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“helsal iv”(44 reviews)
“derwent river”(21 reviews)
“great afternoon”(11 reviews)
Come sailing aboard the 62 foot luxury Sydney to Hobart Maxi, Helsal IV. Experience what it is like to sail one of these magnificent crafts; even take the wheel if you like! Come for just a few hours on the Derwent or plunge right into the adventure...more
Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
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All reviews helsal iv derwent river great afternoon scones twilight sail awesome crew captain mark seafood paella delightful company excellent hosts an unexpected bonus great food and wine morning cruise amazing experience crew members cheese platter enjoyable morning
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a 3 hour yacht cruise for myself and my dad last friday. Had an amazing afternoon with the skipper Barry, 2IC matt and deckhand sam on their beautiful yacht "Magic Miles". Super friendly guys who were more than happy to share their knowledge and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was gifted a cruise via redballoon (don’t bother - book direct) and had a brilliant afternoon on the Derwent with Mark and the crew. Great commentary from a happy skipper, fantastic sights and some fine sailing made the experience really enjoyable and memorable. And Mark’s...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Email was sent requesting availability for a 3 hour sailing trip, with contact details etc., before Christmas. I have still not received any communication from the company. Called at the Marina and found the yacht today, met Chris, who is going to be one of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Edward E
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Deeply enjoyable morning sail (all we had time for sadly) with Mark & Jimmy who are hospitable, interesting and surprising..what a boon. After a short while 10 year old announced she wanted to live on the boat. Unarguable proposition. We very much hope to be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LaContessissima
MarkS171, Owner at Hobart Yachts, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Thanks for such a kind review. We look forward to having you all aboard again sometime soon.

Reviewed 22 November 2018

My partner and I had the pleasure of going on a full day sail with Mark, Jimmy and Pete recently. From the moment we stepped on board, we were having a great time - the guys are so friendly and easy to talk to, answering...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Meglo28
MarkS171, Owner at Hobart Yachts, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

And thank you for such a lovely review. Please do come back - you can steer all you like : )

Reviewed 15 October 2018

Really enjoyed our afternoon. Marsha,Mark and Jimmy were a great crew-very relaxed and informative. We would love to come back and do an overnight sail

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bill M
MarkS171, Owner at Hobart Yachts, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

We enjoyed it too. Come back soon : )

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Extremely enjoyable sail around the Derwent River bay off Hobart with skipper Mark Stanger, and hosts Marsha and Jimmy. Superb quality boat, very knowledgeable, hospitable and pleasant crew of 3 Tasmanian locals. Delicious home-made scones, jam , cream and cheese platter featuring local treats. Highly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Mark S, Owner at Hobart Yachts, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

You're too kind : ) We loved having you and hope to see you again sometime soon.

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Very impressed with the vessel, crew , food, etc.. well worth a trip when you visit Tasmania. This boat has done some amazing passages out of Hobart to the east and west coasts. Trips to Bathurst Harbour with fantastic guides are a must do if...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank R336376
Mark S, Owner at Hobart Yachts, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thanks for the kind review. Hopefully we will have you sailing again with us one day.

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We went to Hobart a week ago and booked a morning cruise with Hobart Yachts; it was an amazing experience. Mark, Jamie and Chrissy were a delight to be on board with. They made it exciting and fun and we were fed constantly! Scones, cheese,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Catherine M
Mark S, Owner at Hobart Yachts, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thanks for your kind review. It was an absolute pleasure having you sail with us. I hope we can do it again one day.

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Spent the morning on Helsal IV - 62ft Yacht on the Derwent with Mike & Jimmy. Excellent hosts. Sun was out - a light puffy breeze - made our way all around the harbour. Nothing was too much trouble. You can do as much or...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Mark S, Owner at Hobart Yachts, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Glad you enjoyed a crisp winter sail on the harbour with us : ) Thanks very much for taking the time to write a review.

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