Visit ‘Historic Harwich’ all day trips

Leaving from outside the Old Custom House, Ipswich at 09.00 and returning approximately 17.00, Victor’ will motor/sail to Harwich Ha’penny pier. Passengers will leave the Victor at approx. 10.45/11.00 for a conducted tour of Historic Harwich Town by two guides from the Harwich Society. The tour will last approx. 90 minutes and the passengers will…

£65

Flatford, Constable and the River Stour Navigation – IMT Autumn Talks

University of Suffolk Waterfront Building University of Suffolk, Waterfront Building, 19 Neptune Quay, Ipswich, Suffolk

Flatford, Constable and the River Stour Navigation - John Morris John Morris of the National Trust on Flatford, Constable and the River Stour Navigation. ‘Flatford is a wonderful place to visit. Knowing more about John Constable’s paintings of the area, many illustrating the industry based on the Stour, just enhances the experience. As well as…

£4.50

Wemyss’ War, A British Admiral on Land and Sea – IMT Autumn Talks

University of Suffolk Waterfront Building University of Suffolk, Waterfront Building, 19 Neptune Quay, Ipswich, Suffolk

Wemyss' War, A British Admiral on Land and Sea - John Johnson-Allen A return visit by the popular speaker John Johnson-Allen, who will talk about 'Rosy' Wemyss about whom he has authored a book, 'Rosy Wemyss, Admiral of the Fleet'. Wemyss is a largely unknown man who left an indelible mark on the life of…

£4.50

Red Sails on the Orwell – IMT Autumn Talks

University of Suffolk Waterfront Building University of Suffolk, Waterfront Building, 19 Neptune Quay, Ipswich, Suffolk

Red Sails on the Orwell - Chris Turland Another popular speaker, Chris will talk about the Ipswich company, R & W Paul, the family, the roots, activities and development of the company and in particular the maritime activities focussing on the routes ports and vessels both sail and steam. All talks start at 7:30pm with…

£4.50

The Excelsior Story – IMT Spring Talks

University of Suffolk Waterfront Building University of Suffolk, Waterfront Building, 19 Neptune Quay, Ipswich, Suffolk

The Excelsior Story - Jamie Campbell Jamie Campbell, veteran Broads sailor and Trustee will talk about The Excelsior and The Excelsior Trust. The Trust was founded in 1982 specifically to complete Excelsior's rebuild which was duly completed and the boat re commissioned in 1988. Today, the Trust occupies an interesting position. On one hand, it…

£4.50

Sea Change and Blue Mermaid – IMT Spring Talks

University of Suffolk Waterfront Building University of Suffolk, Waterfront Building, 19 Neptune Quay, Ipswich, Suffolk

Sea Change and Blue Mermaid - Richard Titchener Sea Change Sailing Trust was set up by Richard and his partner Hilary in 2007. It continues to develop its sail training work with young people. The New Barge Appeal saw the completion of Blue Mermaid in 2019, a replica of the last barges built in the 1930s.…

£4.50

Platforms, Pirates and Mysteries – IMT Spring Talks

University of Suffolk Waterfront Building University of Suffolk, Waterfront Building, 19 Neptune Quay, Ipswich, Suffolk

Platforms, Pirates and Mysteries - Andy Beharrell What connects Screaming Lord Sutch, Gianni Versace, the actor Ralf Little (Death in Paradise) and Doctor Who? While this sounds like a question from Only Connect, the answer actually lies in our local waters - the Maunsell Forts. These are a series of army and navy forts which…

£4.50

‘Folk on a Boat’ Musical Sailing Trip

Old Customs House 33 Key Street, Ipswich

Join IMT on an afternoon sail on the river Orwell accompained by the lively set of folk/acoustic music provided by The Silburys. A great chance to get the best views of the rivers Orwell, alongside some amazing music by a fantastic local band, all while sailing onboard an iconic vessel. Victor was built in 1895…

£35

Visit ‘Historic Harwich’ All Day Trips

Old Customs House 33 Key Street, Ipswich

Leaving from outside the Old Custom House, Ipswich at 9am and returning approximately 4:30pm to 5pm. Victor’ will motor/sail to Harwich Ha’penny pier with mid-morning coffee, biscuits and a bacon roll on the way. Passengers will leave the Victor at approx. 10.45am to 11am for a 90 minute conducted tour of Historic Harwich by guides…

£65

‘Two Rivers’ Sailing Trips

Old Customs House 33 Key Street, Ipswich

Join IMT on a full day trip on the rivers Orwell and Stour A great chance to get the best views of the rivers Orwell, Stour, and the Walton backwaters depending on the weather, and to help with the sailing of an iconic boat. Victor was built in 1895 by Shrubsalls at Ipswich for Owen…

£65