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Boarding Details

Boarding details are sent by e-mail 4 weeks before a trip or when booking (check your junk folder). Be ready to board the barge 1/2 hour before sailing.
Search for car parks near Maldon CM9 5HN, Ipswich IP4 1FH, Brightlingsea CO7 ODY, Harwich CO12 3HH

For More Details

For further information on a specific trip, click on “Book Now”.  This takes you to another page where you will find a “Details” button.  This shows you a typical trip and the food options. You don’t need to have a paypal account to pay online, choose the “pay with debit or credit card” option.

Sun 20 Jan

AVAILABLE

Sunday Roast Cruise from Maldon

A one hour sail 1115-1215 followed by seated Roast Lunch on board

Adults £34.50, children £27.50

Sun 3 Feb

AVAILABLE

Sunday Roast Cruise from Maldon

A one hour sail 1130-1230 followed by seated Roast Lunch on board

Adults £34.50, children £27.50

Sun 17 Feb

AVAILABLE

Brunch Cruise from Maldon

A one hour sail 1000-1100 with optional Bacon, Sausage & Egg Huffer

Adults £20, children £12.00, add Huffer @ £8.00

Sun 3 March

AVAILABLE

Brunch Cruise from Maldon

A one hour sail 1000-1100 with optional Bacon, Sausage & Egg Huffer

Adults £20, children £12.00, add Huffer @ £8.00

Sat 16 March

AVAILABLE

Birds of the Blackwater Day Sail from Maldon

Exploring the saltmarshes and mud flats with Swallow Birding
0715-1900

£60 fully catered

Sat 23 March

AVAILABLE

Bird watching Walk & Sail from Maldon

Guided walk with Swallow Birding followed by two hour sail
1100-1500

Adults £40, Children £30 incl. light lunch

Sun 24 March

AVAILABLE

Bird watching Walk & Sail from Maldon

Guided walk with Swallow Birding followed by two hour sail
1130-1545

Adults £40, Children £30 incl. light lunch

Sat 6 April

AVAILABLE

Birds of the Colne Cruise from Brightlingsea

with Swallow Birding. Four hour sail exploring the Saltmarsh banks of the Colne.
1030-1430

£50 incl. light lunch

Sat 6 April

AVAILABLE

Cream Tea Cruise from Maldon

1300-1500

Adults £25, children £16, Add Cream Tea @ £6.50

Sun 7 April

AVAILABLE

Birds of the Colne Cruise from Brightlingsea

with Swallow Birding. Four hour sail exploring the Saltmarsh banks of the Colne.
1030-1430

£50 incl. light lunch

Mon 8 April

AVAILABLE

Afternoon Tea Cruise from Maldon

1415-1615

Adults £35, children £26, incl. Homemade Cake, Tea/Coffee, scone cream & jam

Thurs 11 April

AVAILABLE

Thames Cruise from London

with Tower Bridge Lift 1030-1630

£75 fully catered

Fri 12 April

AVAILABLE

Orwell Lunch Cruise from Ipswich

1130-1430

Adults £43, children £33, incl. Cheese & Ham Ploughmans, Apple Crumble

Sun 14 April

AVAILABLE

Heritage Cruise from Ipswich

with historian telling you about barges, Ipswich and the rivers
1030-1630

£60 fully catered

Fri 19 April

AVAILABLE

Lunch Cruise from Maldon

1215-1415

Adults £25, children £16, Add Cheese & Ham Ploughmans £12, Smoked Fish Platter £20

Sat 20 April

AVAILABLE

Lunch Cruise from Maldon

1245-1445

Adults £25, children £16, Add Cheese & Ham Ploughmans £12, Smoked Fish Platter £20

Sun 21 April

AVAILABLE

Cream Tea Cruise from Maldon

1330-1530

Adults £25, children £16, Add Cream Tea @ £6.50

Mon 22 April

AVAILABLE

Cream Tea Cruise from Maldon

1415-1615

Adults £25, children £16, Add Cream Tea @ £6.50

Sat 27 April

AVAILABLE

“Hands-on” Day Sail from Maldon

A participation Day 0630-1730

£120 fully catered. Add Fri night @ £35

Sun 28 April

AVAILABLE

“Hands-on” Day Sail from Maldon

A participation Day 0745-1900

£120 fully catered

Thurs 2 May

AVAILABLE

Morning Coffee Cruise from Maldon

1045-1245

Adults £25, children £16, Add Tea/Coffee + Choc Brownie @ £4.50

Fri 3 May

AVAILABLE

“Two Island” Lunch Cruise from Maldon

1130-1330

Adults £41.50, children £31.50, incl. Cheese & Ham Ploughmans, Apple Crumble

Sat 4 May

AVAILABLE

Lunch Cruise from Maldon

1200-1400

Adults £25, children £16, Add Cheese & Ham Ploughmans £12, Smoked Fish Platter £20

