Boat Trips

The Viking Saga departs from the sea wall between Promenade Park and The Hythe for 40 minute excursions out past Heybridge Basin towards Osea Island and then back in the opposite direction. Longer trips are also available.

Click here for details of Viking Saga trip dates and times
 
 
The Thames Sailing Barge Trust provide small group half day, full day, weekend and charter sails to the public. Full details on trips currently available can be found on the Trust’s website

All trips will have no more than 12 passengers plus the crew. The Trust is a registered charity and all income raised is used to keep its two barges sailing.

 

Essex Waterways run one hour trips along the Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation from Heybridge Basin.

canal trips
 
 
 
SB Kitty approching Hythe Quay at Maldon

Topsail Charters operate sailing barge trips from Maldon's Hythe Quay

Why not take one of these cruises?

Sunday 16th June 2024  | 0830-2030 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
HANDS-ON DAY SAIL
Join us for a participation day sailing on the Rivers Blackwater & Colne . The crew will get you involved in all aspects of sailing a historic Thames Sailing Barge, including hoisting the sails, taking the wheel, winding leeboards, raising the anchor and learn how such a large craft could be sailed by only two men. Fully Catered
Adults £120.00
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Sunday 16th June 2024  | 0830-2030 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
SECRETS OF THE BLACKWATER DAY SAIL
Essex as you have never seen it. A really relaxing day exploring the length of the River Blackwater. Fully catered with breakfast, lunch and tea.
Adults £75.00 Children £55.00
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Wednesday 19th June 2024  | 1015-1215 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
MORNING COFFEE CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a leisurely cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Add optional homemade chocolate brownie with tea or coffee
Adults £32, children £22. Add brownie and drink @ £6.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Friday 21st June 2024  | 1130-1330 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
TWO ISLAND LUNCH CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Includes lunch of : Ham and Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber and Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys and Pickles; Granary Bread and butter. Followed by Apple and Blackberry Crumble with Cream
Adults £47.50, children £37.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details



Saturday 22nd June 2024  | 12.15-14.15 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
TWO ISLAND CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Leaving the Quay, the barge heads down river past the Victorian Promenade Park; past the statue of Byrhtnoth guarding Maldon against marauding Vikings; Northey Island which is a bird reserve owned by the National Trust; Heybridge Basin, the entrance to the Chelmer and Blackwater Canal; Mill Beach with it’s colourful beach huts on legs and finally towards the privately owned O
Adults £32, children £22 (Add on Ploughman's £16.00 pp, Smoked Fish Platter £22.00pp)
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Sunday 23rd June 2024  | 1300-1500 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
CREAM TEA CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a leisurely cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Add cream tea of freshly baked scone with cream and jam, tea or coffee
Adults £32, Children £22. Add cream tea £7.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Tuesday 25th June 2024  | 1430-1630 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
AFTERNOON TEA CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Includes tea of : Homemade Victoria Sponge, freshly baked scone with cream and jam, tea or coffee
Adults £42, children £32
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Saturday 29th June 2024  | 0630-1830 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
SECRETS OF THE BLACKWATER DAY SAIL
Essex as you have never seen it. A really relaxing day exploring the length of the River Blackwater. Fully catered with breakfast, lunch and tea.
Adults £75.00 Children £55.00
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Sunday 30th June 2024  | 1900-2100 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
BLUES CRUISE
Two hour chill out cruise with Blues musician Ben Tyzack. Includes light nibbles.
Adults £50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details



Monday 1st July 2024  | 2000-2130 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
SUNSET CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Bring a picnic or add a Cheese and Ham Ploughmans or Smoked Fish Platter
Adults £32. Add Ploughmans @ £16, Smoked Fish @ £22
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

