope the practice sailing as a team will prove useful this summer.

Reviewed 10 March 2015

The sail through Sydney Harbour was spectacular, as we sailed by the shorelines of different areas of the Harbour we found out lots of detail on the history and background of the specific areas of the city. It was a perfect sunny day as we...More

Thank Scott L
Annie B, Owner at Sydney Private Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2015

I'm so glad you all enjoyed the sail and that you went to Cottage Point and Whale Beach. They are such beautiful spots and most overseas visitors don't get to see them. Hope to welcome you back on Topcat next time you are in Australia!

Reviewed 16 November 2014

Sydney Private Sailing is run by Annie, the perfect skipper, aboard her lovely 32-foot yacht. We spent a fantastic day sailing all round the great harbour. Annie has a wonderful manner with her guests and was also a very patient teacher of us four total...More

Thank TravelmeistersLondon
Reviewed 18 September 2014

We recently had the pleasure of a day on Top Cat on Sydney Harbour.Annie is a great captain with a fantastic boat in an unbelievable location.A memory for life,not to be missed.This was our 2nd trip with Annie and we will very much look forward...More

Thank Gem W
Annie B, Owner at Sydney Private Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2014

It was very nice to be able to take you out on Topcat a second time. Glad you all enjoyed it. and I'd be delighted to take you out sailing again next time you're in Sydney. Annie

Reviewed 17 September 2014

Had a great afternoon chartering the boat with a sail under Sydney Harbor bridge. Annie certainly creates a good atmosphere and has a great way of blending some teaching and learning into a trip that was just an afternoon sail. Learned a few tricks that...More

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Annie B, Owner at Sydney Private Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2014

I'm very pleased you enjoyed the sailing and hope to welcome you back onboard Topcat next time you are in Sydney. Annie

Reviewed 4 June 2014

Recently a group of women all of us in our sixties had two days of tuition with Annie on her yacht Topcat learning crewing. It was a wonderful experience and we had so much fun. Annie is a very good teacher, calm, informative, patient with...More

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Annie B, Owner at Sydney Private Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2014

Thanks you very ladies for your kind review. l always really enjoy teaching women of all ages and being able to give them the confidence to know that they can sail just as well as the boys!

Reviewed 8 May 2014

Highly recommend the Sydney Private Sailing. Annie demonstrated her teaching skills by been fair unbiased to those on board spending an equal amount a time with each person on board and thus ensuring that all facets were covered. The atmosphere on the boat was always...More

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Annie B, Owner at Sydney Private Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2014

Thanks very much for taking the time to write a review and for your nice comments. It's really good to know that you all enjoyed the sailing lessons.

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