Customer Reviews

Trinovante Customer Reviews

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Thanks for a truly memorable weekend! The sailing experience and tuition were first class: I enjoyed the companionship very much: all that under the leadership of two people talented and thoroughly pleasant in equal measure. It was a privilege. Thank you again. And the megastar was Trinovante – what a ship!

Mike

We have loved it all from being at the helm, hoisting sail, fixing fenders and weighing the anchor.

Julie

Just a note of thanks for the fabulous time I had aboard Trinovante across the North Sea. I think it mended something in me I hadn’t realised was broken. Of course the reason it’s so good is the way you make us incompetent crew able to share a part of your life.

John

The scenery was stunning. We moored or anchored in a series of small harbours and bays keeping our eyes open for wildlife. Sharing a beer on deck as the sun slowly sank over the silent scene will be an enduring memory.

Stuart And Sara

Thanks for a fantastic week..
It is the skill of a successful host to take a gang of disparate (desperate?) folk and turn them into a group of friends – Well done!
We are thoroughly bitten by the bug and would like to have another go next year

Chris and Alastair


The Vessel You Sailed on was – Trinovante
How did you enjoy the sailing? – A lot
What did you think of the accommodation? – Good
Was the food? – Very Good
Where the crew helpful? Very Helpful

Any other comments? –
Had a great time with Su, John and the crew. Learned more than on previous ships as Su really cared that we learned how to sail so instead of ‘zoning out’ in a bigger group, I actually got the hang of it (up to a point!) Bonus was food & weather amazing too.

Highly recommend!

Customer Name – Louisa

Trinovante
How did you enjoy the sailing? – A lot
What did you think of the accommodation? – Average
Was the food? – Very Good
Where the crew helpful? Very Helpful

Michael

Trinovante

How did you enjoy the sailing? – A lot

What did you think of the accommodation? – Good

Was the food? – Very Good

Where the crew helpful? Very Helpful

We had a brilliant time, and would go again if we get the chance.

Sarah

Trinovante

How did you enjoy the sailing? – A lot

What did you think of the accommodation? – Good

Was the food? – Very Good

Where the crew helpful? Very Helpful

Su and John (Mate and skipper) are an absolutely brilliant team. Their story of building Trinovante and her history is fascinating, enterprising and courageous.

They were creative in turning a mainly windless week into an Attenborough like superb encounter with Orkney wildlife and history. When the wind arrived, they used humour and patience to turn us into a crew that almost knew what we were doing.

It was a brilliant way to experience Britain’s wilder places.

Richard

Trinovante

How did you enjoy the sailing? – A lot

What did you think of the accommodation? – Good

Was the food? – Very Good

Where the crew helpful? Very Helpful

A great, convivial week with brilliant owners, lovely voyage crew and excellent food. We were very lucky with the weather for visiting the islands and just got enough wind for there to be some good sailing.

Would defo sail with John and Sue again.

Jan

Trinovante

How did you enjoy the sailing? – A lot

What did you think of the accommodation? – Good

Was the food? – Very Good

Where the crew helpful? Very Helpful

Great trip with fun guest crew and enthusiastic and understanding permanent crew.

Ian

Trinovante

How did you enjoy the sailing? – A lot

What did you think of the accommodation? – Good

Was the food? – Very Good

Where the crew helpful? Very Helpful

Couldnt have been more helpful, a very relaxed and varied voyage

Peter

Trinovante

How did you enjoy the sailing? – A lot

What did you think of the accommodation? – Good

Was the food? – Very Good

Where the crew helpful? Very Helpful

Fantastic scenery Shetland and Orkney Fair Isle Westray good weather and fair winds. Instructions very clear safety in mind at all times. Food cooked by Sue was wonderful we had crab and fresh fish as a treat. Crew were also very friendly and helpful. Would love another voyage !

Lesley

Just got back from short trip, London to Harwich. We had a crew of 8 plus the lovely hosts John & Su.

Couldn’t recommend it enough, a unique experience all round. Great weather, great company, great food, great hospitality & great memories.

Already planning another possible trip next year!

Louisa

Hi Su and John,

Just a note to again thank you for my time on your wonderful schooner Triovante.

Your professionalism in sailing her and the care taken for myself, and the rest of the crew was amazing.

Somewhat rekindled my interest in sailing!

Truly Inspirational how you both built her and had years of adventure in her.

Robert

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