Life changing river cruises for care homes & special needs groups.

Charity Number –1156555

COVID-19 UPDATE: Bookings now open for after 19th July 2021.

Welcome to The Newark Crusader, a registered charity (Charity Number –1156555) run entirely by volunteers to operate pre-booked trips for Care Homes, Special Needs Groups and Community Groups

The Newark Crusader is a 60ft boat that has been taking disabled, elderly and disadvantaged groups of people from the East Midlands on river cruises since the 1990’s.

If you would like to enquire about making a booking click on the button below to send your details and a member of our team will be in touch.

Please Note that unfortunately we are not able to accommodate individual passengers or members of the public.

The Newark Crusader CIO as it is now known is back and operational as a charity set up by Mr James Wilkinson, of Newark Marina and his friend and businessman Mr John Coles. The Boat is skippered by Mr Les Reid with the help of volunteers from the surrounding community.

The Team – Trustee of Newark Crusader CIO Charity Mr John Coles (left) with Skipper Mr Les Reid (centre) and trustee Mr James Wilkinson (right)

Are you a boater with experience and would like to join us or would you like to join us as crew–we all get satisfaction helping our passengers have an enjoyable trip–use the contact us page and we will call you back and arrange to show you the “ropes”.

We look forward to welcoming you on board!

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