Sun 5 May

AVAILABLE

Lunch Cruise from Maldon

1230-1430

Adults £25, children £16, Add Cheese & Ham Ploughmans £12, Smoked Fish Platter £20

Mon 6 May

AVAILABLE

Cream Tea Cruise from Maldon

1315-1515

Adults £25, children £16, Add Cream Tea @ £6.50

Weds 8 May

AVAILABLE

Afternoon Tea Cruise from Maldon

1430-1630

Adults £35, children £26, incl. Homemade Cake, Tea/Coffee, scone cream & jam

Sat 11 May

AVAILABLE

Thames Cruise from London

with Tower Bridge Lift 1030-1630

£75 fully catered

May 11-12

AVAILABLE

“Beachcombing” Weekend

Two days, two nights with afternoon beach comb

£280 fully catered

Tues 14 May

AVAILABLE

“SUP” Day Sail from Maldon

Barge sailing + Stand Up Paddle Boards Tuition 0930-2200

£150 fully catered. Add night before £35

Thurs 16 May

AVAILABLE

Morning Coffee Cruise from Maldon

1015-1215

Adults £25, children £16, Add Tea/Coffee + Choc Brownie @ £4.50

Sat 18 May

AVAILABLE

Heritage Cruise from Maldon

1145-1345

Adults £25, children £16, Add plated sandwich @ £6.50

Sat 18 May

AVAILABLE

“Two Island” Lunch Cruise from Maldon

1145-1345

Adults £41.50, children £31.50, incl. Cheese & Ham Ploughmans, Apple Crumble

May 18-19

AVAILABLE

Sail, Dinner, B&B Weekend

Super relaxing two days, one night

£180 fully catered

Tues 21 May

AVAILABLE

Afternoon Tea Cruise from Maldon

1345-1545

Adults £35, children £26, incl. Homemade Cake, Tea/Coffee, scone cream & jam

Fri 24 May

AVAILABLE

Orwell Lunch Cruise from Ipswich

1130-1430

Adults £43, children £33, incl. Cheese & Ham Ploughmans, Apple Crumble

Sun 26 May

AVAILABLE

Suffolk Rivers Cruise from Ipswich

Exploring the Stour & Orwell
1030-1630

£65 fully catered

Sun 26 May

AVAILABLE

Smooth Sunday Cruise from Maldon

1715-1845

£38 incl. canapés and singer

Mon 27 May

AVAILABLE

“Secrets of the Blackwater” Day Sail from Maldon

Essex as you have never seen it ! 0715-1930

£65 fully catered

Fri 31 May

AVAILABLE

Morning Coffee Cruise from Maldon

1000-1200

Adults £25, children £16, Add Tea/Coffee + Choc Brownie @ £4.50

Sat 1 June

AVAILABLE

Morning Coffee Cruise from Maldon

1045-1245

Adults £25, children £16, Add Tea/Coffee + Choc Brownie @ £4.50

June 1-2

AVAILABLE

“Girls Only” Weekend

Two days, two nights with female crew (no chaps)

