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Trip on Endeavour Rib Service

9 of us took a trip on Endeavour today to go to St. martins. Reliable service, right on time, great... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
scillychick
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Isles of Scilly, United Kingdom
A Fantastic Experience

I've long harboured a desire to learn to sail properly, so when my wife told me she'd booked me on... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
Martin A
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Sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, Stand-up paddle boarding, instruction & hires. We are the only licensed water sports provider in the islands. Scilly is a watersports paradise!
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  • Very good5%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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| Porthmellon, TR21 0NE, England
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+44 1720 424919
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

9 of us took a trip on Endeavour today to go to St. martins. Reliable service, right on time, great value for money and brilliant fun. Felt safe and secure even for our 83 year old Mum with a clear safety brief, provision of lifejackets...More

Thank scillychick
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I've long harboured a desire to learn to sail properly, so when my wife told me she'd booked me on to a sailing course during our usual holiday in Scilly I was thrilled. I had two full days of one to one instruction from Jed,...More

Thank Martin A
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We rented kayaks from the centre and had a very fun time in the sea and could venture very far out which we all enjoyed. The staff where very friendly and welcoming. Would recommend to families or couples.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I have just had a windsurfing lesson with the guy with the dreds, had a brilliant time, instructor was really good, I came away having learnt much more than I expected and being able to do the basics! I thought I would have been still...More

Thank STU B
Reviewed 12 June 2016

On a calm day, it is a wonderful way to see the islands. Richard's helpful and constructive advice on where to paddle ensured we had a top day. The kayaks were stable which meant we could enjoy the views without worrying about "man overboard"! The...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Visited the premises several times only to find them closed. Eventually found someone there who said we could hire equipment and go across to the next beach. Went back ready to go and another staff member said we had to stay in view of the...More

Thank luxuryaddict
RAPMS, Owner at The Sailing Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2015

Dear Luxuryaddict I m really sorry that you are so unhappy with our setup and feel we are "unreliable". Please call me on 01720 422060 so I can try to find out exactly how we have failed you and apologise in person, or if you...More

Reviewed 13 September 2015

We wanted to hire a kayak to go and explore the surroundings, but unfortunately they told us we had to remain in sight, so we could go "straight ahead" but weren't allowed to go along the coast, where it would have been nicer than crossing...More

1  Thank Pauline-_-2986
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Josh our instructor was happy and welcoming - great trip out even though we were short on wind, definitely worth doing.

Thank Jayne M
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Had originally booked this for one day but when the weather began to look less than ideal, the centre were very helpful in rearranging the time. I booked a sailing lesson for 2 7 year olds, discerning customers at the best of times. The instructors...More

Thank 115hudson
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

The St Mary's base (they also operate from Old Grimsby on Tresco) is on gently shelving Porthmellon beach, next to the gig sheds, great for easy launch and recovery. The RYA school is staffed by young, enthusiastic and helpful instructors. As well as small dinghies...More

1  Thank TonyCherry
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