Set sail on the river

Win a spectacular VIP Thames Tall Ship cruise

This competition is now closed

Step aboard a historic Tall Ship this summer, on a sailing cruise along the Thames.

We’re giving away a VIP experience for two, during Sail Royal Greenwich’s second season of the year, to be taken between Wednesday 28 August and Sunday 1 September.


You’ll experience London’s vibrant and iconic landscape from the best possible vantage point – the River Thames – in the impressive splendour of a historic vessel.

Starting at Greenwich, you’ll sail past a host of landmarks – including the O2 Arena, Canary Wharf, Old Royal Naval College and the Observatory – as well as passing the Thames Barrier, and crossing the Meridian Line.

As you approach the City, you’ll witness the majestic spectacle of Tower Bridge, before your ships turns around for the return journey.

You’ll enjoy first-class dining during your four-hour round trip, with a gourmet buffet dinner. Your cruise will end at Greenwich with a magnificent fireworks display.

Your exciting cruise experience includes:

  • Four-hour VIP Thames Tall Ship cruise
  • Full dinner buffet
  • Fireworks display

The closing date is Wednesday 7 August. Terms and conditions apply.

Terms and conditions

  1. The prize offers a VIP Thames Tall Ship cruise experience for two, to be taken between Wednesday 28 August and Sunday 1 September.
  2. The free prize draw is only open to AA members and customers who register/are registered with AA Rewards and is not open to AA staff or members of their households or any agencies connected with this promotion.
  3. It is a condition of the competition that the entrant agrees to be bound by these rules, and in particular that the decisions of the AA and the judges on any matters whatsoever arising out of or connected with the competition are final. 
  4. All entrants agree to take part in any publicity related to this prize draw and to the disclosure of their name and county. By entering, entrants agree to be contacted in the future with marketing.
  5. The closing date for entries is Wednesday 7 August 2013. The winner will be notified by Friday 9 August 2013 by email or telephone.
  6. Prize is as stated and there is no cash alternative to the prize offered. Prize is non-transferable. No purchase is necessary. Only one entry per person.
  7. The promoter is the Automobile Association, Fanum House, Basing View, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    RG21 4EA.
  8. The winner will be the first name picked at random from the entries after the closing date. In the unfortunate event of the prize offered not being available, a prize of similar value will be substituted at the discretion of the AA. The AA's decision is final in all matters concerning the competition. Full terms and conditions are available on request.
  9. For name and county of the winner, please send a stamped self-addressed envelope to AA Rewards, Fanum House, Basing View, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 4EA.

Member offer

Sail Royal Greenwich is returning to London for a second season – from Wednesday 28 August to Sunday 1 September – with a fleet of historic Tall Ships that offer guests the best viewpoint in the city.

Members enjoy a complimentary drink when booking a Thames Tall Ship Cruise – simply enter the promotional code AUTOMOBILE in the ‘Promo 1’ slot when prompted.

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