2018 WEEKENDS AWAY ON REMINDER for individuals

On board you will find a mixture of single people, couples or friends. Enjoy communal meals but with room on deck to escape for some peace and quiet.

Sail Away on a weekend of relaxation and discovery along the rivers of the East Coast

MAY 12/13    Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Cruise

Join Saturday morning at 1030 to sail away and explore the river Blackwater, enjoying a Ploughmans Lunch as you pass Mersea Island and head towards the mouth of the river before retuning for a night anchorage off Osea Island.  You might choose to go beachcombing on Osea before a delicious dinner on board.  After breakfast on Sunday we return to Maldon at 1030. £150

MAY 19/20  Sail-Escape-Explore Weekend

Join Maldon Fri eve for supper, sail early Sat and head down river, past Bradwell, Mersea Island and into the River Colne with a possible visit to Wivenhoe Quay before finding a quiet anchorage in Pyefleet Creek.  Return to Maldon approx. 1600 on Sunday £250

JUNE 9/10    Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Cruise

Join Saturday morning at 0900 to sail away and explore the river Blackwater, enjoying a Ploughmans Lunch as you pass Mersea Island and head towards the mouth of the river before retuning for a night anchorage off Osea Island.  You might choose to go beachcombing on Osea before a delicious dinner on board.  After breakfast on Sunday we return to Maldon at 1000. £150

JUNE 23/24 Pin Mill Barge Race Weekend

Join Friday evening in Ipswich for supper. Saturday  lock out for the race and the start of the race off Pin Mill before heading out of the River Orwell and the outer mark.  Cameras ready for some exciting close up shots.  Anchor off Pin Mill with optional shore visit for the prize giving.  Sunday is a leisurely day exploring the River Stour  before finishing back in Ipswich  approx. 1700 £250

JULY 7 Blackwater Barge Race

Join Friday evening in Maldon for supper and soak up the atmosphere of the Quay filled with barges and crew.  Early start Saturday for the race, feel the tension as the skippers jostle for position for the start of the race off Osea Island before heading down river towards Bradwell and the outer mark.  Have your cameras ready for some exciting close up shots.  Return to the Quay approx. 1800 after tea and cake.  £150

JULY 14/15    Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Cruise

Join Saturday at 1330 to sail away and explore the river Blackwater, enjoying a Cream Tea as you pass Mersea Island and head towards the mouth of the river before retuning for a night anchorage off Bradwell.  You might choose to go ashore for an explore before a delicious dinner on board.  After breakfast on Sunday we return to Maldon at 1300. £150

JULY  28/29  Sail-Escape-Explore Weekend

Join Maldon Fri eve for supper, sailing for an hour at midnight to Osea Island.  On Saturday up anchor and head down river, past Bradwell, Mersea Island and into the River Colne with a before finding a night anchorage off Bradwell.  Return to Maldon approx. 1300 on Sunday and depart after Lunch £250

AUGUST 18/19   Sail-Escape-Explore Weekend

Join Maldon Fri eve for supper, sail early Sat and head down river, past Bradwell, Mersea Island and into the River Colne with a possible visit to Wivenhoe Quay before finding a quiet anchorage in Pyefleet Creek.  Return to Maldon approx. 1730 on Sunday £250

SEPTEMBER 1-2   Mersea Regatta & Colne Race Weekend

Join Maldon Fri eve for supper, sail early Sat and head down river, for a great spectator day with yachts, Smacks and Barges all out racing on the  two rivers. Anchor off Mersea for the Fireworks. Return to Maldon approx. 1530 on Sunday £250

SEPTEMBER 8/9    Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Cruise   FULL

Join Saturday at 1130 to sail away and explore the river Blackwater, enjoying a Ploughmans Lunch as you pass Mersea Island and head towards the mouth of the river before retuning for a night anchorage off Osea Island.  You might choose to go beachcombing on Osea before a delicious dinner on board.  After breakfast on Sunday we return to Maldon at 1130. £150

SEPTEMBER 29/30  Sail-Escape-Explore Weekend  FULL

Join Maldon Fri eve for supper, sail Sat morning and head down river – if we’re lucky some of our winter bird visitors will have arrived in the river from the Continent. Head out to the Colne and hopefully a visit to Wivenhoe Quay before finding a quiet anchorage in Pyefleet Creek for the night.  Return to Maldon approx. 1500 on Sunday £250