Step aboard for the unforgettable experience of a river cruise on board a vintage sailing barge
Sailing barge cruises
Explore our vast range of ever changing public trips including food cruises, race days and weekends away. With Topsail there really is something for everyone and with new dates added all the time, you’ll be sure to find the right trip for you.
...a truly unusual venue
Our beautiful vessels provide an unusual and memorable venue for all kinds of events, whether you are looking for a venue for a birthday party, wedding reception or wedding anniversary, somewhere to entertain clients or staff, or a day out for your club with a difference.
Your food is supplied by our own in-house catering company, supplying homemade, locally sourced, high quality food, served by our fabulous galley team. Why not also visit our barge tearooms on Maldon’s Hythe Quay?
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Sun 31 May
“Hands – On” Day SailMaldon 12 HoursJoin "Reminder" for a participation day to help set sails, take the wheel, find out how a barge is sailed by just two people. Fully catered.
Sun 31 May
Secrets of the Blackwater Day SailMaldon 12 HoursEssex as you have never seen it ! A relaxing day sail from Maldon exploring the river Blackwater. Includes Breakfast, Morning Coffee, 2 course Lunch, Afternoon Tea.
Wed 03 Jun
Morning Coffee CruiseMaldon 2 HoursA Two Island Cruise from Maldon Quay, past Northey Island to Osea Island and back. Add a freshly baked chocolate brownie with tea, coffee or soft.
Topsail charters is an award-winning company that specialises in barge cruises, private barge hire and sailing experiences. We sail in numerous locations throughout Essex, Suffolk and London.
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