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From Sunday 12th July, we will be running our Sailing Barge Experience once more!

We have taken all the necessary safety measures to ensure that we are operating in line with advice from Public Health England and current best practices.

For further information on our new safety measures and to book a cruise, please call Ipswich Tourist Information Centre on 01473 258070 or confirm your place via the BOOK NOW button!


Experience a truly memorable trip on the River Orwell on Sailing Barge Victor

Ipswich-built in 1895 and fully restored to original rig in 2006 

on either a public or bespoke cruise.

Public Scheduled Cruises

Enjoy a relaxing sail aboard SB Victor with a delicious afternoon cream tea, or evening supper cruise.

Bespoke Cruises And Events

Plan a party under sail that will wow up to 40 of your friends, family, social club or work colleagues with a safe, stable and relaxing experience.

Corporate Events

Treat your clients or staff to a unique experience where they can get involved with sailing the barge or just chill out away from the office.

Don’t miss the opportunity to experience one of East Anglia’s finest wildlife spectacles and see thousands of birds on the magnificent River Stour.

Look at the supper cruise experience on the sailing barge Victor, which leaves from central Ipswich and sails down the River Orwell and back. A unique experience where you can get involved with the sailing of the barge or just chill out and relax away from the office.

Birds By Barge

On Board Victor

Our Services

Download our 2020

scheduled sailing brochure

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Details of our services can be found below