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Activities Afloat

Published: 13th April 2014 07:44

  
   

 

ACTIVITIES  AFLOAT  2013

 

Thames Sailing Barge Trips

Hythe Quay, Maldon CM9 5HN

Enquiries: 01621 857567 http://www.top-sail.co.uk/

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Basin Pleasure Boats Cruises
Date:12th Apr 2014 - 31st Oct 2014  Time:11:30  Cost:Adults £6 Children & Concessions £4.50
Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation, adjacent to Daisy Meadow Car Park, Basin Road, Heybridge Basin.
Experience a relaxing 1 hour cruise aboard the Elver, a 25ft steel narrow boat. Gently winding along the canal at a leisurely 4 knots gives the passenger ample time to take in the scenery and wildlife of this little known waterway. Please feel free to bring a picnic, tables are carried on board should you require them. We advise you book your place in advance to avoid disappointment as these trips are extremely popular. Please bring a light jacket to ensure your comfort. Snack kiosk now available on site. Every day except Monday at: 11:30, 13:00, 14:30 & 16:00. Also available 2 hour sunset Cruise & rowing boat hire.
Enquiries: Mark 07835 657462.

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Thames Barge Cruise - Afternoon Tea Sail
Date:18th Apr 2014  Time:14:00 - 16:00  Cost:£28.50
The Hythe Quay, Maldon. CM9 5HN
The two islands cruise to Northey and Osea Islands,with a cream tea.
Enquiries: 01621 857567  www.top-sail.co.uk


Thames Barge Two Island Sail
Date:19th Apr 2014 - 21st Apr 2014  Cost:Adults: £21 Children: £12 Cream Tea: £5.50
Topsail Charters, Hythe Quay, Maldon. CM9 5HN.
Two hour sail from Maldon Quay to Osea Island and back with optional cream tea.
19-04-2014 14:45 - 16:45
20-04-2014 15:30 - 17:30
21-04-2014 16:15 - 18:15
Enquiries: 01621 857567 or visit: www.topsailcharters.co.uk

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Tide Sail from Maldon with Marigold Charters
Date:19th Apr 2014  Time:13:00 - 17:00  Cost:£25
Hythe Quay
Guests are invited to get involved with the sailingand handling of a beautiful gaff-rigged Gravesend Bawley or just sit back and watch the world go by. Tea and coffee provided. Please bring your own lunch. Booking essential.Enquiries: 07801 364135 or visit: www.marigoldcharters.co.uk
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Learn to stand up paddle!
Date:1st May 2014 - 31st Oct 2014 
Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation
Stand up paddle board riding is one of the fastest growing sports in the UK. Lessons available for beginners and more experienced boarders with BSUPA qualified & Approved instructors Anni & Mike. 18+ only.
Enquiries: 07597 094233 or Visit: www.frangipaniSUP.comEmail: info@frangipaniSUP.com

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Thames Barge Two Island Sail
Date:3rd May 2014  Time:14:45 - 16:45  Cost:Adults: £21 Children: £12 Cream Tea £5.50
Topsail Charters, Hythe Quay, Maldon. CM9 5HN.
Two hour sail to Osea Island and back with optionalcream team.
Enquiries: 01621 857567 or visit: www.topsailcharters.co.uk

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Foulness Cruise & Walk
Date:4th May 2014 - 1st Jun 2014  On this day every month Cost:£20
Burnham-on-Crouch
For something completely different take the short cruise to the quay at Foulness Island and go ashore for a 2 hour guided walk to the Heritage Centre and view the Church and pub (both now closed). Booking essential.
Departs 04-05-2014 at 13:00 returning 17:00 & 01-06-2014 at 12:30 returning 16:00.
Enquiries: Brian 01268 491540 or visit: www.wildlifetrips.org.uk

