Welcome to the LV18 lightvessel

This September listen again to Radio Mi Amigo 2016 broadcast

Starting on Saturday 3rd September, we'll be reliving some of the best moments from this summer's 9-day broadcast, Each day we'll re-run one of the best shows on a repeat pattern for 24 hours before moving on to another show the following day.

You can find the Reliving Mi Amigo 2016 programme guide here and can listen via the player below.

Or alternatively you can visit our Radio Mi Amigo webpage for another player format.

The ex-Trinity House vessel LV18 is the last surviving example of a manned light vessel in British waters, which has been preserved in its original configuration and restored to a high standard of authenticity.

The Pharos Trust

The LV18 is owned by the Pharos Trust, a charity set up to preserve this important piece of maritime heritage, which is always ready to accept new volunteers with interest and enthusiasm, whether contributing expertise, restoration or maintenance skills, artefacts, ideas or financial donations.


The LV18 has already hosted various events, from Offshore Pirate Radio revivals to shanty singing and onboard exhibitions. Now that it has a permanent home at Harwich Quay it will be made available for a range of other functions.

Opening times

LV18 is open daily from 11am - 4pm March - end October.
Admission Adults:£2.00 Children (under 16) £1.00. Family ticket (2 adults and upto 3 children) £5.00
To arrange groups and evening tours call Tony on 07446171320, or use the contact form.