Skippered boat hire
on the Thames

Cruise The Thames in style on a skippered launch.


Let’s find the perfect skippered boat for you.

We had a private chauffeured launch and it was absolutely amazing! The boat was stunning, our captain (Darren) was so friendly and really put us at ease, very knowledgeable pointing out lots of interesting places along the way!. Would not hesitate to come again and would highly recommend!



  • Yes of course! However, you cannot book this online please call the office on 01491 572035 to book this in.

  • Yes, you are permitted to bring all your own food and drink onboard our
    skippered launches. You can also enjoy a sumptuous hamper or visit a riverside Restaurant.

  •  The skippered launches can be hired from 1 st April – 10 th October each season

  • This can be possible subject to availability, please ask your skipper onboard and he can contact the office if this is possible, payment will then have to be made at the end of the hire for the additional time.

  • All Hobbs of Henley skippers have great knowledge of the local area and will plan the best route for you on the day subject to river conditions and traffic unless you have your own preferences.