Captains Blog

Greek Islands Cruise

Posted on: April 15, 2014

I can at last report our Greek Islands Cruise. After having no laptop for quite a while and being busy out on the water there is PLENTY to report and I will post about our other activities soon.

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Customer Service

Posted on: March 13, 2014

This is the first blog written and sent from my iPhone so I have no idea how it will look. Hear goes….

As per the title of this post this week I have experienced two opposite ends of the scale regarding customer service. From having me first ever job at 16 years old it was always drummed into me that the customer is what business is about.

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Jennifer Hudson and Richard Branson

Posted on: March 9, 2014

Jennifer Hudson and Richard Branson may be a strange title to my latest blog you could be thinking perhaps?

The reason being I have been spending the morning doing some SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) and while I was looking for what was trending I saw Jennifer Hudson and Richard Branson had over 70,000 searches between them. I thought by including this in the title and the content it could test the hit rate on although me not being an expert am probably barking up the wrong tree.

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Full steam ahead

Posted on: March 2, 2014

It seems I am now entering into the busiest period of time since I set up Atlas Sailing at the end of 2012 and we’ve only just seen off February. I seem to be getting regular enquiries which invariably results in bookings. The voyage around the Saronic Gulf from Athens later this month could quite easily have been sold twice over and after the monthly email shot I sent out I received the quickest ever booking for a full boat. I sent the email out at 2pm with details of the activities for March in particular a short Mother’s Day cruise. At 2.03pm I received an email to book the full boat for the Mother’s Day trip. ¬†How good is that?

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So much happening !

Posted on: February 20, 2014

I must say the economy certainly seems to have picked up. Generally there is a better mood about people & business and judging by the amount of bookings and enquiries I have had that certainly is the case.

Or is it also due to the fact that I got on my bike and found the work? (thank you Norman Tebbit for the quote).

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