For the London Boat Show

Tuesday 9 January 2018

Cruise from Chatham to London timed for the start of the London Boat Show at Excel. Join yacht TONIC at Chatham Marina at 0930 on Tuesday 9 January for a briefing and departure by 1000. Alternatively you can join the yacht in the evening of Monday 8 January and sleep aboard ready for the early briefing. We’ll pass through the lock at Chatham and enjoy breakfast as we cruise down the Medway. We should round the Nore buoy at around 1200 and head up the Thames arriving Limehouse marina in the early evening. The trip includes breakfast and lunch aboard.

You are free to leave on arrival at Limehouse basin and arrange your own transport home. Limehouse is on the DLR.

If you wish you can stay aboard on the Tuesday night and attend the London Boat Show on the opening day – Wednesday 10 January. In this case we ask that you leave your cabin in a clean and tidy state and depart the boat by 0900 at the latest.

Experience this historic voyage down the River Medway and along the River Thames past the new London Gateway Container terminal, Gravesend, Dartford, the QE2 bridge, the Thames Barrier, the Millenium Dome, Greenwich, the Cutty Sark, Docklands and Tower Bridge.

Monday 8 January

  • Optional joining after 1700 to stay overnight prior to early departure on Tuesday.  Arrange own meals ashore. Inform the Elite Sailing office if you want to take this option.

Price: £125 per person including overnight accommodation on 8 and 9 Jan, breakfast and lunch aboard the yacht on Tuesday, wet weather clothing hire and VAT.