Visit Maldon - Boat Trips

Boat Trips

People boarding a sailing barge ready for a trip from Maldon
 
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 trip dates and times
 
 
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 3rd March 2019  | 1000-1100 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
BRUNCH CRUISE FROM MALDON
A one hour sail to Mill Beach & back with optional Crusty Loaf Huffer with Bacon, Sausage & Egg
Adults £20, children £12, add Huffer £8
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Sunday 3rd March 2019  | 1000-1100 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
BRUNCH CRUISE
A one hour sail with optional Bacon, Sausage & Egg Huffer
Adults £20, Children £12.00 add Huffer £8.00
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Saturday 16th March 2019  | 0715 - 1900 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 Fully Catered
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Saturday 16th March 2019  | 0715 - 1900 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
BIRDS OF THE BLACKWATER
Exploring the Saltmarshes and Mud Flats with Swallow Birding
£60 Fully Catered
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details



Saturday 23rd March 2019  | 1100 - 1500 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
BIRDWATCHING WALK & CRUISE FROM MALDON
with Swallow Birding. Join barge for coffee at 11 and guided walk followed by two hour sail 1300-1500.
Adults £40 incl. light lunch
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Sunday 24th March 2019  | 1130 - 1545 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
BIRDWATCHING WALK & CRUISE FROM MALDON
with Swallow Birding. Join barge for coffee at 11 and guided walk followed by two hour sail 1300-1500.
Adults £40 incl. light lunch
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Saturday 6th April 2019  | 1300 - 1500 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
CREAM TEA SAIL
Freshly Baked Paul Hollywood Scones served with butter, cream and jam. Freetrade Cafetiere Coffee and a choice of Tea.
Adults £25, children £16. Add cream tea £6.50 incl. scone, cream & jam, tea/coffee
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Monday 8th April 2019  | 1415 - 1615 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
AFTERNOON TEA SAIL
Freshly Baked Paul Hollywood Scones served with butter, cream and jam. Homemade Victoria Sponge. Freetrade Cafetiere Coffee and a choice of Tea.
Adults £35, children £26 incl. tea/coffee/soft; homemade cake; scone, cream & jam
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Friday 19th April 2019  | 1215 - 1415 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
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. Ham & Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber & Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys & Pickles; Granary Bread & butter. Followed by Apple & Blackberry Crumble with Cream
Adults £25, Children £16. Add Cheese & Ham Ploughmans £12, Smoked Fish Platter £20
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details



Saturday 27th April 2019  | 1415 - 1615 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
"HANDS-ON" DAY SAIL
Board for an early start and breakfast as you take the ebb tide down river. The Blackwater soon widens out and you will sail past Osea Island, Tollesbury Creek, Mersea Island and head into the Colne for a hot lunch. Work off your calories with a wind of the anchor before heading back towards Maldon, finishing with tea and cake.
£120 fully catered. Add Friday night Accommodation £35
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Sunday 28th April 2019  | 1415 - 1615 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
"HANDS-ON" DAY SAIL
Board for an early start and breakfast as you take the ebb tide down river. The Blackwater soon widens out and you will sail past Osea Island, Tollesbury Creek, Mersea Island and head into the Colne for a hot lunch. Work off your calories with a wind of the anchor before heading back towards Maldon, finishing with tea and cake.
£120 fully catered. Add Friday night Accommodation £35
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Friday 3rd May 2019  | 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. Ham & Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber & Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys & Pickles; Granary Bread & butter. Followed by Apple & Blackberry Crumble with Cream
£41.50 incl. ploughmans & pudding
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Tuesday 14th May 2019  | 0930 - 2200 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
STAND UP PADDLEBOARD DAY SAIL
An expert from Mersea Island Watersport Centre joins us for the day to provide all the equipment and tuition. Join “Reminder” in Maldon for Bacon rolls and head down river with the tide, experiencing this 90 year old vessel in full sail. The skipper will find a quiet spot to anchor for lunch before you get into wetsuits and start the SUP fun
£150 fully catered. Add Monday night accommodation £35
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Wednesday 12th June 2019  | 0830 - 2000 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
STAND UP PADDLEBOARD DAY SAIL
An expert from Mersea Island Watersport Centre joins us for the day to provide all the equipment and tuition. Join “Reminder” in Maldon for Bacon rolls and head down river with the tide, experiencing this 90 year old vessel in full sail. The skipper will find a quiet spot to anchor for lunch before you get into wetsuits and start the SUP fun
£150 fully catered. Add Monday night accommodation £35
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

 
Maldon Mud Race 2019

Fancy taking part in this year's Mud Race on Sunday May 12?

The Maldon Mud Race is an annual event in which hundreds of competitors raise money for charity by racing to be the first to complete a 400 metre dash over over the bed of the River Blackwater.

Click here for details of how to enter