Reviews of 17th, 18th and 19th February Bird Watching Cruises with Ian Waite

Three consecutive trips with some sightings common to them all, particularly the Avocets. It has been a privilege to experience the aerial ballet performed by these magnificent birds as they flew alongside both sides of the boat, in front and behind the boat and overhead.  One of nature’s wonders on our doorstep. It was a

Guided Bird Watching

This week we had three guided bird watching cruises on the beautiful River Exe. We were very lucky with the weather on both Tuesday and Wednesday, but despite the poor conditions of yesterday’s trip there was still plenty to see. With these trips lasting approximately 3 hours there is lots of chance to spot the

Wednesday 4th February Bird Watching Cruise with Ian Waite

Before we left our mooring a Kingfisher flew past into the Marina reflecting the sunshine that stayed with us throughout. The Avocets were again impressive but more spread out.  There were hundreds on the mudflats interspersed with many Shelduck, Dunlin, Curlew and Grey Plovers, a good demonstration of the large number of birds we have

Guided Bird Watching Cruise, Saturday 31st January with Dave Smallshire

A strong northerly wind seemed to keep most of the birds at the sheltered northern end of the estuary today, but the rain missed us and we sailed in lovely sunshine. A Sanderling and some Turnstones were notable as we passed the dunes at Dawlish Warren, though a distant group of Knot on the mud

Bird Watching trip report – Sunday 1st February

A lovely cold but sunny day with good light ideal for the several photographers on board. A Seal was beside the boat as we left and a second one seen at Topsham. Avocets in their hundreds in flight glistening in the sunlight at Topsham were probably everybody’s highlight. although there were many other birds to

Bird Watching 31st January 2015 with Dave Smallshire

A strong northerly wind seemed to keep most of the birds at the sheltered northern end of the estuary today, but the rain missed us and we sailed in lovely sunshine. A Sanderling and some Turnstones were notable as we passed the dunes at Dawlish Warren, though a distant group of Knot on the mud

New Merchandise

Did you know we sell a variety of different gifts and souvenirs on our boats and in our booking office? From magnets to post cards, key rings to pens! This week we had some brand new ‘Stuart Line’ pens delivered to us in 7 different colours!  On our Facebook page is a competition to win

2015 Leaflets

This week marks the arrival of our brand new 2015 leaflets, designed by local business Vibrant Pulse. We have had a whopping 200 000 of them delivered to us here!  We have been very busy over the past couple of weeks putting away all of our Christmas bits and pieces to make room for this

Please vote for us

Family Business United announces those in the running for the South West Family Business of the Year Title 2015 The deliberations are over and the team at Family Business United are delighted to announce the shortlist for the South West Family Business Of The Year 2015 Award. The shortlisted firms are: Buttermilk Confections New Forest Ice

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