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Just to say a massive thank you for Sunday.

Everybody thought you were wonderful - a great host, interesting to listen to and full of attention to detail. Steve loved the fact that you took time out to explain a few things to him and give him hints and tips.

So thank you so much and please ensure you pass my / our gratitude on to Laura who had an amazing knack of providing a great service but being out of sight at the same time: rather neat trick.

David Clarke
Sagicor at Lloyds

I wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed our morning on the boat. It was a fantastic experience for the whole family. We always knew we lived a beautiful part of the world, but your guide of the local coastal area revealed truly beautiful hidden treasures that we would have never known existed.

Both you and Keeley were professional, friendly and welcoming, creating a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere. The children were impressed that they were allowed to sit at the front of the boat, they felt very important!

The weather was glorious and your extensive and informative knowledge of the local area made this so much more than a sight seeing trip, for adults and children alike.

The children were delighted, if not a little nervous, when ‘Dad’ was given the opportunity to take the helm.

We all enjoyed the thrills and excitement when the real power of the boat was put to the test, and picking up a couple of friendly jet-skiers in the wake only added to the experience. It was a shame that it all had to end so soon.

Once again, I would like to say thank you for such a fantastic morning, this was a wonderful experience, and one that I would most certainly recommend to others.

Steve, Angie, Alice & Christian Tai

We would like to thank you for the fantastic time we had on Nirvana. As a corporate event it was really something special and different. Both ourselves and our guests were most impressed by the smooth and efficient organization and the professional attitude throughout the day. The boat was great fun and very exciting, lunch was perfect and the hospitality warm and friendly. The trip to see the sea birds and the time at anchor in Studland Bay was really enjoyable allowing us to relax and take in the whole experience. Your knowledge of the area and some of it’s history is very impressive, and was most informative and interesting. It all added up to a very successful event for us and we hope to make it a regular on the corporate entertainment calendar.

Trevor Stevens
On behalf of all at Broadgate Syndicate, Lloyd's

I would like to thank you for the excellent charter you organised for us last Saturday. The trip across to the Isle of Wight was very much enjoyed by all the family especially my son in law and our grandchildren who were extemely excited to have been trusted to take the helm for a while. The food and service were first class and you and Sue made us feel very much at ease from the moment we came aboard. A memorable day out.

Ron Harryman

A quick note to thank you and Charlie for looking after myself and our guests so well last week.

We had a most enjoyable, comfortable yet exhilarating afternoon and would recommend the service you offer without reservation.

Nigel Short
Exec Director of Gibbs Hartley Cooper

We are a family group of all abilities, Grandparents, Parents & Daughters. We booked the short trip on our eldest daughters 21st birthday as an experience on a power boat.

Mark was professional and very welcoming both during the booking service and the actual trip. He was very safety conscious which was re-assuring as we are inexperienced land-locked Midlanders!!!

Marks commentary about Poole Bay was interesting and informative. It was a perfect start to a day of celebrations for our eldest daughters 21st birthday & there is no doubt that we will be back for more!

Russell Morgan & Family

Great experience from start to finish. Mark took time when booking to explain all the options then kept in contact updating us on the weather forecast etc.

When the day arrived so did the sun and we got exactly what Mark promised us, he even let us have a go driving, which is a real thrill. The drinks flowed, the food was fit for a king, the scenery stunning and the sun kept shining. What a day thanks Mark.

Matthew Blundell

We booked Nirvana for a full day charter for my friends stag do and right from the initial contact with Mark everything was a success. All the joys of owning a luxury powerboat without the expense of owning one! The boat was very accommodating for the 9 of us on board, excluding the skipper and deckhand with plenty of space for storing the food we had brought, including keeping the all important champagne and beer cool! After being picked up from Poole, we had a blast to Studland making full use of those twin 260hp diesel engines. Following anchoring in Studland Bay for lunch and a swim we joined the hundreds of boats at Bournemouth Pier to watch the fantastic air show, including the red arrows, before a further blast up the coast and return to Poole Quay. For a stag do it was a perfect day time activity but I'm sure that I could find plenty of other occasions in the future that would warrant a phone call to Mark!

