The PNBPT collection is kept in working condition so that future generations can appreciate the skill that was required to design, build and operate these craft.

The vessels are available to the public for charter, film work, corporate activity, educational and commemorative events. 

For information on the boats available to charter click on the boat's name:  Landing Craft F8  -  HSL 102  -  MGB 81  -  ST 1502


From April to October we hold Pontoon Open weekends where individual ticket trips on HSL 102 and MGB 81 are due to run, check out Boathouse 4 Facebook page for the up to date information.


From April to October Landing Craft Vehicle Personnel F8 offers 20 minute Portsmouth Harbour trips to visitors to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Setting off from Boathouse 4, these exciting open-air excursions are a unique way to experience a historic services vessel.

Departures are scheduled for 13:00, 1340, 14:20, 15:00 and 15:40, subject to weather conditions. Check the Boathouse 4 Facebook page for updates on events and cancellations.

Tickets cost £10, and maybe booked in advance by emailing or bought on the day in the lobby at Boathouse 4.




Historic Buildings

Discover more about the history of the buildings managed by the Trust



Historic Boats

Learn more about the boats acquired and restored by the Trust



Get Involved

Find out how you can contribute to preserving our nation's naval history


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