Cruise the river on the 'Sailing Barge Will'

Tall Ship
50 Guests

About This Boat

Would you like an astonishing river spectacle? Why not open Tower Bridge with our beautiful and charismatic historic Sailing Barge? She will charm and impress your guests with her luxurious mahogany-panelled saloon for entertaining groups up to 50.

Cruising east from Tower Pier, Will is the perfect, small venue for corporate entertaining, team building, and intimate parties. Onboard facilities include PA system, multimedia projector and screen, and sound system with MP3 connection.

We also offer an exotic location for static events within the West India Dock with stunning views across the water at extraordinary architecture and glass towers of the Canary Wharf Estate. Get out of the office and visit now!

Enjoy a delicious three-course meal, a casual hot fork or cold finger buffet, or our brand new street food menu. 

If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.


  • Type: Tall Ship
  • Capacity: 50 People
  • Year: 1925
  • Rental Minimum: 4 hours

Rental Requirements

Reservations & Payments
At Topsail Events and Charters Ltd our aim is to provide you with a party or cruise to remember for all the right reasons. In order for our crew and staff on the day or night concerned to offer you the best service please be kind enough to complete our booking form with as much detail especially under Occasion for Party/Cruise. A booking will be confirmed when Topsail Events and Charters Ltd (trading as Topsail Events) have received a completed and signed booking form. A quotation will be valid for 28 days and a provisional booking will only be held for 28 days. If no form and deposit are received within that time the date will become available for other clients. Should a deposit be paid and no form supplied within 5 working days, the event shall be cancelled without refund and the date will be available to other customers. The balance of all monies (cleared funds) must be received no later than 28 days before the date of the voyage (or within 5 working days if the booking occurs less than 28 days before the voyage) to guarantee the vessel. Without full payment Topsail Events and Charters Ltd will not supply the vessel for the charter. Topsail Events and Charters Ltd are under no obligation to accept any booking and no reason need be stated. Organisers are able to pay by cheque, BACS, CHAPS, credit/debit card (plus a 3% handling fee). Please note we will not take cash for either the deposit or balance payments.

Captains Control of the Vessel
During the entire hire period, the vessel will remain under absolute control of the Captain and / or his crew as provided by the owners. If for weather, tidal or other reasons the Captain considers it necessary to vary the scheduled trip, his decision will be final. The Captain has the right to refuse passage to any person or persons. The reasons for such refusal need not be stated, but will be in the interests of the owners, vessel or persons and crew embarked.

Damage & Loss
The Hirers are liable for any loss or damage to the vessel or equipment/staff caused by them or by the persons in the party. The organiser is invited to inspect the vessel prior to the embarkation of the party. Any client taking part is seasonal promotions must abide by our terms and conditions to obtain discounts or refunds.

If a voyage, party or function is cancelled by a client for any cause within 6 weeks of the voyage, party or function then 50% of the boat hire charge and all pier tolls where applicable are payable by the client. If the voyage, party or function is cancelled within 4 weeks of the voyage, party or function 100% of the boat hire charges, all pier tolls, entertainment, bar and catering costs where applicable are payable by the client. In the event of litigation Topsail Events and Charters Ltd will recover any costs from the client. Any deposits made cannot be credited against monies owed to us as a result of cancellation (all deposits are non refundable). Topsail Events and Charters Ltd reserves the right to cancel a function if it is found that information given by the client on the booking form is in any way false or knowingly incorrect, and in this situation no refunds will be given. Topsail Events and Charters Ltd cannot be held responsible or liable when a party or function must be cancelled due to circumstances beyond the control of Topsail Events and Charters Ltd, such as but not limited to Port of London Authority river closure.

All vessels owned or and/or operated by Topsail Events and Charters Ltd (trading as Topsail Events) fully comply with MCA Regulations including life saving appliances, insurance coverage and crewing. For further information please liaise with our office staff. Drinks are not permitted on any of the dance floors. Guests are advised to wear low heeled suitable footwear (preferably rubber soled) whilst on board the vessel. All accidents or injuries must be reported to staff and crew, AND reported in the vessels accident book. Should no accident or injury be reported in the accident book, Topsail Events and Charters Ltd will not be able to investigate any incident. A safety announcement will be given at the start of the function. The organizer is responsible for making sure all guests listen and adhere to the safety rules and regulations.


  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Wheel steering
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • CD Player
  • Galley Stove & Oven

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Member Since May 2017

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