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Docklands Sailing & Watersports Centre

235A Westferry Road | Isle of Dogs, London E14 3QS, England
+44 20 7537 2626
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‘Push the Boat Out’- Introduction to Windsurfing, Paddleboarding, Kayaking and Sailing

My 8 year old, along with her friends, attended the taster day in May. For £10 the children could... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
atownsend13209
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London, United Kingdom
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Inept and wasted my time

Thursday the 21st of June, went down for the 'Open Session'. Travelled from South London, made an... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
KingsmanRob
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London, United Kingdom
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Located in the heart of London’s Docklands at the west end of Millwall outer dock, the Centre is based in an award winning purpose built facility with great views from the upstairs bar over the dock, and wet facilities downstairs. We are a Royal Yachting Association recognised training centre, and deliver courses in Sailing, Windsurfing and Powerboating under the RYA scheme. We also offer British Canoe Union courses in paddlesports. Our function rooms are available for private and corporate hire throughout the week and land based events can also be tied in with our water based activities, such as dragon boating, sailing or kayaking/canoeing to create a great day out for you.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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235A Westferry Road | Isle of Dogs, London E14 3QS, England
Docklands / Canary Wharf / Isle of Dogs
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+44 20 7537 2626
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My 8 year old, along with her friends, attended the taster day in May. For £10 the children could try out the 4x Water sports. I wasn’t sure what to expect but the day was FANTASTIC. The staff were patient with the children, very knowledgable...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2018

Thursday the 21st of June, went down for the 'Open Session'. Travelled from South London, made an effort to get out of work early. Only to get there after a 50 minute journey they've given the whole center to a group of 150 dragon boaters...More

Thank KingsmanRob
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Simon C, Chief Instructor at Docklands Sailing & Watersports Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Hi KingsmanRob, First of all I would like to apologise for the inconvenience that we caused you. On Thursday 21st June we were holding an exclusive corporate dragon boating event. As a charity we rely on events such as these to sustain the Centre and...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Brilliant venue for children's birthday party. Plenty of space for the children to run about. We also organized for a bouncy castle and soft play area. Plenty of chairs and tables available. Lots of opportunity to decorate. Bar was available for parents to take advantage...More

Thank Mark D
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

I just finished my RYA level 2 course here and had a great time. Loads of time on the water and instructors really knew their stuff. Facilities were great and location really convenient. Thanks to Dan, Iona and Jill for your patience!!

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

An absolutely amazing experience!! The Events Co-ordinator was able to cater for our every need, from the decor to menu choices from the BBQ, everyting was designed to our taste and delivered with perfection. All staff were friendly, professional and attentive. We hired the Marquee...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2017

I have been there many times, sailed with my children, had my sons 10th Birthday party there and brought clients for the evening events. The membership is worth while and the youth programme is amazing.

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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

The Docklands Sailing Club is situated on the one of Canary Wharf's Best Docks Millwall outer Dock and has the moist picturesque views of all . It is substantially big and well kept place for Sailing & Watersport's . It is rated one of the...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had a party here for our daughter's christening/1st birthday. The venue were amazing, great staff, brilliant food and a real nice feel to the place. Can not recommend DSWC highly enough. Will def be using again for any family events.

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Reviewed 10 October 2016

wandered by; saw a little advertising board for 'The Island'; checked it out. Has a pleasant, out-of-the-way bar upstairs that overlooks sailing facilities. great spot. Sunday roast really nice; massive portions; well stocked bar; friendly people; family-/kid-friendly.

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Reviewed 10 October 2016

We had our Wedding ceremony, breakfast and evening reception all at the DSWC. The whole day was organised by the centre, The decoration, food (both seated 3 course meal & evening buffet) and attentiveness of staff were all excellent. All in all my husband and...More

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