Head to the Solent Cruise, Port Out, Southampton Home - Sailing from Southampton - Promotion

Saturday 27th May 2017, 15:00 - 18:00

Special offer to newsletter subscribers: Enjoy SS Shieldhall's - Southampton's own heritage steamship - first public sailing of the season at a special discounted price!

SS Shieldhall welcomes SeaCity Curator Maria Newbery on board for her first sailing of the season on Saturday 27th May 2017. The cruise titled 'Port Out, Southampton Home', will see Shieldhall cruise down Southampton Water with a commentary reflecting the important role the Port has played over 179 years. Maria will bring objects from the SeaCity Collection and looks forward to meeting passengers in the Shieldhall Saloon. As with all Shieldhall trips, passengers can see the impressive engine room with its original steam engines at work and the bridge, with its traditional instruments and gleaming brasswork; admire the ship’s steam assisted steering gear (similar to that used on Titanic); talk to the Captain and her volunteer crew; pass close to the great ocean liners and container ships; walk the teak decks; relax in the Saloon with a wide range of refreshments including tea / coffee; real ale; a range of Titanic bottled beers; wine and hot and cold food, available on all trips. Children will have fun with an interactive Shieldhall Log Book, collecting stickers from various stations on board, whilst there will be a number of deck games to play too!

For detailed parking and berthing information for this excursion please click here.

Please note that the ship will be at anchor for a short while during this cruise for an ashes scattering at sea. Click here for more information.


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