Set to be a big event highlight for London in 2018, the Tall Ships of Sail Royal Greenwich have set their courses for early July, and the packages are confirmed! Tall Ship event hire is now a reality in London for summer 2018!
Thames Leisure are exclusive agent until 2018!
A fleet of stunning Tall Ships are available on the River Thames between Wednesday 4th and Sunday 8th July 2018. These ships have wonderful saloons, wide wooden decks, and an unbeatable atmosphere for your exclusive event in Summer 2018.
Corporate Hospitality, special birthday and family celebrations, staff treats – whatever the occasion, we have a Tall Ship for you for as many as 180 guests.
How your London Tall Ship event hire would go…
Once your party is ready for boarding, you will walk over to Woolwich Arsenal/Greenwich Pier where you will board your Ship. The crew will give you a warm welcome, taking care of you and your guests for the duration of your time on board as you cast off and set course upriver towards Tower Bridge.
Cruising on the Thames you will be blessed with stunning views of the sights of London, the perfect place to soak up the sights and sounds of the capital city in full swing. During the trip you will pass by the O2 Arena with fantastic views of Canary Wharf. The route continues along by the Old Royal Naval College, the Royal Observatory, Greenwich Park and the Cutty Sark all in central riverside Greenwich. En route you will sail from the eastern to the western hemisphere and back, passing the 0 ° meridian.
Tower bridge opening for your event.
The magnificent highlight of this Sailing Trip is the passage through Tower Bridge. When arriving at Tower Bridge, your Ship is one of the very few vessels which will sail under the Tower Bridge and enter the Upper Pool of London. You will be in the heart of the City with distinctive landmarks like City Hall, the historic Tower of London and the futuristic looking Shard making up the landscape.
Fireworks over the River Thames
If you have booked the evening trip, you and your Passengers will enjoy a fantastic fireworks display on the river towards the end of the trip!
Everything will be taken care of to ensure your every need is attended to during the cruise before returning to Royal Arsenal. All menu options are inclusive of selected beers and wines, as well as all soft drinks and juices. The guests can choose a buffet style, or walking dinner, a great option for your guests as they will be served 7 small courses whilst they mingle or enjoy the great views from the decks.
Lots of package options for the best event of 2018
The event described above included the Tower Bridge passage and also the Fireworks, and is a c 5.5 hour evening event. See package 1 below.
We have lots of different packages however for varying budgets and requirements. All os these will give you an amazing London Tall Ship experience. There are daytime events of just 2.5 hours which will still leave your guests brimming with enthusiasm and taking away cherished memories of a special day. Have a look at the packages below, and then contact us for more information.
An example TALL SHIP (long cruise) itinerary:
Muster: 1700hrs – Royal Arsenal Woolwich Riverside
Embark: 1730hrs – Woolwich Arsenal pier
Tower Bridge lift upriver: 1930hrs
Tower Bridge lift downriver: 2000hrs
Fireworks display: 214hrs
Disembark: 2230hrs Woolwich Arsenal pier 2230hrs
Thames Leisure are proud to partner with Sail Royal Greenwich for 2018