Saturday 26 June 2021

Armed Forces Day

East — 19 June–4 July 2021

Armed Forces Adventure Afloat

8:30 am to 4:30 pm

4 Day-Sails for members of the armed forces and their families, and veterans, onboard our Oyster 49 Sail training yacht. Participants will be full involved in all activities including hoisting sails and steering the boat. We do our best to accommodate people with disabilities however our boat is not wheelchair accessible.
Dates are 19&20 June = Forces and Veterans
2&4 July = Family days for forces parents and children 10 years and over.
11 places are available per day.
Waterproofs and Lifejackets will be provided
See for more information about our boats
Joining time will be 0830. After a safety briefing by our three staff members the yacht will depart from the marina and make its way through the lock into the River Orwell. During the day you can expect to join in with everything You will hoist the sails and make your way down river to Harwich Harbour where you will get a close up view of some of the world’s biggest container ships. Taking it in turns to steer the boat, keep a lookout and trim the sails you will have a few hours sailing in the coastal waters around Harwich Harbour before making your way back up river to Ipswich ready to depart at 4.30pm. A hot lunch will be provided on board, and hot and cold drinks throughout the day.