Saturday 6th September 18:30

A treat for all age ranges. 

A VIP Cruise through London on a Tall Ship, 

with on board food and a Fireworks display

Club Members Adults £85, Children (under 15) £55 

Non-Club Members Adults £149.90, Children (under 15) £99.90 

Don't delay in replying as there are only 20 places for this event, so each member is limited to a maximum of 4 tickets and priority will be given to IBM Club London West Members.

Use the form below to submit a request for your place(s)
The closing date for this event is Weds 28th May, so don't hang about!


The VIP package includes:

  • Daily departure at 6:30pm
  • The duration of the cruise is 3.5-4 hours
  • Route Royal Arsenal Pier - Tower Bridge - Royal Arsenal Pier (Click on this link to see the => Sailing Route Map )
  • Passing by the impressive fleet of Tall Ships moored in the river near Maritime Greenwich
  • A welcome drink in the reception area
  • Dinner Buffet (see description below)
  • At the end of the cruise a spectacular fireworks display

An Historic Reception Venue

The Greenwich Heritage Centre is the reception location for you at the beginning of the evening. At the time of Henry VIII, this building served as a Royal Dockyard before later becoming part of the Royal Arsenal. Once everybody is ready you will walk over to the Royal Arsenal Pier where you will board your Tall Ship. The friendly crew will give you a warm welcome, taking care of you and your company on board as you then cast off and set course upriver towards Tower Bridge.

A Route full of highlights

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 this capital city in full swing. During the trip you will pass through the Thames Barrier, towards the Emirates Air-Line and the OArena 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 before cruising on to Tower Bridge.  A route you will sail from the western to the eastern hemisphere and back, passing through the 0° meridian.

Your ship will be at a perfect location to witness the spectacular fireworks display on the river Thames near Royal Greenwich.

At the end of the evening your ship will return again to Royal Arsenal Pier.

The catering

The menu of the VIP Thames Tall Ship Cruise is a culinary Dinner Buffet:

  • Scandinavian pasta’s with Norwegian shrimps and salmon, smoked mackerel, mussels and pickled herring
  • Russian salad garnished with salami, ham with asparagus and stuffed eggs
  • Waldorf salad with nuts and tangerines
  • Boeuf Bourguignon, potatoes mousseline
  • Various sauces
  • Baguettes, butter, olive oil and aioli
  • After dinner savoury snacks, pastry
  • Drinks are not included but there is a cash bar where you can buy coffee, tea, wine, beer and soft drinks
  • UPDATE 16 MAY - Regrettably, we've now been informed by the organisers that  Halal and Vegetarian options will NOT be available on this event. Sorry!

Tall Ships Cruise, Dinner/Buffet & Fireworks - Saturday 6th September 2014

Reservation Request Form

An automated response will be sent when you click on the SUBMIT button below. A further email will be sent once your request is confirmed, at which time payment is required within 5 working days. Details of how to make payment will be contained in the confirmation email. If payment is not received within 5 working days we reserve the right to cancel your booking and re-offer your place(s).