Enjoy river cruises and sailing trips along the River Orwell
Sailing Barge Victor is a perfect marriage of a majestic and traditionally rigged 19th century sailing vessel with comfortable, modern facilities for guests. A sailing trip on Sailing Barge Victor offers a truly memorable and affordable opportunity to experience living history.
● We can accommodate comfortably up to 40 guests.
● Free parking for coaches for parties of 30 or more. All scheduled cruises are available for private charter or corporate events, subject to availability.
Drinks and refreshments may be purchased from our licensed bar on board which includes a range of fine Adnams beers, cider and soft drinks. Please note that ALL drinks consumed must be purchased on board. In the event of insufficient numbers or adverse weather, the Company reserves the right to offer a full refund or places on alternative cruise dates.
Specially designed for individuals, families and friendship groups to enjoy a relaxing sail on Sailing Barge Victor. FULLY INCLUSIVE of complimentary food. Departing from the Old Custom’s House at Ipswich Dock, passing through the lock gates and sailing down the beautiful and historic River Orwell and under the Orwell Bridge.
SUFFOLK SUPPER CRUISES
Delicious, freshly cooked hot supper with side salad and bread roll. Please advise of any special dietary requirements when booking. SAILING DETAILS & TIMES: Depart & Return: 18.30 – 22.00 Fridays May to September.
SUFFOLK CREAM TEA CRUISES
Freshly baked fruit and plain scones with jam and clotted cream served with tea or coffee. SAILING DETAILS & TIMES: Depart & Return: 13.00 - 17.00 Wednesdays and Sundays May to Sept.
Children U5 Free, U16 - £10 Off the price of an adult ticket.
GIFT VOUCHERS For an alternative gift idea why not treat a friend or a family member to a trip aboard Victor. Vouchers may be purchased at any value.
Book your tickets online via our website or with Ipswich Tourist Information Centre 01473 258070 or email
Please check our website for other exciting events including Open Days at Ipswich Waterfront celebration and regular Folk Nights.
PRIVATE CRUISES & PARTIES FOR LARGER FAMILY OCCASIONS, SOCIAL GROUPS AND CORPORATE EVENTS.
Enjoy exclusive sailing cruises for up to 40 guests. There is a licensed bar on board with a range of fine Adnams beers, cider and soft drinks. Please call to discuss your requirements and create your own memorable itinerary. There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy informal commentaries from the skipper and crew on the maritime history of the area. Why not take the helm, pull some ropes, enjoy the peace, watch the birds or simply relax… the choice is yours. There are also opportunities to cruise with friends in the afternoon and then to extend the evening with on board entertainment whilst at quayside outside the Old Custom House at Ipswich Waterfront. Departures are from Ipswich or Harwich.
Why not host your own quayside party on board Sailing Barge Victor located outside the Old Customs House at Ipswich Waterfront. PRIVATE CRUISES AND QUAYSIDE PARTIES ARE ONLY AVAILABLE AS ADVANCED BOOKINGS.
Please check availability and rates with Ipswich Tourist Information Centre: 01473 258070 or email NB: Sailing times are constrained by tides and cannot be delayed under any circumstances. Local parking available.