Special Events

Stag party ideas

Things to do in the New Forest

As well as our popular Sail with Lunch and Dinner trips on the Solent, we offer an exciting programme of special events every summer!

Contact us now to book a wine or spirit tasting with a difference on board a luxury yacht sailing on the Solent off the Isle of Wight.

Wine and Spirits Tasting Sails

Discover new wines and spirits on an evening sail on the Solent.

The Solent Cellar

Lymington’s independent wine merchant, who provide our Wine List, present a number of curated tastings whilst relaxing on a 2 hour sailing trip – the perfect combination after a busy week!


Contact us now to book your tasting!

Solent Cellar

Langham English Sparkling Wine Sail

Friday 9 June 2017: 17:00-19:00 and 19:00-21:00

Join us for this unique opportunity to learn more about Langham and what makes their English sparkling wines unique and special! You will taste 3 vintage cuvées, enjoy a solent cruise and benefit from specially discounted prices for orders placed on the evening.

Only £35 per person.

Salcombe Gin Tasting

Friday 23 June 2017: 17:00-19:00 and 19:00-21:00

Enjoy a sailing trip with Escape Yachting with the opportunity to taste this Award winning gin from Devon with Howard the founder. Learn more about this fantastic small batch gin using pure Dartmoor water, . Your trip includes a G&T along with some specially prepared cocktails while enjoying a solent cruise.

Only £30 per person.

Conker Gin Tasting Sail

Friday 7 July 2017: 17:00-19:00 and 19:00-21:00

Enjoy a sailing trip with Escape Yachting with the opportunity to taste Dorset’s first gin. Learn more about this unique gin that combines Dorset notes of elderberry, as well as Hampshire gorse flowers and New Forest spring water. Your trip includes a Conker G&T along with some specially prepared cocktails.

Only £30 per person.

Cowes Week

Cowes fire worksSince 1826 Cowes Week has played a key part in the British sporting summer calendar and is one of the UK’s longest running and most successful sporting events. Sail with Escape Yachting and experience the largest sailing regatta of its kind in the world.

Cowes Week Fireworks Sail with Dinner

Friday 4 August, 17:00-23:00, including two-course dinner on board at anchor off Cowes to watch the fireworks. Only £149 per person.

Cowes Week Spectator Sail with Lunch or Dinner

Saturday 29 July – Saturday 5 August 2017

The New Forest and Hampshire County Show

25-27 July 2017

The New Forest ShowThe New Forest and Hampshire County Show attracts 95,000 visitors each year and is rated amongst the top ten agricultural shows in the country. Showjumping and equestrianism are major features of the show as are the many competitions and other attractions, each offering visitors something different and interesting to enjoy.


Delicious Mountain

Delicious MountainStuart and Louise at Delicious Mountain have been offering Meribel chalet holidays for several years. Ranked #1 on TripAdvisor, their catered chalet La Chouette sleeps up to 16 guests in comfort. For further information visit:


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