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“There’s nothing––absolutely nothing––half so much worth doing as messing about in boats.”  Kenneth GrahameThe Wind In The Willows

Relax or entertain on the beautiful River Thames in one of these classic riverboats. 4 private hire passenger boats for up to 12 passengers each.

Dragonfly is probably the most beautiful charter boat on the Thames, built in 2010 by Creative Marine in Norfolk. Dragonfly is 31 feet long and would be ideal for up to 10-12 people with champagne and canapes en route to a top quality restaurant or hotel or for coffee after lunch. Alternatively Afternoon Tea for up to 10 people can be provided.

Fringilla is a classic 34′ Van lent motor yacht, built in 1960 in the renowned shipyard of Van Lent & Zonen in Holland, she has been recently renovated to a very high standard. Fringilla is licensed for 12 passengers.

Larus is a traditional Dutch Super Kaagkruiser built in 1967. She benefits from a very large rear cockpit beautifully finished in teak and mahogany, capable of comfortably seating 8 or 9 people. The large cover over this area can be removed in the sunshine or left in place in inclement weather. There is also a smaller saloon area containing a small table and seating for 6 or 7 people.

Sula is a modern Dutch river cruiser built in 1992. She has the benefit of all mod cons including central heating, a comfortable onboard toilet and galley with hot and cold water. Sula is licensed for 12 passengers. Parties of up to 36 can be catered for by chartering a second, or third boat.

Kingfisher is the newest addition to the fleet. She is a 37 foot Aquanaut built in Holland in 2010, based at The Compleat Angler in Marlow so perfectly placed to combine a trip on the river with lunch or dinner at the Hand and Flowers, at Sindhu at the Compleat Angler or at any of the fine restaurants in Marlow. Or why not have leisurely cruise to Hurley or towards Henley and back. Kingfisher can carry up to 12 people. Her open rear deck ensures everyone can be in the sun, or if necessary inside in our beautiful teak panelled saloon. She has full Central Heating, a toilet and small galley


Parties of up to 48 can be catered for by chartering a second, third or fourth boat.


4 River Rd, Taplow, Maidenhead SL6 0AU, UK

Fast Facts:

  • Now 5 beautiful cruise boats for up to 12 passengers each
  • Private moorings available at various venues
  • Take 48 passengers out with multiple boats
  • Hire for cocktail receptions and cruises
  • Half and full day Thames activities
  • All vessels are hired with a fully qualified experienced skipper, Certified under the Boat Safety Scheme, carry £5 million passenger liability insurance, lifejackets, first aid kits and firefighting equipment.