X-Pilot: Kent's Classic Pilot Vessel

Photographs courtesy of Margaret Flo McEwan, founder of The Maunsell Seaforts Appreciation Group on Facebook

Offering passenger trips and private hire to the Maunsell Forts in the Thames Estuary


We offer three main trips, private hire and special trips.

  • Redsand Towers Trip

  • Forts Tour including the wreck of the SS Richard Montgomery

  • Grand Forts Tour

  • Sunset & Sunrise Specials

  • Ship Hunting Expedition

  • Thames Sailing Barge Match as Committee Boat

  • Private Hire