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| Point Hamble Marina, Hamble SO31 4NB, England
+44 23 8098 8966
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

Fantastic days sailing on Mermerus. The chance to sail on a race-winning round the world clipper 60 is not to be missed. Loved every minute of this and want to go back for more...... Sam (Skipper) was a great tutor and always open to questions....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ian F
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Just returned home from a full day sailing on Mermerus. It was superb. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable and everyone got to have a go at all of the various different parts of sailing such a big yacht. We had fantastic weather which really...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank WarrenOC23
Reviewed 19 August 2018

My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed our boat trip on the Betsie Jane cruising up the Hamble. We were treated to the history of the Betsie Jane which was fascinating. Excellent homemade scones and cakes. Sadly I couldn’t manage all the jam tarts & cakes........More

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

Sat down for a coffee with family, great little spot lovely outlook and cake is great. Nice indoor or outdoor area and free parking. What’s not to like?

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JonM17
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We took the afternoon trip up the Hamble for a relaxing, gentle cruise. We started with a short talk from the crew, firstly covering the security aspects of the cruise, followed by information about the beautiful boat. Once we were underway we were given a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Diane I
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a fabulous day sailing the classic Victorian gaff rigged yacht Valerie. A truly unique and magical experience. Valerie is a stunning historic vessel and a joy to sail. Skipper Jono and First Mate Dom were passionate about their sailing and made the whole...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Wow what a place this is a real hidden gem! Such fun and such a beautiful place to visit. Take a look have tea on the river experience sailing different choices.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

We took the lunchtime trip on Betsie Jane. For an hour and a half you have a relaxing cruise up the River Hamble to the Jolly Sailor and back. You are supplied with what is basically an afternoon tea, but there were nice sandwiches, so...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank triumphowner_10
Reviewed 17 May 2018

A truly fantastic day spent aboard Mermerus. A great day for me, having not been sailing for sometime, it brought back some memories of my youthful past. The motley crew consisted of people like me with some experience to those with no experience at all...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Philip B
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Not just a boat experience if you care in the Hamble stop and have a coffee on the terrace. Super views of the Hamble

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Denisenixonjones
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10 August 2018|
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Response from hmoth | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The cafe has now moved to Universal Marina at Sarisbury Green now and dogs are very welcome. It is cosy and has a log burner for cooler days.
25 February 2016|
Response from Blue Box S | Property representative |
We are based in Hamble Point Marina, Hamble, SO31 4NB, which is about a 20 minute drive from the centre of Southampton.
26 March 2015|
Response from Blue Box S | Property representative |
Many thanks for your interest in our Blue Box Sailing Experiences. For a more experienced sailor I would recommend either the Ocean Race Yacht Experience - Match Race or our Whitbread 60 Experience. If you think the... More