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Bristol Channel Charters Ltd

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Bristol Channel Charters Ltd
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“jay jay”(7 reviews)
Visit Ilfracombe harbour and book a trip aboard our modern charter fishing boat "Jay Jay". We offer fishing trips year round from as little as £15pp inclusive of all rods and tackle. Our mackerel trips are a great way to entertain the kids as young...more
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The Farthings Fairfield | Harbour Car Park, Ilfracombe EX34 9EQ, England
+44 7447 060036
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

Lovely modern boat with friendly helpfull crew. Good communication from Skipper before and during trip.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tim M
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

A great day trip to Lundy! Lovely clean boat and a warm welcome before we set off for a choppy transit, arriving at a lovely cove with inquisitive seals. We had about an hour swimming with seals (in wetsuits, supplied on the boat, which were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank T1mbo
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Went on a 2 hour ‘reef’ fishing trip on Bank Holiday Monday with my teenage son and some friends with Bristol Channel Charters.The crew were friendly enough and the boat and equipment were fine and we caught some fish. The only problem was that they...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank allanbutcher
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Bit of a family outing, 5 adults and 6 year old daughter. Brilliant fun, luckily no-one got sea sick but it was very choppy. Boat was great, lovely condition and the skipper, Carl, gave us a light hearted safety briefing before we set off. A...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank lappaad
Reviewed 20 August 2018

No one can make the fish bite but in hospitality the skipper should have the sense to make everyone have a good time. A poor welcome, no safety instructions, a cursory description on how to use the fishing rod before we all went fishing. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Notahappyfisherman
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Great and friendly service. Everything sorted for you, had a good session on a four hour trip, catching Dogfish, Conger eel and losing a big Bull Huss at the net!!! Would definitely recommend if in the area!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dave P
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

I done a four hour depp sea fishing trip on the jay jay on 6th aug ! The boat was in great condition and the staff were very friendly !the other paying fisherman were very friendly too which always helps ! My fishing experience though...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Rlspurs
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

I have been using Bristol Channel for several years now for diving with seals at Lundy and we have never been let down. It is always an inspiring experience and today was the best yet. I have always found mark and his staff helpful, polite...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Yvonne T
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Couple of us took out the deep sea fishing trip and was booked on the Jay Jay. The boat was clean, tidy and the staff was pleasant, however left disappointed as we caught 5 dog fish(rats of the sea). Due to no success in catching...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank KaiserDee
Mccool569, Owner at Bristol Channel Charters Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

It’s a shame you feel that way; but perhaps if you had raised these issues of yours on the day then the skipper could have explained and your misinformed assumptions needn’t be aired on the web, however as you seem intent on hiding behind your...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

I booked a trip in with Mark to travel over to Lundy island and snorkel with the seals for my fiancé’s Birthday. Mark was nothing but lovely and helpful from the get go and the whole booking process was smooth and simple. The moment we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kathryn-Marie N
Mccool569, Owner at Bristol Channel Charters Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Many thanks for your lovely review 🙏🙏👌👌

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