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Wednesday 3rd July 2024  | 1000-1200 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
MORNING COFFEE CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a leisurely cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Add optional homemade chocolate brownie with tea or coffee
Adults £32, children £22. Add brownie and drink @ £6.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Friday 5th July 2024  | 1145-1345 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
TWO ISLAND LUNCH CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Includes lunch of : Ham and Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber and Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys and Pickles; Granary Bread and butter. Followed by Apple and Blackberry Crumble with Cream
Adults £47.50, children £37.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Saturday 6th July 2024  | 12.30-14.30 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
TWO ISLAND CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Add on Cheese and Tomato Baguette or Tuna and Cucumber Baguette - both with salad and crisps
Adults £32, children £22 - Baguette £9.00
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Sunday 7th July 2024  | 13.00-15.00 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
STRAWBERRY & PIMMS CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a leisurely cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Add a bowl of strawberries and cream and a glass of Pimms
Adults £32, Children £22. Add Strawberries/Pimms £8.00
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Tuesday 9th July 2024  | 1430-1630 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
AFTERNOON TEA CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Includes tea of : Homemade Victoria Sponge, freshly baked scone with cream and jam, tea or coffee
Adults £42, children £32
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Friday 12th July 2024  | 16.15-18.15 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
CREAM TEA CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a leisurely cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Add cream tea of freshly baked scone with cream and jam, tea or coffee
Adults £32, Children £22. Add cream tea £7.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Saturday 13th July 2024  | 0600-1700 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
BLACKWATER BARGE RACE
Follow the racing barges for a great spectator day. Bring your cameras ! Fully catered from Breakfast to tea.
Adults £75, children £55
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Sunday 14th July 2024  | 0630-1830 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
HANDS-ON DAY SAIL
Join us for a participation day sailing on the Rivers Blackwater & Colne . The crew will get you involved in all aspects of sailing a historic Thames Sailing Barge, including hoisting the sails, taking the wheel, winding leeboards, raising the anchor and learn how such a large craft could be sailed by only two men. Fully Catered
Adults £120.00
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Sunday 14th July 2024  | 0630-1830 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
HERITAGE OF THE BLACKWATER DAY SAIL
Join local historian on board for a fascinating day sail learning about the history of barges, Maldon as a port and significant places and events on the Blackwater. Fully Catered
Adults £75, children £55
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Monday 15th July 2024  | 1830-2000 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
SUNSET CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Bring a picnic or add a Cheese and Ham Ploughmans or Smoked Fish Platter
Adults £32. Add Ploughmans @ £16, Smoked Fish @ £22
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

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Friday 19th July 2024  | 1030-1230 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
MORNING COFFEE CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a leisurely cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Add optional homemade chocolate brownie with tea or coffee
Adults £32, children £22. Add brownie and drink @ £6.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Monday 22nd July 2024  | 1245-1445 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
TWO ISLAND LUNCH CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Includes lunch of : Ham and Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber and Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys and Pickles; Granary Bread and butter. Followed by Apple and Blackberry Crumble with Cream
Adults £47.50, children £37.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Wednesday 24th July 2024  | 1415-1615 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
AFTERNOON TEA CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Includes tea of : Homemade Victoria Sponge, freshly baked scone with cream and jam, tea or coffee
Adults £42, children £32
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Thursday 25th July 2024  | 1500-1700 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
AFTERNOON TEA CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Includes tea of : Homemade Victoria Sponge, freshly baked scone with cream and jam, tea or coffee
Adults £42, children £32
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Monday 29th July 2024  | 1830-2030 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
SUNSET CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Bring a picnic or add a Cheese and Ham Ploughmans or Smoked Fish Platter
Adults £32. Add Ploughmans @ £16, Smoked Fish @ £22
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Thursday 1st August 2024  | 0945-1145 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
MORNING COFFEE CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a leisurely cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Add optional homemade chocolate brownie with tea or coffee
Adults £32, children £22. Add brownie and drink @ £6.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Saturday 3rd August 2024  | 11.30-13.30 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
TWO ISLAND CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Leaving the Quay, the barge heads down river past the Victorian Promenade Park; past the statue of Byrhtnoth guarding Maldon against marauding Vikings; Northey Island which is a bird reserve owned by the National Trust; Heybridge Basin, the entrance to the Chelmer and Blackwater Canal; Mill Beach with it’s colourful beach huts on legs and finally towards the privately owned O
Adults £32, children £22 (Add on Ploughman's £16.00 pp, Smoked Fish Platter £22.00pp)
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Sunday 4th August 2024  | 12.15-14.15 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
TWO ISLAND CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Leaving the Quay, the barge heads down river past the Victorian Promenade Park; past the statue of Byrhtnoth guarding Maldon against marauding Vikings; Northey Island which is a bird reserve owned by the National Trust; Heybridge Basin, the entrance to the Chelmer and Blackwater Canal; Mill Beach with it’s colourful beach huts on legs and finally towards the privately owned O
Adults £32, children £22 (Add on Ploughman's £16.00 pp, Smoked Fish Platter £22.00pp)
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Monday 5th August 2024  | 1300-1500 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
TWO ISLAND LUNCH CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Includes lunch of : Ham and Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber and Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys and Pickles; Granary Bread and butter. Followed by Apple and Blackberry Crumble with Cream
Adults £47.50, children £37.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Thursday 8th August 2024  | 1430-1630 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
AFTERNOON TEA CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Includes tea of : Homemade Victoria Sponge, freshly baked scone with cream and jam, tea or coffee
Adults £42, children £32
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

