Charter a barge for your own party of 12

You can Charter a barge for yourself and family and friends up to a maximum of 12 people. Charter rates are £1680 for a weekend and from £782 per day midweek.

  • This is great value from only £70 per person per day (based on 12 people sailing)

  • Charter trips normally depart from either Maldon or Ipswich with occasional trips from the North Kent/Medway. Sailing from Ipswich will incur an additional fee of £40 for “Locking out” (charge per barge)

  • Sailing experience is not needed for joining one of our charters

  • All charters are self-catering using our fully equipped galley including fridges, cookers, china & cooking utensils

Enquire about chartering a barge

    The charter party booking is subject to the Trust’s Terms and Conditions. The T&Cs together with all the information about where and when to board the barge, notes on sailing safety and what to bring for the trip will be made available to the Charterer as part of the booking process.

    More info

    A list of all charter prices can be found using this link:
    Charges for barge hire 2020

     A pdf copy of the Trust’s Safety Policy can be accessed using this link: Safety Policy 2020