Boat Trips


Thames Estuary RiB

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More than a trip around the bay, Power Cruise on one of our Rigid Inflatable Boats (RiB)

Reserve a place(s) on one of our regular trips or one of our Specialist Conducted Cruises, purchase a family ticket or charter a whole boat for parties of up to 12

Buy in advance to mark a Birthday, Anniversary or just for fun Barge Sailing Vouchers can be used on any of our trips subject to space availability

N.B You must ring number on confirmation email/voucher before setting out for the port as all trips are weather dependent & are subject to cancellation at skippers discretion

Rigid Inflatable Boats (RiB's)

One of our RiB's

RiB Celtic Warrior

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What you'll see

Excursions are to the Windfarm on the Kentish Flats, the Maunsell WWII Sea Forts at Red Sands, Shivering Sands & Knock John, Herne Bay Pier & Reculver Towers, Margate Sands Seal Watch & Discovery Trips

Other Charter options include the Isle-of-Sheppey to Nore Sands taking in the wreck of the SS Montgomery, Queenborough & Garrison Point, Faversham Creek & the Swale, Kingsferry Crossings, Seal Watch, Whitstable & Seasalter

Secure your place(s) with a deposit for each person the balance is payable in cash on the day of sailing

Picture pages of what you can see on an Offshore RiB Cruise 1 : 2 : 3

RiB Power Cruises leave from Neptune's Arm Jetty Herne Bay & Whitstable Harbour

Trips are up to 2 hours & our Specials may cover up to 40 nautical miles

The RiB's are very fast so we recommend you wear adequate clothing & a spray jacket, self inflating life jackets are provided

Useful General Information

Car Parking: Herne Bay - Pay & Display at Neptune's Jetty Whitstable - Pay & Display at the Gorral Tank opposite the Harbour

Cameras may be brought on all trips at your own risk, beware of sea spray, waves & wakes from ours & other vessels, especially whilst we're under power on the RiB's 

We recommend use of sun glasses, hats & UV sun protection for all trips

Safety first, vessels are skippered by competent crews with marine radio, life preservation & safety equipment aboard

We work closely with the local harbour authorities, the RNLI, Coast Guard & Local Council

Bookings can be made on-line with secure payment through Paypal

Please email for Corporate Sailings & Special Bookings

N.B. Bookings are also made in person so space advertised here may be filled before we update records

Next Trips

Dates are not published for RiB as trips take place throughout the season

RiB's operate from Herne Bay every weekend & weekdays from Spring (April/May) to Autumn (October)

Booking Terms: You must confirm your place(s) by a telephone call to our skipper(s) number as shown on deposit notice in advance of sailing date

All trips are weather dependant, whilst we will endeavour to give adequate notice of cancellation, clients need to accept trips may occasionally be subject to late cancellation due to circumstances beyond our control

In which case an alternative date will be offered. At the discretion of the operator full refunds will be given up to 48 hours if voyage is cancelled due to adverse weather or mitigating circumstances

Sailing Vouchers must be returned for refund & may attract a small handling fee

The final responsibility to check sailing will go ahead as scheduled is the passengers

The oporator reserves the right to amend or revise trips as necessary in the interests of clients safety

Third party insurance is provided excluding personal effects carried at own risk

Barge under sail

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