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Sunday 11th August 2024  | 1600-1800 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
SMOOTH MUSIC CRUISE
Step on board for a sultry sail down the Blackwater with the wonderful mellow tones of mezzo vocalist Evangeline Brown. Enjoy listening to light classical, show songs and chart hits. Includes little bites. Bar selling local beers, artisan gins, quality wines and all the usual drinks.
£50 (no concessions)
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Sunday 18th August 2024  | 11.00-13.00 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
BRUNCH CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a leisurely cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Add large Huffer roll with sausage, bacon, egg plus hot drink.
Adults £32, Children £22, add Huffer £9.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Tuesday 20th August 2024  | 1230-1430 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
TWO ISLAND LUNCH CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Includes lunch of : Ham and Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber and Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys and Pickles; Granary Bread and butter. Followed by Apple and Blackberry Crumble with Cream
Adults £47.50, children £37.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Thursday 22nd August 2024  | 1400-1600 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
AFTERNOON TEA CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Includes tea of : Homemade Victoria Sponge, freshly baked scone with cream and jam, tea or coffee
Adults £42, children £32
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Friday 23rd August 2024  | 14.30-16.30 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
AFTERNOON TEA CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Includes tea of : Homemade Victoria Sponge, freshly baked scone with cream and jam, tea or coffee
Adults £42, children £32
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Sunday 25th August 2024  | 16.00-18.00 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
CREAM TEA CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a leisurely cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Add cream tea of freshly baked scone with cream and jam, tea or coffee
Adults £32, Children £22. Add cream tea £7.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Monday 26th August 2024  | 0600-1700 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
HANDS-ON DAY SAIL
Join us for a participation day sailing on the Rivers Blackwater & Colne . The crew will get you involved in all aspects of sailing a historic Thames Sailing Barge, including hoisting the sails, taking the wheel, winding leeboards, raising the anchor and learn how such a large craft could be sailed by only two men. Fully Catered
Adults £120.00
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Monday 26th August 2024  | 16.45-18.45 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
CREAM TEA CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a leisurely cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Add cream tea of freshly baked scone with cream and jam, tea or coffee
Adults £32, Children £22. Add cream tea £7.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Tuesday 27th August 2024  | 1800-2000 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
SUNSET CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Bring a picnic or add a Cheese and Ham Ploughmans or Smoked Fish Platter
Adults £32. Add Ploughmans @ £16, Smoked Fish @ £22
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Friday 30th August 2024  | 0930-1130 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
MORNING COFFEE CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a leisurely cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Add optional homemade chocolate brownie with tea or coffee
Adults £32, children £22. Add brownie and drink @ £6.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

