Special Events

See below for our very special events

Historic Barge Driving Race

Watch around 11 teams of Watermen, Lightermen and Apprentices row 30 tonne barges over a 7 mile course from Greenwich to Westminster. Considerable skill is needed to pilot unpowered barges rowed by oars or sweeps on the tidal Thames. The event commemorates the skills of Lightermen who moved freight in this way in the 1940/50’s. Please […]

Sail Through History

View the 2nd World War Maunsell forts. The home of the Pirate Radio Station Radio City. View the only operating windfarm in the Thames. Please Note: All sailings are subject to weather conditions, passenger numbers & vessel availability. Booking is essential for all sailings. Disabled passengers are most welcome. However please note that our toilets are not wheelchair friendly.