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Address: Ipswich Haven Marina New Cut East | New Cut East, Ipswich, Ipswich IP3 0EA, England
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+44 1394 421209

Viking Mariners offer luxury sailing experiences on the River Orwell and...

Viking Mariners offer luxury sailing experiences on the River Orwell and beyond on either one of our sailing yachts, power craft or barges.

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A fabulous day out!!!

What a fabulous day out!!! This sailing experience was booked through buyagift.com as a present for my partner but 2 other family members joined us. Non of us had ever sailed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous day out!!! This sailing experience was booked through buyagift.com as a present for my partner but 2 other family members joined us. Non of us had ever sailed before but we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Lee the captain and his wife Sue took us out on a beautiful 52 foot ocean going yacht. We were very lucky... More 

Thank Greners
Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 16 November 2016

A perfect balance of refreshment, invigoration and conviviality was provided by the entire experience of ‘stay and sail’. During our sail, the our host and hostess got everything right – the conversation, the catering and their skillful approach to ensuring each of their guests relished making a contribution as a crew-member. As we said farewell, we both had that tired/relaxed... More 

Thank v2busy
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I booked a surprise Sail & Stay package for my husband and I to enjoy our wedding anniversary celebrations - me without sea legs but wanting to reawaken husband's old passion for sailing. The booking process was efficient and friendly with Sue and despite my initial reticence, the day itself quite simply surpassed all my expectations. Lee and Hannah were... More 

Thank ELL2312
1 review
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We had a wonderful day out on the water with Lee and his crew. Viking Blue was a beautiful boat and we all thoroughly enjoyed the chance to helm. Lee was a great host who kept us all entertained with his anecdotes and Suffolk Maritime history. A very well run and enjoyable day out for a group of work colleagues... More 

Thank Joanna W
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Good day out, good skipper,learnt a lot. great well looked after yacht. Missed the man overboard drill! Will be back for training courses.

Thank chrisdeemacklin
Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Great weekend sailing trip to Belgium with Lee on Viking Blue. The food was delicious, the accommodation on board kept to a high standard and the sailing experience is ideal for miles building and generally learning more about sailing. Lee is a great instructor and I learnt loads in few days so thanks Lee!

Thank 616claire
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

We took an afternoon cruise with Lee on Father's day and it was absolutely fantastic. The boat was a magnificent 49' sailboat and the skipper (Lee) was not only a great Captain, but one heck of a teacher, too! Here's the result of the experience: I intend to enroll in the Viking Mariner's sea school and get my certification from... More 

Thank Jason S
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

even if you are not sure if this is for you just do it ! its a great experience to have sailed on a boat that you normally walk past & say wow that's a lovely boat ! You can join in with the pulling of ropes & steering if you want to but not if you don't, just enjoy... More 

Thank brum82
Colchester, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

From the very first contact with Lee (RYA and director) the whole experience has been excellent. A very Proffessional approach. Lee is an excellent communicator from the outset and on the sail itself. I originally booked for 22nd May but Lee contacted me that morning as the weather was very poor and he didn't want us to have a less... More 

Thank justin s
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 10 June 2016

For a birthday gift, I was brought a day's sail on viking blue,and would go again even if I paid ! The day started misty and cool but around lunch time Lee arranged for the sun to come out !! Now that's what I call arranging a perfect day.Both skipper and crew were a delight,knowledgeable and very helpful to someone... More 

Thank jazzinjim

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