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Visit Maldon - Boat Trips
All Information on these pages has been compiled from information from third parties and which may be subject to change or cancellation. As we cannot be held responsible for any errors or inaccuracies you are advised to confirm details with the various organisers before embarking on a long journey
 
 

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.
 
 
SB Kitty approching Hythe Quay at Maldon

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

Why not take one of these boat trips?

Sunday 25th October 2020  | 0700- 1830 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
BIRDS OF THE BLACKWATER DAY SAIL
With Swallow Birding. A day sail observing the birds on the saltmarshes and mud flats of the Blackwater.
Adults £60, Children £40 Fully Catered
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Wednesday 28th October 2020  | 1000-1200 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
MORNING COFFEE 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 optional homemade chocolate brownie with tea or coffee
Adults £25, children £16. Add brownie and drink @ £5
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Friday 30th October 2020  | 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 £41.50, children £31.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Saturday 31st October 2020  | 1100-1430 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
BIRD WATCHING SAIL AND WALK
Join experts from Swallow Birding for a two hour barge cruise 1100-1300 with light lunch followed by an optional guided sea wall walk, 1330 - 1430.
Adults £40, children £30 incl. lunch
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details



Saturday 31st October 2020  | 1100-1300 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
BRUNCH 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 Crusty Loaf large Huffer roll with bacon, sausage and egg plus tea/coffee/soft
Adults £25, children £16, Huffer and drink £8.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Sunday 1st November 2020  | 1130-1500 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
BIRD WATCHING SAIL AND WALK
Join experts from Swallow Birding for a two hour barge cruise 1130-1330 with light lunch followed by an optional guided sea wall walk, 1400 - 1500.
Adults £40, children £30 incl. lunch
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Sunday 1st November 2020  | 1130-1330 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
SLOW ROAST 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 hot baguette with slow roast pork with apple and chilli chutney
Adults £25, children £16, Baguette £8
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Saturday 14th November 2020  | 1030-1200 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 Crusty Loaf large Huffer roll with bacon, sausage and egg plus tea/coffee/soft
Adults £25, children £16, Huffer and drink £8.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Sunday 15th November 2020  | 1100-1230 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 Crusty Loaf large Huffer roll with bacon, sausage and egg plus tea/coffee/soft
Adults £25, children £16, Huffer and drink £8.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details



Saturday 28th November 2020  | 1015-1145 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 Crusty Loaf large Huffer roll with bacon, sausage and egg plus tea/coffee/soft
Adults £25, children £16, Huffer and drink £8.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Sunday 29th November 2020  | 1045-1215 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 Crusty Loaf large Huffer roll with bacon, sausage and egg plus tea/coffee/soft
Adults £25, children £16, Huffer and drink £8.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Saturday 5th December 2020  | 1400-1530 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 £25, children £16, Cream tea £6.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Sunday 13th December 2020  | 1000-1130 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 Crusty Loaf large Huffer roll with bacon, sausage and egg plus tea/coffee/soft
Adults £25, children £16, Huffer and drink £8.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Sunday 27th December 2020  | 0945-1115 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 £25, children £16. Add brownie and drink @ £5
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Monday 28th December 2020  | 1030-1200 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 £25, children £16. Add brownie and drink @ £5
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Tuesday 29th December 2020  | 1045-1215 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 £25, children £16. Add brownie and drink @ £5
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Wednesday 30th December 2020  | 1130-1300 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
SLOW ROAST CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a leisurely cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Add hot baguette with slow roast pork with apple and chilli chutney
Adults £25, children £16, Baguette £8
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Thursday 31st December 2020  | 1215-1345 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
SLOW ROAST CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a leisurely cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Add hot baguette with slow roast pork with apple and chilli chutney
Adults £25, children £16, Baguette £8
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Friday 1st January 2021  | 1300-1430 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
SLOW ROAST CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a leisurely cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Add hot baguette with slow roast pork with apple and chilli chutney
Adults £25, children £16, Baguette £8
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Saturday 2nd January 2021  | 1330-1500 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 £25, children £16, Cream tea £6.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Sunday 3rd January 2021  | 1400-1530 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 £25, children £16, Cream tea £6.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details