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Sunday 1st September 2024  | 11.15-13.15 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
TWO ISLAND CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Leaving the Quay, the barge heads down river past the Victorian Promenade Park; past the statue of Byrhtnoth guarding Maldon against marauding Vikings; Northey Island which is a bird reserve owned by the National Trust; Heybridge Basin, the entrance to the Chelmer and Blackwater Canal; Mill Beach with it’s colourful beach huts on legs and finally towards the privately owned O
Adults £32, children £22 (Add on Ploughman's £16.00 pp, Smoked Fish Platter £22.00pp)
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Tuesday 3rd September 2024  | 1230-1430 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
TWO ISLAND LUNCH CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Includes lunch of : Ham and Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber and Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys and Pickles; Granary Bread and butter. Followed by Apple and Blackberry Crumble with Cream
Adults £47.50, children £37.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Friday 6th September 2024  | 1400-1600 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
AFTERNOON TEA CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Includes tea of : Homemade Victoria Sponge, freshly baked scone with cream and jam, tea or coffee
Adults £42, children £32
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Monday 16th September 2024  | 1030-1230 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
MORNING COFFEE CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a leisurely cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Add optional homemade chocolate brownie with tea or coffee
Adults £32, children £22. Add brownie and drink @ £6.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Thursday 19th September 2024  | 1245-1445 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
TWO ISLAND LUNCH CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Includes lunch of : Ham and Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber and Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys and Pickles; Granary Bread and butter. Followed by Apple and Blackberry Crumble with Cream
Adults £47.50, children £37.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Friday 20th September 2024  | 1330-1530 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
AFTERNOON TEA CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Includes tea of : Homemade Victoria Sponge, freshly baked scone with cream and jam, tea or coffee
Adults £42, children £32
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Saturday 21st September 2024  | 14.15-16.15 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
CREAM TEA CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a leisurely cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Add cream tea of freshly baked scone with cream and jam, tea or coffee
Adults £32, Children £22. Add cream tea £7.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Sunday 22nd September 2024  | 1500-1700 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
BLUES CRUISE
Two hour chill out cruise with Blues musician Ben Tyzack. Includes light nibbles.
Adults £50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Sunday 29th September 2024  | 10.00-12.00 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
BRUNCH CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a leisurely cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Add large Huffer roll with sausage, bacon, egg plus hot drink.
Adults £32, Children £22, add Huffer £9.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Monday 30th September 2024  | 1100-1300 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
MORNING COFFEE CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a leisurely cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Add optional homemade chocolate brownie with tea or coffee
Adults £32, children £22. Add brownie and drink @ £6.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

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Wednesday 2nd October 2024  | 1200-1400 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
TWO ISLAND LUNCH CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Includes lunch of : Ham and Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber and Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys and Pickles; Granary Bread and butter. Followed by Apple and Blackberry Crumble with Cream
Adults £47.50, children £37.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Monday 7th October 2024  | 1430-1630 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
AFTERNOON TEA CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Includes tea of : Homemade Victoria Sponge, freshly baked scone with cream and jam, tea or coffee
Adults £42, children £32
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Saturday 12th October 2024  | 0700-1930 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
BIRDS OF THE BLACKWATER DAY SAIL
During the winter months, the saltmarshes and mud flats of the Blackwater hosts huge flocks of wading birds and wild fowl including Godwits, Avocets, Dunlin & Oyster Catchers; Brent Geese, Widgeon, Shell Duck, Teal and many less common species as well as a chance of Raptors. The barge has central heating, and the day is fully catered with plenty of hot homemade food, so even though it is a long day, you can warm up and relax in the saloon. Fully catered from Breakfast to suppe
Adults £70
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

 
 
 
 
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