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Spend the day on the water exploring creeks

Maggie O'Nare - the hotel's yacht

The Maggie O'Nare is a classic Cornish Crabber. Skippered by Toby Ashworth she is available for charter for whole or half days. Built on traditional lines she is 22 feet long, gaff rigged, with a bowsprit, tan sails and a small cabin. She will comfortably cruise up to four people plus the skipper.

The Carrick Roads offer some of the most enchanting safe sailing up the river to Truro or across to Falmouth, taking in the National Maritime Museum, visiting the famous Pandora Inn from the water, exploring the Helford River and Frenchman's Creek or just finding a secluded cove and swimming from the boat. Previous sailing experience is not necessary although the skipper will be delighted for experienced yachtsmen to helm the boat for the day, he will remain on board for the benefit of providing local knowledge and afternoon cream tea.

Half-a-day's charter is charged at £230.00. Guests normally depart after lunch and get back in plenty of time for dinner. A full day's charge of £290.00 includes a picnic lunch and drinks. Please note the charge is for the boat, not per person.