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Salcombe Boat Hire

11 Clifton Place, Salcombe TQ8 8BX, England
+44 1548 844475
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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 1 week ago
aly-rs
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
A great 3 days on the boat!

We hired the boat for 3 days and had a great time visiting many places. The best was South Sands... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
seasonedtraveller55
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sheffield
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1 week ago
“Not the most chatty man, but he had us in a boat in five mins!”
1 week ago
“A great 3 days on the boat!”
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11 Clifton Place, Salcombe TQ8 8BX, England
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+44 1548 844475
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank biner10
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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!

4  Thank Daniel S
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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

11  Thank harveydmelvin
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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

Thank stotty24
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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

3  Thank Andy S
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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.

1  Thank Jhyoung007
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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

5  Thank Natalie M
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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.

2  Thank Fairliebrae
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