Clients & Testimonials

Here are just a few of our clients:
...and here are just some of the nice things clients have said about us:
Blue Sail’s strength is that they really ‘get’ tourism. Their principals have huge amounts of experience, and are authoritative and knowledgeable without being at all patronising. I would have no hesitation in recommending them, or in using them again - they really are exceptional.
Kevin Boorman
Marketing & Major Projects Manager
Hastings Borough Council / 1066 Country
The Visitor Economy Strategy Blue Sail developed for us has been extremely well received by key stakeholders, is held as an ambitious and far-reaching document, and a key component of our place-shaping and growth plans
Mandy Ramm
Senior Economic Development Officer
Nottinghamshire County Council
As part of a robust development programme in Ireland’s Ancient East, Blue Sail’s knowledge and connections provided us with expertise on Events, Experiences, Commercial and Product Development for our Houses and Gardens to effectively inspire them to develop their experiences and raise their profile internationally
Derek Dolan
Ireland's Ancient East Manager
Fáilte Ireland
Blue Sail has worked well with Wicklow County Council, our partner agencies and tourism providers to develop an ambitious but practical Tourism Strategy and Marketing Plan fit for a world class destination
Christine Flood
Senior Executive Officer
Wicklow County Council
Blue Sail were able to use their insight and experience to understand our issues and review our proposed options. …. I appreciate their no nonsense approach
Sharon Hodgson
Commercial Services Project Manager
Lake District National Park Authority
This was an excellent piece of work which was well managed and delivered in an inclusive manner throughout the period of the review. Blue Sail were easy to work with, asked some challenging questions, brought considerable expertise and a highly valued independent view to what was a complicated subject involving a myriad of stakeholders and interests
Riddell Graham
Director of Partnerships
Blue Sail were excellent to work with on the development of a new Outdoor Events Strategy - their knowledge and experience of the sector at a local, national and international level provided a strong focus to the Strategy that has been well received.
Ian Shurrock
Head of Sport & Leisure
Brighton & Hove City Council
The experience was totally refreshing, thought provoking and resulted in a shared vision amongst our team on future possibilities.
Mary McCarthy
Crawford National Art Gallery, Cork
Blue Sail gave us the tools to fulfil our aims and we are delighted that five years on their experience and advice remains key to our Lakes Culture Marketing Strategy.
Jeanette Edgar
Project Manager
Lakes Culture
Working with Blue Sail and Visit Kent to develop the Destination Management Plan has been a truly exceptional experience which has produced outstanding results.
Dawn Hudd
Head of Regeneration & Economic Development
Maidstone Borough Council
Blue Sail’s understanding and empathy was very impressive. We will definitely work with them again.
Gwyn Brown
Sail Training International (Tall Ships Races)
I really like Blue Sail’s creative and professional approach. Blue Sail delivers!
Juliana Delaney
Continuum Group
Blue Sail were absolutely brilliant collaborators in helping us identify tourists in the market to visit Wellcome Collection. I can’t recommend them highly enough.
Rachel Collins
Head of Marketing
Wellcome Collection
Blue Sail have been a great company to work with – focused, challenging, intuitive and knowledgeable. The report has been welcomed by the businesses in the City due to its clarity and insight.
Sallyann Tindall
Senior Project Manager
Scottish Enterprise & Destination Glasgow