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Address: 8 Coniston Road, Morecambe LA4 5PS, England
Phone Number: +44 7721 891615
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Stop Dreaming - Start Sailing!

Do you sometimes want to get away from it...

Stop Dreaming - Start Sailing!

Do you sometimes want to get away from it all? Discover the magic of sailing on Morecambe Bay. Experience the thrill of the wind in the sails as the boat glides across the water. Fun taster sails are for everyone.

You can learn to sail with Bay Sea School too. It's never too late to 'Start Sailing' on our 2-day courses.

Deirdre & John are both fully qualified professional Yachtmasters. They've sailed thousands of miles together from Scotland to France. And John - RYA 'Instructor of the Year' skippered a boat all the way across the Atlantic right into Morecambe Bay a few years ago!

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Ideal present worth every penny

I wanted a 'different' present for my husband as how many socks can a man use? My husband has sailing experience for 60 years but hasn't sailed for the last few years. I was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 October 2016
KAREN B
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

I wanted a 'different' present for my husband as how many socks can a man use? My husband has sailing experience for 60 years but hasn't sailed for the last few years. I was concerned this 'fun day' may be just a starter level, but Deirdre had an amazing knack of making the 3 hours relevant for all levels. She... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Carolyn and I were recommended by a friend to seek out Bay Sea School to learn how to sail, and what a great recommendation that proved to be. We have just completed the RYA Learn to Sail course under the tutelage of Deirdre and John and both instructors are second to none. The relaxed, calm and friendly manner in which... More 

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Thank hamilj
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

My wife and I had been looking to get an initial introduction to sailing and the Bay Sea School was the only opportunity we identified in the north-west. The "Fun-Sail" is a bit of a misnomer, as whilst it was a thoroughly enjoyably experience, it was also very informative. It quickly became evident that John was a competent and experienced... More 

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1 Thank dominicpm
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Brilliant daysail to Holme Island and back for the day. John is a fab instructor, I felt like I learnt loads!! Would highly recommend to others. We hope to come back for some more sailing soon.

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Thank mruth29
B1ackbeard, Owner at Bay Sea School, responded to this review

Hi Ruth, thank you very much for taking the time to write this review, it's good to know that you have learnt lots and had a great time. Hope to see you on the boat again soon. JP. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

My wife and I did a Fun Sail a few days ago with John, which we both thoroughly enjoyed, and it’s certainly thanks to John's very professional, relaxed and inclusive approach that my slightly apprehensive wife soon felt so relaxed and enjoyed it so much – brilliant thanks! Right from the start, we were made to feel very welcome and... More 

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1 Thank Andrew M
Carnforth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

We had a "FunSail" with John at the weekend and what a terrific experience it was. John gauged our ability perfectly and ensured we all had a go at everything. He has that wonderful knack of getting everyone to join in - but never out of their comfort zone. By the end of the trip we all felt like real... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

I completed my Day Skipper theory course with John several years ago but I remember what a good teacher he was. I knew very little about the subject prior to the course and was quite nervous of going, but with John's expert teaching ended up really enjoying it.

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2 Thank Janet R
B1ackbeard, Owner at Bay Sea School, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review Janet. It's not surprising to feel nervous before a Day Skipper course. There's such a lot of useful information to absorb and many people like yourself have very little prior experience. We're really pleased that you enjoyed the course though. More 

Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Amazing sailing experience with professionals! I did Level 1 sailing in September 2015, Level 2 in May 2016 and definitely plan to continue. The courses are great, lots of information, experience sharing and practical details. Choose them without hesitation if you are looking to gain more skills and knowledge than you would expect of these type of courses.

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1 Thank rkabalin
B1ackbeard, Owner at Bay Sea School, responded to this review

Great to have you back again this season R. We really appreciate your review too. Looking forward to sharing more tips with you about sailing safely on the sea on your level 3 Improver Course soon. More 

Carnforth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

John is an excellent instructor with a vast knowledge of his subject. Course very sensibly structured and delivered in a high school out of term time with all the visual aids and reasonable comfort. A good way to spend your winter when not sailing!

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1 Thank yealandbecks
B1ackbeard, Owner at Bay Sea School, responded to this review

Thanks for doing the Yachtmaster course with Bay Sea School and taking the time to write such positive feedback. We do feel lucky to have such a knowledgeable instructor here in the North West. More 

Lancaster, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

I retired from engineering thinking I knew everything, then I met John. Having now passed (1st time!) all the theory courses plus VHF Radio License with John & Deirdre, it has been both a marvelous unexpected education and a most enjoyable learning experience. John has the knack of simplifying a large syllabus into absorbable portions and in a relaxed way.... More 

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Thank Gaduffy
B1ackbeard, Owner at Bay Sea School, responded to this review

It's been a pleasure to have you aboard for the past few years Graham. The question is 'What course can we create for you now?' Perhaps it's time to just put it all into practise, and sail off into the sunset! Keep in touch with us if you do! Huge thanks for the review. More 

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