The Boat

MV Jahan

The MV Jahan is a 38ft boat licensed to carry 54 passengers plus a crew of two. She has been specially designed to provide convenient and comfortable access for the disabled, with wide hatches and two hydraulic lifting areas of floor to allow up to two disabled persons in small standard wheelchairs. She is also complete with modern life-saving devices, a toilet and a small galley for snacks.

Toilet facilities are available on board for walking passengers, and for both walking and wheelchair passengers on the quay.

Food and refreshments

Basic refreshments are available on board. Pre-ordered snacks of tea/coffee, a scone and jam are available at £2.50pp.


For parties coming from further afield, catering can be arranged at The Maybush Inn, which sits directly next to the river and offers stunning views. To contact the Maybush, or to find out about any of Deben Inn’s other local pubs, please contact 01473 736215.

The Waldringfield Golf Club (five minutes drive from the river) offers a competitively priced Jahan lunch menu. For further details please contact Waldringfield Golf Club on 01473 736768.