£280 fully catered

Sun 2 June

AVAILABLE

Thames Cruise from London

with Tower Bridge Lift 1030-1630

£75 fully catered

Mon 3 June

AVAILABLE

“Two Island” Lunch Cruise from Maldon

1215-1415

Adults £41.50, children £31.50, incl. Cheese & Ham Ploughmans, Apple Crumble

Thurs 6 June

AVAILABLE

Afternoon Tea Cruise from Maldon

1415-1615

Adults £35, children £26, incl. Homemade Cake, Tea/Coffee, scone cream & jam

June 8-9

FULL

Blackwater Barge Race Weekend

Two days, two nights on racing barge

£280 fully catered

Sat 8 June

AVAILABLE

Blackwater Barge Race from Maldon

follow the racing barges 0445-1530

£70 fully catered

Sun 9 June

AVAILABLE

Smooth Sunday Cruise from Maldon

1645-1845

£38 incl. canapés and singer

Mon 10 June

AVAILABLE

Sunset Cruise from Maldon

1745-1945

£25. Add Cheese & Ham Ploughmans £12, Smoked Fish Platter £20

Tues 11 June

AVAILABLE

Sunset Cruise from Maldon

1900-2100

£25, Add Cheese & Ham Ploughmans £12, Smoked Fish Platter £20

Weds 12 June

AVAILABLE

“SUP” Day Sail from Maldon

Barge sailing + Stand Up Paddle Boards Tuition 0830-2000

£150 fully catered

Fri 14 June

AVAILABLE

Morning Coffee Cruise from Maldon

0945-1145

Adults £25, children £16, Add Tea/Coffee + Choc Brownie @ £4.50

June 15-16

AVAILABLE

Sail, Dinner, B&B Weekend

Super relaxing two days, one night

£180 fully catered

Tues 18 June

AVAILABLE

“Two Island” Lunch Cruise from Maldon

1245-1445

Adults £41.50, children £31.50, incl. Cheese & Ham Ploughmans, Apple Crumble

Thurs 20 June

AVAILABLE

Afternoon Tea Cruise from Maldon

1400-1600

Adults £35, children £26, incl. Homemade Cake, Tea/Coffee, scone cream & jam

June 22-23

AVAILABLE

“Summer Solstice” Weekend

Two days, two nights enjoying long summer days

£280 fully catered

Sun 23 June

AVAILABLE

Suffolk Rivers Cruise from Ipswich

Exploring the Stour & Orwell
1030-1630

£65 fully catered

Weds 26 June

AVAILABLE

Sunset Cruise from Maldon

1830-2000

£25, Add Cheese & Ham Ploughmans £12, Smoked Fish Platter £20

Thurs 27 June

AVAILABLE

“Secrets of the Blackwater” Day Sail from Maldon

Essex as you have never seen it !
0830-1930

£65 fully catered

Thurs 27 June

AVAILABLE

Sunset Cruise from Maldon

1930-2100

£25, Add Cheese & Ham Ploughmans £12, Smoked Fish Platter £20

Fri 28 June

AVAILABLE

Orwell Lunch Cruise from Ipswich

1130-1430

Adults £43, children £33, incl. Cheese & Ham Ploughmans, Apple Crumble

July 6-7

AVAILABLE

“Wivenhoe Regatta” Weekend

Two days, two nights joining the Parade of Sail

£280 fully catered

Mon 8 July

AVAILABLE

Orwell Lunch Cruise from Ipswich

1130-1430

Adults £43, children £33, incl. Cheese & Ham Ploughmans, Apple Crumble

Fri 12 July

AVAILABLE

“Secrets of the Blackwater” Day Sail from Maldon

Essex as you have never seen it ! 0915-2030

£65 fully catered

July 13-14

AVAILABLE

“Suffolk Rivers” Weekend from Harwich

Two days, two nights exploring Orwell & Stour

£280 fully catered

Thurs 25 July

AVAILABLE

Thames Cruise from London

with Tower Bridge Lift 1030-1630

£75 fully catered

Fri 26 July

AVAILABLE

Orwell Lunch Cruise from Ipswich

1130-1430

Adults £43, children £33, incl. Cheese & Ham Ploughmans, Apple Crumble

July 27-28

AVAILABLE

Pin Mill Barge Race Weekend

From Harwich, two days, two nights on racing barge

£280 fully catered

Sat 27 July

AVAILABLE

Pin Mill Barge Race from Ipswich

follow the racing barges 0730-1630

£70 fully catered

Sun 28 July

AVAILABLE

Suffolk Rivers Cruise from Ipswich

Exploring the Stour & Orwell
1030-1630

£65 fully catered

August 17-18

AVAILABLE

Sail, Dinner, B&B Weekend

Super relaxing two days, one night

£180 fully catered

Thurs 22 August

AVAILABLE

Clacton Air Show from Brightlingsea

Front row seats !
1130-1830

£70 fully catered

Fri 23 August

AVAILABLE

Clacton Air Show from Brightlingsea

Front row seats !
1200-1830

£70 fully catered

Fri 23 August

AVAILABLE

Thames Cruise from London

with Tower Bridge Lift 1030-1630

£75 fully catered

August 24-25

AVAILABLE

“Bank Holiday Escape” Weekend

Two days, two nights away from the crowds

£280 fully catered

Sun 25 August

AVAILABLE

Smooth Sunday Cruise from Maldon

1900-2030

£38 incl. canapes and singer

September 6-8

AVAILABLE

Colne Barge & Smack Race Weekend

Three days, three nights on racing barge

£350 fully catered

Sat 7 Sept

AVAILABLE

Colne Barge Race from Brightlingsea

follow the racing barges 0700-1600

£70 fully catered

September 14-15

AVAILABLE

Sail, Dinner, B&B Weekend

Super relaxing two days, one night

£180 fully catered

Fri 20 Sept

AVAILABLE

Thames Cruise from London

with Tower Bridge Lift 1030-1630

£75 fully catered

Sat 5 Oct

AVAILABLE

Thames Cruise from London

with Tower Bridge Lift 1030-1630

£75 fully catered

October 5-6

AVAILABLE

“Autumn Colours” Weekend

Two days, two nights with pink skies & winter birds

£280 fully catered