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Moonfleet Adventure Sail Training

Open today: 09:00 - 21:00

Moonfleet Adventure Sail Training
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“hour trip”(21 reviews)
“tall ship”(12 reviews)
“biscuits”(11 reviews)
Moonfleet sails daily from Portland Marina in Dorset, out into Weymouth Bay and to remarkable destinations along Dorset's beautiful coastline! All trips depart from and return to Portland Marina - come down, see us and have a look around in between...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| Portland Marina, Osprey Quay, DT5 1DX, England
+44 1929 289019
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 September 2016

From start to finish this was a great trip. We were welcomed warmly on board and given a good safety briefing and outline of the trip and what to expect. We were lucky with the weather and had a beautiful evening for a sail, but...More

3  Thank Mattdrng
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Spent the entire 2 hrs bobbling in swanage bay meters from the pier from where we started. No explanation was ever given about why we did not sail anywhere including the destinations stated on the brochure. It was a windy day so that could not...More

6  Thank mayAshtead
Jez H, Owner at Moonfleet Adventure Sail Training, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2016

Hello May Ashstead, I recall the day you were referring to. There was a lady aboard who had not been to sea before and was very nervous. This was brought to my attention after we had set the sails. When I spoke with her she...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant few hours sailing . Could get as involved or not as you wanted. We are two families with 2 teenagers and 2 younger kids and a dog. All had a great time putting up the sails and taking the helm. Skipper jez and first...More

1  Thank k s
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Moonfleet Adventure Sailing based in Portland’s “Osprey Marina” is a fabulous trip. The Captain Jez and First Mate Brian and very able seaman 3rd Officer Ken and “Scrumpie” the ever on the lookout for ship’s biscuits on board dog, make the experience a lot of...More

1  Thank hellesbelles
Reviewed 5 October 2018

A beautiful ship with a very relaxed and friendly team skippered by Jez. We sailed out of Weymouth and along the beautiful coast. You can get involved in the sailing or just relax - it's up to you.

1  Thank simonrdavison
Reviewed 18 September 2018

I received a gift voucher for my birthday. A friend came with me and it was a lovely, sunny day which was the icing on the cake. I had a go at the helm and hoisting the sails. We had a swim in Lulworth Cove...More

1  Thank jenniebayliss
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Three of us (2 adults and 1 four year old) took a 2 hour trip at 11.15 and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Fortunately it was good weather so the sea was calm. Brian, the first mate, showed folks how to steer the boat and we had...More

1  Thank pooCheshire_England
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Just got from a wonderful 1/2 day sail on the tall ship Moonfleet. Set out from Portland Marina, hauled up the sails and sailed along the beautiful Jurassicc Coast past Durdle Door to Lulworth Cove. Anchored KeNilworth Cove before returning. Skipper and his mate were...More

1  Thank spoapaw1
Reviewed 31 August 2018

My daughter gave me this last year, but due to various circumstances we could not take up the sailing trip until August 2018. Our party consisted of my daughter, her partner and their 2 year old son Henry. We had a fantastic time! Around 10...More

1  Thank thebuckes
Reviewed 26 August 2018

This was just an amazing experience. The two-man crew (three if you count the dog!) were great. They only take small groups on each voyage; you're not just a passenger on this ship as you are asked to hoist and lower the sails. You can...More

1  Thank Delyth W
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

So glad we experienced this hidden gem of Portland Harbour. Friendly "Skipper" and friendly Dog "Scrum". Plenty of opportunity to get hands on and take over the steering duties. Thank you for a pleasant 2 hours.

1  Thank adrianmiller69
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

A great half day spent sailing from Portland, anchoring in Lulworth Cove and the back to Portland, with a close swing by Durdle Door - from the other side. The crew were very friendly and helpful, answering any questions we had, they also made use...More

1  Thank PhilHough
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10 August 2017|
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Response from jezh584 | Property representative |
It's usually not a problem and there are two strong crew members who will help!
4 July 2017|
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Response from jezh584 | Property representative |
Yes, well behave dogs are welcome!