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Not the most chatty man, but he had us in a boat in five mins!

Having read the reviews we tried elsewhere first but they were fully booked long past when we would... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
aly-rs
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Great way to see the estuary

We hire a cabin boat for a few hours and were delighted with it. Life jackets and clear... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2016
stotty24
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 Aug 2018
“Not the most chatty man, but he had us in a boat in five mins!”
6 Aug 2018
“A great 3 days on the boat!”
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Having read the reviews we tried elsewhere first but they were fully booked long past when we would be in Salcombe for an afternoon and we were keen to get out on the water. I did go with low expectations in the first place but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

We hired the boat for 3 days and had a great time visiting many places. The best was South Sands where we moored the boat up and went for lunch and wine before heading back. Take no notice of the awful reviews complaining about the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Darren R
Reviewed 25 July 2018

I saw the other reviews of poor service and thought 'oh well', some bad experiences. No - reader - it is all true! Very poor customer service, rude, different stories given by different persons at the shop. Avoid. Incredibly rude to deal with, abrupt to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank biner10
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Miserable owners for both the fishmongers and boat hire. Really unhelpful and not worth wasting your money on as you can get better service and experience elsewhere. Avoid at all costs!

Date of experience: August 2017
6  Thank DanielS6988
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Most despicable experience of terrible customer service you could ever encounter. Small minded owners showing incredible rudeness. Head so far up their bottoms they wouldn't know whether to speak or fart! Boats awful quality too and not compliant to H+S regulations but lack of quality...More

Date of experience: April 2017
13  Thank harveydmelvin
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We hire a cabin boat for a few hours and were delighted with it. Life jackets and clear instructions were provided and we all had a go at the steering. It was thoroughly enjoyable and, though we were a bit apprehensive, we managed fine. The...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Really great trip on the water from Salcombe. Good boat, lifejackets and lovely weather. The company were flexible in changing our booking to the following day, due to the weather, which was really kind. I found the shopkeeper a little unfriendly to deal with but...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank Andy S
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Hired a boat for two adults and two teenagers. Good booking experience in the fish shop! Well it is Devon! Clean boat, worked well and a lot of fun was had by all.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Jhyoung007
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We we went to book our speed boat experience as soon as we got to Salcombe as we have a five year old and it was on the list to do!! Out first encounter of Salcombe boat hire was unfriendly, rude and unhelpful however we...More

Date of experience: July 2016
6  Thank NatalieM1265
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

The trip lasted an hour around the bay. The skipper was friendly . He made useful observations along the way. There was probably more history to imparted. Tip: take a fleece or jumper. It can be windy.

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Fairliebrae
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