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Seal Cruise
Date:5th May 2014  Time:12:00 - 15:00  Cost:£24
Burnham-on-Crouch
Spending about an hour with the seals, learn all about their behaviour, breeding and lots of stories. Booking essential. Enquiries: Brian 01268 491540 or visit: www.wildlifetrips.org.uk

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Maldon & the Blackwater History Cruise
Date:10th May 2014  Time:10:00 - 20:30  Cost:£60 fully catered
Topsail Charters, Hythe Quay, Maldon. CM9 5HN.
With historian talking about Maldon as a port, Thames Barges, and the history of the river.
Enquiries: 01621 857567 or visit: www.topsailcharters.co.uk

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Morning Coffee Cruise from Maldon
Date:11th May 2014  Time:09:45 - 11:45  Cost:Adults: £24.50 Children: £15.50
Topsail Charters, Hythe Quay, Maldon. CM9 5HN.
Two hour cruise with coffee and Danish pastry.
Enquiries: 01`621 857567 or visit: www.topsailcharters.co.uk

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Open Day at Blackwater Sailing Club
Date:11th May 2014  Time:11:00 - 15:00  Cost:FREE
Blackwater Sailing Club, Basin Road, Heybridge, Maldon. CM9 4SD.
Everyone welcome. Come along and have a go at sailing on the lake with an instructor and have a look round the club. Life jackets and protective clothing will be provided and there will be free refreshments. Ideal for children and agreat family day out. Enquiries: 01277 375761

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Day Sail from Maldon
Date:24th May 2014  Time:09:30  Cost:£60.00 Fully catered
Top Sail Charters, Hythe Quay, Maldon, CM9 5HN.
To the River Colne and back. Enquiries: 01621 857567 www.topsailcharters.co.uk

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Morning Coffee Cruise
Date:24th May 2014 - 25th May 2014  Time:09:30  Cost:Adults £24.50, Children £15.50
Top Sail Charter, Hythe Quay, Maldon, CM9 5HN.
Two hour cruise including coffee and Danish pastry.

Times: Saturday 24th 09:30 to 11:30, Sunday 25th10:30 to 12:30
Enquiries: 01621 857567  www.topsailcharters.co.uk

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Seal Cruise
Date:31st May 2014  Time:16:00 - 18:30  Cost:£24
Burnham-on-Crouch
Spending about an hour with the seals, learn about their behaviour, and breeding. Booking essential.
Enquiries: Brian 01268 491540 or visit: www.wildlifetrips.org.uk

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Day Sail from Maldon with Marigold Charters
Date:8th Jun 2014  Time:08:00 - 20:25  Cost:£65 per person. Hythe Quay
Help sail a beautiful gaff-rigged Gravesend Bawley or sit back and watch the world go by. Cost includes bacon roll for breakfast, a light lunch, afternoon cake, and tea and coffee. Booking essential.
Enquiries: 07801 364135 or visit: www.marigoldcharters.co.uk

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Six Islands Cruise
Date:14th Jun 2014 - 15th Jun 2014  Cost:£25
Burnham-on-Crouch
Learn about the six islands as the boat navigates the narrow creeks between them, whilst visiting parts of the county not normally accessible to the public. Booking essential.Departs 14-06-2014 at 12:00 returning 15:00 & 15-06-2014 at 10:00 returning 13:00.
Enquiries: Brian 01268 491540 or visit: www.wildlifetrips.org.uk

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Blackwater Barge Race from Maldon
Date:21st Jun 2014  Time:07:45 - 18:30  Cost:£60 Fully catered
Topsail Charters, Hythe Quay, Maldon, CM9 5HN.
Follow the racing fleet for a great spectator day.
Enquiries: 01621 857567  www.topsailcharters.co.uk

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Seal Cruise
Date:21st Jun 2014 - 22nd Jun 2014  Cost:£24
Burnham-on-Crouch
Spending about an hour with the seals, learn all about their behaviour, breeding and lots of stories.
Departs 21-06-2014 at 13:00 returning 16:00 & 22-06-2014 at 14:00 returning 17:00. Booking essential.
Enquiries: Brian 01268 491540 or visit: www.wildlifetrips.org.uk

