St Mawes Ferry

One of Cornwall’s iconic boat trips, the St Mawes Ferry makes the crossing from Falmouth to St Mawes 364 days a year.


Meet the Fleet

Three boats make up the fleet of ferries that sail from Falmouth to St Mawes; Duchess of Cornwall, May Queen and Queen of Falmouth.


Since launching in 2007, Duchess has travelled enough miles between Falmouth and St Mawes to have completed four trips around the world.

All our boats are available for charter. Please contact Claire Wood for further information.

Duchess of Cornwall

St Mawes Ferry

About :: In 2008 we launched our brand new wooden ferry, the Duchess of Cornwall, which was built by Cockwell's Modern and Classic Boatbuilding of Penryn.

The 59 ft ferry was constructed out of wood using traditional methods and materials.

The new ferry was launched in July 2008 when Prince Charles skippered the ferry across to Falmouth.

Capacity :: 100 (50 inside)

Also ideal for: She's the flagship of the fleet  and perfect for wedding parties and corporate events. She's available at the weekends, evenings and out of season.

May Queen

St Mawes Ferry May Queen

Capacity :: 100 (shelter for 50)

Also ideal for :: Any event that needs lots of open deck space. She's brilliant in fine weather and theatre companies have even performed on her.

She's available to charter on weekends, evenings and out of season.

Queen of Falmouth

St Mawes Ferry Queen of Falmouth

Capcity :: 100 (50 under cover)

Also ideal for :: She has a large aft deck and a top deck for 30 people. She's a great boat for wedding parties, stag or hen dos, special occasions or corporate events.

Available weekends, evenings and out of season.