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Topsail Charters Ltd

Topsail Charters Ltd


Stephanie Valentine

01621 857567


Cooks Barge Yard,
The Hythe,


Sailing Barge "Thistle" built 1895 and "Hydrogen" built 1906. Once the East Coast's traditional cargo vessel - they once numbered over 2,000 - today only a handful survive. A gentle cruise on one of these vessels allows you to enjoy the beautiful and peaceful rivers of the East Coast in a memorable and interesting way. Fully catered for up to 50 guests or individual bookings.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Facilities for groupsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Disabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Wedding receptions

Sorry disabled access restricted - please contact us for further guidance.

Opening Details

Open all the time

Available any day, any time.


Private Hire - depends on location, duration etc - please ring office.
Public trips - full programme with prices on our website.



Plan route to Topsail Charters using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TL 857068  Lat: 51.72949 Long: 0.68789

By Road:
Maldon Quay - from A12 South take A414 for Danbury and Maldon and follow into Maldon. Follow signs for town Centre and come down High Street. At bottom of high street, take left fork down Church Street to Quay. Parking at bottom of High Street in Edward Bright Close (Marked "P-Hythe Quay". From A12 North take exit for Witham and follow signs to Maldon.

By Public transport:

Timetables and information can be accessed via the public transport information partnership Traveline South East. Traveline allows you to plan journeys from and to a postcode, postal address, town or village, named station or stop, or point of interest.

Call 0871 200 2233 to speak to an operator and plan your journey, or log onto www.travelinesoutheast.org.uk and simply type in where you are travelling from and to for a detailed trip summary.

Parking: with charge


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Wedding receptionsWedding receptions

Sorry disabled access restricted - please contact us for further guidance.