Welcome to the Port of London Authority's dedicated recreational users' website, developed to help you navigate the tidal Thames, whether you’re a first timer or a regular visitor. If you want to keep in regular touch, why not join our Tidal Thames Navigators Club(the link's at top right)?
Rowing through Central London
All you need to know to row or paddle safely on the Tidal Thames, especially in Central London.
Cruising through Central London
All you need to know to cruise safely on the Tidal Thames, especially between Limehouse and Lambeth.
Safely navigating in the upper tidal Thames
Navigating in the Thames between Putney and Teddington? Watching our new film will help you do so in safety.
Our latest safety campaign is looking to improve all river users’ awareness of how to share the river safely with smaller, vulnerable recreational craft on the tidal Thames. The campaign features seven posters aimed at: paddlers, rowers and skippers of motor cruisers, sailing boats and commercial vessels