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Greta Thames Sailing Barge - Private Trips

Greta Thames Sailing Barge - Private Trips
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Whitstable Harbour, Whitstable CT5 1AB, England
+44 7711 657919
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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Spent the day on the Greta on a trip to the forts and wind farm. What a fantastic day! It’s a really relaxing experience from start to finish and the laid back crew only add to this. We visited the old world war 2 forts...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JSI3
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Couldn’t have asked for more. Very fortunate in terms of weather and water conditions. Captain Steve was very knowledgeable and engaging with guests, especially my wife and I as we pretty clearly were not from the neighborhood/country. I would highly recommend to anyone interested in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Aaron T
Reviewed 11 June 2018

We had booked this as a Christmas present for friends and were lucky that our picked weekend day was calm and dry and we went on our first choice date. We had brought our own picnic, although lovely warming teas and coffes were regularly supplied...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Hoofprint2
Reviewed 9 June 2018

This was our fourth attempt to sail, 3 previous dates were cancelled due to high winds. Definitely worth the wait, our group of 5 had a really chilled day out to The forts. Gentle winds to start with but Steve did get the sails up...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank suecrichardson56
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We originally booked our trip about 3 weeks ago but, due to bad weather, had it cancelled twice so this was third time lucky. On arrival at Whitstable Steve, the skipper, directed those of us who had come by car to a small, secure parking...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Janine B
Reviewed 19 August 2017

An excellent day out, light winds and nice and quiet under sail,out to the Fort and back to the Swale to see the Seals ,Manned by Steve and his " boy" ( Boats Traditionally manned by a boy and Skipper) ,who are very sociable,plenty of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Gordon B
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I was bought a sailing trip as a birthday present, and went out on the 29/07/17, with Steve and his crew. It was a delightful experience, sailing on this majestic, ancient river and coastal barge. To learn about the sailing technique and history was eye...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Piperdave
Reviewed 17 July 2017

My daughters arranged this trip as a birthday present and they couldn't have chosen better. We were extremely lucky with the weather warm, sunny with a gentle breeze. We motored out to the forts but sailed back. Skipper Steve kept us supplied with teas and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Dave F
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

What a lovely way to spend the day 6 hrs on board out to see the forts and wind farm. Bring your own picknick and just enjoy the laid back trip A must do if you get the chance.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank 936richardk
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We took ten friends out on the Greta for a birthday celebration and it could not have been more perfect. Skipper Steve and the crew were relaxed and expert. The Greta is outfitted with everything you could want - from a fridge and cooker to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Eliza P
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Anthony W
12 April 2018|
Response from Janine B | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a toilet (head) :)
Jean B
1 August 2015|
Response from janet-tonbridge | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jean .£48 each for the day . You can take the whole boat for £580 . I don't know what the owl experience is as owls aren't seabirds so I'm surprised to hear of that ? Maybe it's a term for night sailing ?