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Blackwater Barge Match (Regatta)
Date:22nd Jun 2014  Cost:TBA
Hythe Quay / River Blackwater
Full details to be confirmed.
Enquiries: Pat Boss 01621 851147

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Midsummer Day Sail
Date:22nd Jun 2014  Time:09:00 - 19:30  Cost:£60 Fully catered inc a glass of Pimms
Topsail Charter, The Hythe Quay, Maldon, CM9 5HN.
A relaxing day sail.
Enquires: 01621 857567  www.topsailcharters.co.uk

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Heybridge Basin Regatta
Date:12th Jul 2014 
Heybridge Basin
Heybridge Basin Regatta
Enquiries: Jenny Sjollema 07903 347782

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Day Sail from Maldon with Marigold Charters
Date:6th Aug 2014  Time:07:30 - 20:00  Cost:£65 Hythe Quay
Help sail a beautiful gaff-rigged Gravesend Bawley or just sit back and watch the world go by. Price includes bacon roll for breakfast, a light lunch, afternoon cake, and tea and coffee. Booking essential.
Enquiries: 07801 364135 or visit: www.marigoldcharters.co.uk

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Seal Cruise
Date:9th Aug 2014  Time:14:00 - 17:00  Cost:£24
Burnham-on-Crouch
Spending about an hour with the seals, learn all about their behaviour, breeding and lots of stories. Booking essential. Enquiries: Brian 01268 491540 or visit: www.wildlifetrips.org.uk

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Six Islands Cruise
Date:10th Aug 2014  Time:11:30 - 14:30  Cost:£25
Burnham-on-Crouch
Learn about the Six Islands as the boat navigates the narrow creeks between them, whilst visiting parts of the county not normally accessible to the public. Booking essential.
Enquiries: Brian 01268 491540 or visit: www.wildlifetrips.org.uk

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Tide Sail from Maldon with Marigold Charters
Date:25th Aug 2014  Time:10:30 - 14:30  Cost:£25
Hythe Quay
Guests are invited to get involved with the sailingof a beautiful gaff-rigged Gravesend Bawley or sitback and watch the world go by.  Price includes tea and coffee. Please bring your own lunch.  Booking essential.
Enquiries: 07801 364135 or visit: www.marigoldcharters.co.uk

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Tide Sail from Maldon with Marigold Charters
Date:27th Sep 2014  Time:12:15 - 16:00  Cost:£28.50 Hythe Quay
Following the Maldon Town Regatta 'Parade of Sail. Tea and coffee provided. Please bring your own lunch. Booking essential. Enquiries: 07801 364135 or visit: www.marigoldcharters.co,uk

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Six Islands Cruise
Date:27th Sep 2014  Time:13:30 - 16:30  Cost:£25
Burnham-on-Crouch
Learn about the Six Islands as the boat navigates the narrow creeks between them, whilst visiting parts of the county not normally accessible to the public. Booking essential.
Enquiries: Brian 01268 491540 or visit: www.wildlifetrips.org.uk

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Hunting for Fossils
Date:28th Sep 2014  Time:11:00 - 13:00  Cost:£25
Burnham-on-Crouch
Take a short cruise to Cliffreach and go ashore forabout an hour in search of fossils, sharks teeth and fossilised wood that could be millions of years old. Booking essential.
Enquiries: Brian 01268 491540 or visit: www.wildlifetrips.org.uk

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Six Island Birdwatching Cruise
Date:25th Oct 2014  Time:12:00 - 15:00  Cost:£25
Burnham-on-Crouch
Navigating the creeks between the Six Islands enjoying views of waders, ducks and geese. Booking essential.
Enquiries: Brian 01268 491540 or visit: www.wildlifetrips.org.uk

 

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