Please Note: Owing to the recent storm 'EMMA' and disastrous easterly winds our pier suffered considerable, serious and expensive damage.

We do not anticipate that it will be usable again for the rest of this season. We are therefore not able to take any bookings until further notice.

Special Events

See below for our very special events

Southend Cruise

Trip Details: Departing from Gravesend only you will be embarking on a trip reminiscent of days gone by when the old Eagle steamer “Royal Daffodil” sailed to Southend-on-Sea. Following a full commentary along the way you will then disembark at the end of the “Longest Pier in the World”. Take the train ashore (return ticket […]

Thames Sailing Barge Match

There used to be 3000 of these graceful old ladies plying on the River Thames and Medway and around the coast of this country. Now there are only about 20 in existence that have been restored and preserved and are still sailing. This is a great chance to follow them racing under sail in the […]

Thames Sailing Barge Match

Greenwich Visit

    The Princess Pocahontas cruises past Tilbury Docks, under the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge (Dartford’s river crossing) and through the remarkable engineering feat of the Thames Barrier and on to Greenwich. At Greenwich you can go ashore for two and a half hours to explore all the treasures that this historical area has to […]

London Stay Aboard

    Stay aboard and carry on cruise up the Thames river, view the changing face of the river frontage at Docklands and Canary Wharf before passing through the gateway to the City of London – Tower Bridge. From here on, every way you look there is something of interest – The Tower of London, […]

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. This trip […]