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Universal Yacht Charter - Day Sailing

Satchell Lane | Mercury Yacht Harbour, Hamble SO31 4HQ, England
+44 1243 697274
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Bubbles

We had a fantastic weekend cruising around the Solent on Bubbles. A great boat, well equipped and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Winewomble
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Whiteley, United Kingdom
Mile Building Weekend

What a brilliant weekend we have had! 4 days mile building on Anhinga with skipper Simon Layton who... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Coral F
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Stow-on-the-Wold, United Kingdom
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Skippered & bareboat sailing days or weekends in the Solent for non experienced & experienced sailors, families of any ages, groups of friends or individuals. We have a fleet of privately owned sailing yachts from 26 to 40ft & a 56ft luxury skippered motorboat all based on the Hamble river, near Southampton, Hampshire. We are an RYA yacht sailing school covering the whole syllabus from RYA Start Yachting through to Yachtmaster Coastal & Offshore. We are also UK agents for the new Dufour Yachts range.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic weekend cruising around the Solent on Bubbles. A great boat, well equipped and fantastic service from the Team at Universal Yacht Charter.

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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

What a brilliant weekend we have had! 4 days mile building on Anhinga with skipper Simon Layton who was fantastic! We fitted in Cowes, Weymouth, Cherbourg and Alderney. We re practised skills learnt on our Comp Crew course, we were all a little worried we...More

Thank Coral F
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Pickle an excellent boat to hire, great sailing in solent, Chris & team so friendly and helpful we hope to hire again soon

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Took 3 people out in the solent for a long weekend on the lovely new boat "Bubbles". As always Chris and the universal yachting team were very welcoming and the boat was in as new condition when I got on board. Having chartered from Chris...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Four of us chartered a Dufour 36 for the weekend for £850. The staff of the company were very efficient and helpful from beginning to end, and everything was visible with excellent communication. They were prepared to accept our ICC, Day Skipper and Radio certificates,...More

Thank John F
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

I chartered yacht for 2 days . Staff very helpful and knowledgeable. Will definately return . Boat clean and well maintained.

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Went with Universal for a bit of a refresher weekend prior to a flotilla holiday. Communication before the course was friendly and efficient. The boat was in superb condition and very well equipped and provisioned. Boats I've used on similar courses with other companies have...More

Thank 3robl499
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Learnt to sail on a 5 day course. Many thanks to Steve Melanie and Chris. Course was very enjoyable and can't recommend universal sailing enough.

Thank David E
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

This was an amazing day of sailing from Hamble to Cowes and back. The skippers were knowledgeable, fun, entertaining and competent. We felt safe all of the time in spite of some strong winds and tilting boats. It was great.

Thank John H
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

This was my second course with Universal and I went back to them because they have that rare combination of superb organisation and logistics combined with a relaxed atmosphere. Our instructor exuded total confidence and allowed us to learn from our mistakes and grow in...More

Thank Toby V
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Melanie W, Owner at Universal Yacht Charter - Day Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you Toby for your wonderful review and kind words. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your RYA Coastal Skipper practical course with Sailing Instructor Tim. We look forward to you sailing with us again soon. Best wishes, Melanie Warwick

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