Arran Abbott


I organise two Trimaran Regattas a year in Poole Bay and am pleased to have used in numerous occasions the MV Nirvana as our Committee Boat, ably skippered and owned by Mark Everington. His fine vessel provides an excellent starting platform with its low line configuration, being less prone to roll at anchor unlike other flying bridge models. On one occasion he had to actually rescue my own Tri following a rudder breakage. However with superb boat handling and excellent seamanship, he undertook the tow without difficulty in tricky sea conditions and saved me the humiliation of hitching a ride with that other well known rescue service whose main HQ is in Poole Town!

I can assure anyone thinking of using the services of Sea Events and going to sea in Nirvana will be in very good hands.

Rodney Pattisson MBE
Olympic Sailor

Thank you for a great day out, despite getting rather wet in the morning the sun did shine and we got to relax with the lovely spread that was put on! We were well looked after and would definitely recommend this to anyone who is after a relaxing day out.

Claire Florence
Parvalux Electric Motors Ltd, Bournemouth

An excellent day spent on Nirvana. Everything ran smoothly and the experience was very much enjoyed by all guests. Mark's knowledge of and enthusiasm for the area adds to the enjoyment of the day. Food was excellent and well presented too. Would thoroughly recommend Sea Events to anybody considering a corporate entertainment event that is a little different.

Adrian Byrne
Limit/QBE Syndicate, Lloyd's

Engagement celebrations onboard Nirvana

Having just got engaged I can think of no better way to celebrate than a romantic cruise around the South Coast onboard Nirvana! Whilst the beautiful coast and setting sun set the backdrop, the experience was made all the more memorable by Mark’s knowledge of the coastline, Keeley’s friendly but discrete service and the amazing canapés and champagne we enjoyed. Add all of this to the thrill of being out on the sea in a genuine performance motor boat and it made this an experience we’ll never forget. In fact, it was so good we’re going again next year!

Andrew Dodson

A big thank you from all of us (Vikki, Maurice, Eileen and Brian) and me, of course, for a wonderful day yesterday. We all thoroughly enjoyed the whole day. Your local knowledge of the surrounding area made a significant impact on the day and made it extremely interesting as well as enjoyable.

The lunch was great and I must admit surpassed my expectations, I think I was expecting more along the lines of sandwiches.

We all agreed that it was an extremely pleasant way of spending a day, and for me, my birthday.

Caroline Tweddle

Mark, thank you for an excellent, exciting and social day on Wednesday. From the warm greeting and the professional safety briefing through to the attentive service from the rather more attractive Becks, the whole event was a great success. Warm day, still waters, fantastic food and drink, a reassuring Skipper, the Needles lighthouse, anchoring off Alum Chine for lunch and finally speeding off for a tour of Swanage Bay and Poole. Fantastic.

Martin Spooner

Though a gale was threatened the day before, the Gods smiled on us and were able to get out of Poole Harbour and blast out to sea before mooring up for a champagne lunch in the sun off Studland beach. We spent the afternoon cruising round the harbour, which turned out to be more exciting than any of us had expected.

Mark was a fantastic host and skipper, and we all had a really excellent and enjoyable day out.

Brian Pearson

We would both like to say that despite the weather really not being on our side, curtailing the original plans to see the jurassic coast. We enjoyed a fantastic day.

Learning about the local area, taking in the sights and sounds that one doesn't get to see from land, all in the comfort of such a beautiful and well appointed boat ensure the time flew by.

We could honestly say we felt perfectly safe even when the seas got rough, and this was only aided by how comfortable you made us feel, although my newly wedded wife did look concerned when you let me have control for a
little bit!

Thank You for a great experience!

Adam & Laura Maslen


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