Welcome to the X-Pilot web site
We are X-Pilot, Kent's Classic Pilot Vessel, a charter boat sailing the rivers Medway, Swale and in the Thames
Estuary. The X-Pilot is a Port of London Authority licensed vessel for hire and can
work in most rivers in Kent and Essex and the River Thames in
Southeast England. X-Pilot's Captain, Alan Harmer, is licensed as a Boatmaster by the Maritime
Coastguard Agency. The X-Pilot is fully insured and licensed to carry twelve passengers and up to four crew.
X-Pilot is proud to be a founding member of the Medway Charter Boat Association
We are The Official Supply Vessel for Project Redsand the custodians of the World War II Maunsell Fort off the Southeast coast of England and offer regular trips to view these Redsand Towers and occasionally even offer the chance to board to support the Project's Work Party's trips out to preserve and restore this fantastic British monument. We also offer all kinds of trips and one of a kind experiences, if you're organizing a party or anniversary, you may be a marine photographer or
filming on the river and looking for that perfect charter boat, or
maybe you'd like to hire the vessel just for yourself, or
would just like to travel alongside Britain's beautiful river sides
and coastline and see the forts guarding the Thames, then X-Pilot is
the charter vessel for you. For more details see our services page...
Check out the gallery for photos of X-Pilot's visits to the World War II Forts, to assist in the setting up of Red Sands Radio for the anniversary broadcast and shots from Work Party days!