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Our Boats

Perfect for all occasions, our fleet of spacious and luxurious boats can be tailored to suit your needs and requirements.Each of our boats meet strict safety standards, have a licensed bar, open seated top deck, enclosed dance floor and great sound system.

Privately Hire a boat and set sail across beautiful Plymouth Sound, flanked by the stunning views along Devon and Cornish Coastlines.  Passing such places as the famous Plymouth Hoe and Smeaton’s Tower, Drake’s Island, then continuing up the calm waters of the River Tamar.

If you are planning a week night gathering? Why not take advantage of our reduced rate cruises, with the Early Bird Special. Privately charter your own boat for a two hour cruise, at a discounted rate, available from Monday to Sunday from 5pm to 7pm (set discounted time). 

Prices vary depending on your group size, date and time of your trip so please email our bookings team, who will be only too happy to send you a full list of the different options and prices: info@plymouthboattrips.co.uk


The Island Princess

This traditional 70 seat wooden boat was built in the Channel Islands, originally for the Guernsey to Sark run, with on board toilet facilities and plenty of standing and sitting space for a comfortable voyage.

Although the Island Princess does not have the space and capacity of our larger boats, she is affectionately known as our trusty utility boat. Well maintained, strong and sturdy, The Island Princess is able to act as a safe and reliable stand in boat across the operation.


The Edgcumbe Belle

Built, locally, forty years ago specifically for the Cremyll ferry operation, the aptly named Edgcumbe Belle has served as a safe and loyal foot passenger ferry for many years. A beautifully built, sleek and slender traditional wooden boat, she takes up to 128 passengers.


The Weston Maid

Part of the fabric of the community, The Weston Maid or Red Pig, as she’s affectionately known by local Cawsand Ferry commuters, is a 40ft, purpose built, 64 passenger vessel. Built as a lifeboat for the ocean liner, Canberra, an extremely elegant and famous passenger ship. The Canberra was the first ship in the world to have lifeboats specifically designed to slot neatly into compartments in the side of the ship.

The Weston Maid is now part of our e-Project working towards the governments’ Clean Maritime Plan, to have zero-carbon, fully electric commercial vessels operating within the South-West.  Read more … News & Events


The Plymouth Princess

The Plymouth Princess

Plymouth Boat Trips has introduced a new, modern vessel to service the famous Cawsand Ferry route. The Plymouth Princess will carry passengers between Plymouth and the scenic, Cornish beaches and villages of Cawsand and Kingsand.

Designed and built in Cornwall, for the Kingsbridge to Salcombe ferry operation, the Plymouth Princess will offer a smoother, faster journey for passengers with more space, a seated open top deck and lower enclosed deck.

The Plymouth Princess is M.C.A. approved and licensed to carry 103 passengers.


The Tamar Belle

The Tamar Belle

In November 2021, we welcomed back the Tamar Belle to the Plymouth Boat Trips fleet. The Tamar Belle, previously operated for Tamar Cruising & Cremyll Ferry until 2011 when sold to work on the St Mawes to Falmouth service, very close to her previous operating area in the Helford Passage, whilst named ‘Queen of Helford’.

The Tamar Belle returns to operate our popular hop on and off ferry service from the Barbican, Royal William Yard & Mount Edgcumbe, linking three iconic destinations on the water. With plenty of seats and room on two levels for all local commuters, shoppers, and visitors, licensed to carry up to 100 passengers.


The Plymouth Sound

The Plymouth Sound is a comfortable and spacious cruise boat. Recently refurbished, she holds up to 190 passengers. A spacious, sturdy and modern boat, with fully licensed bar, fantastic sound system and DJ decks – The Plymouth Sound is the ultimate ‘on the water’ events venue. Evening parties and events involving a licensed bar being in operation are restricted to a maximum of 150 passengers.

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The Plymouth Venturer

The Plymouth Venturer

Launched in 2017, the Plymouth Venturer is the largest passenger boat in Plymouth, offering a new level of luxury cruising in the South West. With a licensed and daytime capacity of 240 passengers.

Likewise, she is the ultimate floating party venue, the heated saloon area is furnished with comfortable seating and dining tables. The large, wood decked dance floor is party ready and there’s plenty of room to stroll around the open front, rear and large upper deck. With a restriction of 200 passengers for all our private hires.

With licensed bar and toilet facilities, the Plymouth Venturer makes the perfect venue for any occasion, from private parties to corporate functions and events.

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What our customers say...

“Thank you to the Cremyll Ferry for all your support of Fourlanesend Community School. We use your service with the children at various points in the year. This helps us deliver our unique curriculum and we always appreciate the help you give us. Thank you for being part of our success!”

Rebecca Norton, Head Teacher Fourlanesend C.P. School

“I thoroughly recommend Plymouth Boat Trips. They welcome everyone and I’m sure that anyone who uses them will have a wonderful time.”

Theresa Burt, Ask4All

“For the past 8 years, we have used Plymouth Boat Trips to host our event watching the British Fireworks Championship in August.  Our event has been hugely popular each year, which is no doubt thanks to Plymouth Boat Trips’ excellent hospitality.   

We cannot recommend Plymouth Boat Trips enough! Thank you again for your faultless service year after year!”

Hannah Jackson, Hulley & Kirkwood Consulting Engineers Ltd

“I thoroughly recommend Plymouth Boat Trips! As a support group for people with disabilities and their families we have been organising activities for over 16 years. One of our favourite events is with Plymouth Boat Trips, cruising the Tamar whilst enjoying a disco!  They welcome everyone and I’m sure that anyone who uses them will have a wonderful time.”

Theresa Burt, Ask4All

“We use Plymouth Boat Trips every year for a celebration at the end of the academic year. We are always very well looked after by the crew. It makes for a great celebration at a very competitive price.”

Diane Henderson, Assistant Vice Principal, Marine Academy Plymouth

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