From£360.00 / per hour

Offering a stylish way to enjoy Henley’s iconic events calendar or to transport your party to riverside restaurants, weddings or hotels, you can’t go wrong with an Edwardian class launch. 

Edwardian launches are as practical as they are stylish, with removable side screens to help you adapt with the weather. Book your Edwardian launch with a skipper to ensure a relaxing, luxurious and memorable experience.

Pick up and drop off is from Hobbs Boatyard only, should you want to arrange alternative locations please call the office to see if this is possible.

Only available with 3 days notice – please call the office, if you would like to book a boat in less than 3 days.

If you would like to book this boat as a skippered hire during Henley Festival please click here.

The Finer Details

Seats 12

Can be fully covered

Medium sized table

Safety brief given

Comfortable seating

Length 9.6m

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  • Our Edwardian class launches are available to hire from April – September, either hourly or by the day. You can book a boat from 10am – 5pm, except during Henley Royal Regatta where they are available 10am – 6pm and can be hired by the hour.

  • They are indeed. The sides can be removed to let the sun pour in on the many lovely days we experience on The Thames at Henley.

  • Absolutely! You can hire an Edwardian class launch on a self-drive basis for up to 12 guests.

  • 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.

  • 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.