We have wherries available for charter this summer - contact us now to make a booking.
The wonderful wherries Norada and White Moth are fully restored and in sailing order, ready to carry guests on tours around the Norfolk Broads. You can join us on public sailings, private charters and educational visits, and every booking helps us to secure their future.
Chartering a wherry with us gives you exclusive use from a day to a week. We also offer public sailings and various other ways to support our charitable work, including becoming a Friend. All income allows us to invest in restoration and brings the fleet closer to sailing together again.
© Katy Walters
Olive is seen here on her official return to the water, alongside Norada and White Moth, at Malthouse Broad (Ranworth) on 7th July 2013. She is externally restored to sailing order, and will now have interior work done to bring her to full charter condition.
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Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund
© Katy Walters
What a year! Having brought Olive back to sailing order (with interior work still to be completed), we've also been delighted to work with Broads organisations such as the Museum of the Broads, How Hill, Fairhaven Gardens and Salhouse Broad to bring a wherry to events. Huge thanks must go to all our volunteers, whether at the base or in the public eye at events, for making 2013 such a success. It was lovely to close the season by giving good news to a Mr Hodson of Devon, who won a day charter in our raffle draw.
As our events year draws to a close, the maintenance and restoration season begins in earnest. The big task for this winter is Hathor's hull, completion of which will enable her interior to be brought back to its full glory over 2014. Relaunch is planned for 2015, but at this stage we can't be too specific about exactly when - watch this space for details! You can also visit our News page for photos and updates - so far we've brought her out of the water and started removing rotten hull planks. Our News page also has information on Hathor's smallest sister... intrigued?
Our previously noted phone line problems should now be resolved - see our contact page for all our details