Go Sailing
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Dún Laoghaire, County Dublin, Ireland

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Mary W
Dublin, Ireland5 contributions
Jul 2021
My husband and I had a lovely morning sail with the two Kevins around Dublin Bay. It was a wonderful experience to see the coastline from a new perspective, and we even saw a couple of porpoises! Well worth doing.
Written 20 July 2021
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Clarke S
Phoenix, AZ26 contributions
Jun 2019 • Family
We had a chance to spend an amazing afternoon sailing across Dublin Harbor with Kevin and Meg and it was, by far, the best day we spent in Dublin. We had perfect weather and enough wind to sail the whole way. Kevin and Meg were extremely friendly and informative, sharing stories of the harbor, sailing in Dublin and the surrounding landscape as we went. The Explorer is a beautiful and extremely comfortable yacht and the entire experience was wonderful.

Highly recommended - particularly if you want to experience the Irish coast and a different side of Dublin.
Written 11 June 2019
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Tomasz K
Opoczno, Poland315 contributions
Jul 2017 • Friends
Overall crew and boat are both awesome. Skipper knows this area very well and is telling lots of stories. One thing is would be possible to change in future: think about full day trip, of course for more money. Let do some on board works for guests, if they has some sailing experience :)
Written 7 November 2017
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Triona L
Dublin, Ireland9 contributions
Aug 2016 • Business
We had a great 3 hours out at sea, Kevin and Ronan were great fun and we all managed to come back in dry, happy and hungry. Would recommend this to all as a great day out of the office. Hope to do it all again next year. thank you
Written 2 September 2016
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_eddie_barron4
Dublin, Ireland1 contribution
Aug 2016 • Friends
I was treated to a 3 hour trip on this beautiful boat by a good friend of mine as a thank you present. The day was fantastic. We were Lucky with the excellent Irish weather with the sun shining all day. Our kids were welcome and fruit and soft drinks were supplied. Our skipper Kevin was a truly excellent host, kid friendly and a real knowledge on all things boating. He let each of the kids "drive" the boat, while he taught me the basics of sailing. I would highly recommend this as a special day out.
Written 28 August 2016
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Jill H
Skippack, PA5 contributions
Jul 2016 • Solo
The experience provided by Go Sailing was the best day of my Ireland vacation!
As a single woman, I was accommodated on a special sail to Bray where there was an European aerobatic airshow. The boat was beautiful and lunch, desert,refreshments with fun and interesting narration from our skipper made it unforgettable!
I cant thank Susan, Kevin enough for a day that really rejuvenated me!
Written 27 July 2016
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Emilie L
2 contributions
Apr 2016 • Friends
I have been on this boat three times now and I will certainly be going again. Was a fantastic experience from start to finish and well worth the money. The staff were so friendly and welcoming and did everything to make us comfortable while onboard. The boat is superb, top of the range! I now have a new love for sailing- thanks again guys!!
Written 26 May 2016
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Jhanna K
Kent, UK20 contributions
Sept 2014 • Solo
I went out last September & had only read the brochure regarding the cost.
I had assumed it would be 35 Euros, however it was 50.
That taught me to check out the actual cost & not assume it is as advertised, esp as it may say FROM X amount.
To be fair I was offered a full refund, but did not receive a reply when I emailed them regarding this ?
However these guys are genuine & offer an amazing experience.
If you go out once you will want to go again & maybe be ready for a more challenging
sail.
Written 3 May 2015
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Samuel Jonathan Lippold
Munster bei Dieburg, Germany80 contributions
Sept 2014 • Friends
As someone who loves sailing and sails dinghys in her free time, of course I had to do this. It was really fun, the boat Explorer is a beauty and everyone who wanted to was allowed to drive the boat for a bit. If you didn't want to you could just lay back and relax.
The crew pointed out important landmarks and places and told us a bit about things around the Bay. It was a very nice way to spent a few hours :-)
Written 20 October 2014
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Jhanna K
Kent, UK20 contributions
Sept 2014 • Solo
The brochure for go sailing advertises 2- 3 hours FROM as little as 35 euro;
Ensure that you are aware of the cost as I went out with them recently expecting to pay 35 euros, we were only out for 2 hours & the first half hour icluded getting our lifejackets on & the walk out across the Marino to the boat.
I paid 50 euro & as I was not given 15 euro in change, on disembarkation I asked if I was due the 15 euro, to which I was told that was the cost 50euro. This however was NOT made clear. I was put out bt the curt way in which I was told & felt misled as I doubt if I would have paid 50 euro to go out with them. He said that the 35 euro was for corporate hire, well actually the maths do not tally as the boat has passenger capacity for 12, & it costs 995 euro to go. Check the brochure & ensure that you know the full cost before booking to avoid a shock.
I would not have paid 50 as a trip around Dublin Bay & out to Howth & back plus 20% off lunch @ up to 5 restuarants only costs 28 euro. Now that is good value. Granted my Go Sailing experience was very enjoyable,especially as we all had the oppoertunity to steer the boat which was quite a thrill. We were not offered as much as a cup of tea or coffee. For 2 hours I think it was too expensive.
Written 28 September 2014
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Dear Jhanna K, Let me start by thanking you for taking the time to write a review of our product at gosailing.ie. We are now finishing our 5th season of operation and always welcome feedback from customers as to their experience on board. I am extremely sorry you feel your experience onboard did not provide you with value for money. I feel it is unfair to compare our offering with a transit of the bay with 95 other passengers on a small ship. Dublin Bay Cruises offer a fantastic service but do so on a large scale and it is an inherently different offering. We offer a sailing 'experience' and endeavour to offer our guests a chance to participate and engage in the operation of the vessel and a personal insight into the historical and natural features of our coastline. I am happy that you enjoyed the 'thrill' of driving the boat and that is what we endeavour to give all our guests. We have over 5000 satisfied customers to date and I sincerely regret that you felt you were dealt with in a curt manner, so in this spirit please get in touch and we will organise a full refund of your trip. Best Regards Aaron O'Grady
Written 30 September 2014
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