Saltmarsh Coast 3 Day Sailing Weekend

from £400.00

Take the wind and tide and embrace the breeze and salty air, heading down river under full sail as you explore Essex’s Saltmarsh Coast. Fully catered from Friday supper to Monday lunch.

  • Start date: 27/08/2021 7:00 pm
  • End date: 30/08/2021 5:00 pm
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Sailing from: Maldon
12 spaces available

Join Friday evening for supper and meet your crew and fellow voyagers. After supper enjoy a walk along the Promenade, or visit one of the Quayside pubs. Set off early Saturday and head slowly down river, past Bradwell, Mersea Island and the entrance to the Colne. Depending on the wind direction, you might carry on past Clacton and into Harwich Harbour for a night anchorage in the Orwell or Stour. Or take a right, and head into the River Crouch and Roach. On Sunday, it’s up anchor after breakfast and start heading back, exploring the River Colne with a night stop off Brightlingsea or Bradwell.  On Monday back to Maldon, arriving on the afternoon tide .  Optional shore visits during the weekend  for a sea wall walk or visit to a pub or tearoom.
N.B. The weekends itinerary will be determined by the wind and tide. Participation in sailing is voluntary, help hoist the sails and take the wheel, or relax on deck with a book.

Boarding Details will be sent to you 4 weeks before the cruise date, including where to park for the weekend