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Hire Motor yacht Azimut 46 Flybridge London
London
4.8
 (4)

Azimut - 46 Flybridge | 12 people

12
4
With a skipper

From £3,431 per day

Hire Motorboat Princess 67 Flybridge London
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London
New

Princess - 67 Flybridge | 12 people (2016)

12
8
With a skipper

From £8,799 per day

Hire Motorboat Carver 390 European Walton-on-Thames
Walton-on-Thames
4.8
 (3)

Carver - 390 European | 10 people (1991)

10
8
With a skipper

From £1,439 per day

Hire Houseboat Comfort Plus Royal Mystique A Chertsey
Chertsey
New

Comfort Plus - Royal Mystique A | 6 people (2012)

6
6
Without a skipper

Hire Houseboat Premier Horizon 1 Chertsey
Chertsey
New

Premier - Horizon 1 | 5 people (2017)

5
4
Without a skipper

Hire Houseboat Premier Horizon 4 Chertsey
Chertsey
New

Premier - Horizon 4 | 9 people (2017)

9
9
Without a skipper

Hire Houseboat Comfort Tango Chertsey
Chertsey
New

Comfort - Tango | 6 people (2008)

6
6
Without a skipper

Hire Houseboat Comfort Tango Chertsey
Chertsey
New

Comfort - Tango | 6 people (2007)

6
6
Without a skipper

Hire Houseboat Premier Horizon 1 Chertsey
Chertsey
New

Premier - Horizon 1 | 5 people (2016)

5
4
Without a skipper

Hire Houseboat Standard Crusader Chertsey
Chertsey
New

Standard - Crusader | 6 people (1997)

6
6
Without a skipper

Hire Houseboat Standard Classique Star Chertsey
Chertsey
New

Standard - Classique Star | 10 people (2003)

10
10
Without a skipper

Hire Houseboat Comfort Magnifique Chertsey
Chertsey
New

Comfort - Magnifique | 10 people (2004)

10
10
Without a skipper

Hire Houseboat Comfort Calypso Chertsey
Chertsey
New

Comfort - Calypso | 8 people (2005)

8
8
Without a skipper

Hire Houseboat Comfort Magnifique Chertsey
Chertsey
New

Comfort - Magnifique | 10 people (2004)

10
10
Without a skipper

Hire Houseboat Comfort Elegance Chertsey
Chertsey
New

Comfort - Elegance | 6 people (2002)

6
6
Without a skipper

Hire Houseboat Standard Classique Star Chertsey
Chertsey
New

Standard - Classique Star | 10 people (2002)

10
10
Without a skipper

Hire Houseboat Comfort Plus Mystique Chertsey
Chertsey
New

Comfort Plus - Mystique | 8 people (2012)

8
8
Without a skipper

Hire Houseboat Comfort Caprice Chertsey
Chertsey
New

Comfort - Caprice | 6 people

6
6
Without a skipper

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Discover London by boat

London, with its captivating blend of history and modernity, beckons you to explore its waterways for a truly unique perspective. Boat hire in London is the perfect getaway. Cruise past renowned landmarks such as the Tower Bridge, the London Eye, and the Houses of Parliament, all from the comfort of your private vessel. Escape the bustling city life and unwind on the tranquil waters, indulging in a leisurely day of sun, sea, and scenery.

London's maritime history dates back centuries, and sailing its waters offers a unique journey through time. Immerse yourself in the city's rich history as you sail past maritime museums, historic docks, and remnants of London's maritime past.

London's waterways play host to a myriad of events, from regattas to fireworks displays. Your boat becomes a front-row seat to the city's dynamic waterfront happenings. Our fleet caters to diverse preferences and occasions, offering an array of boat types, there is something for everyone!

How much does it cost for boat rental in London?

Discovering London by boat comes with varying costs, influenced by several factors:

  • Season: Prices fluctuate based on seasonal demand and weather conditions.
  • Duration: Choose from day trips, weekend getaways, or week-long excursions.
  • Type of Boat: Select from our diverse fleet, ranging from sleek yachts to cosy sailboats.
  • Port/Marina: Different locations may have different pricing structures.
  • With or Without a Skipper: Opt for a professional captain or steer your adventure yourself.
  • Extras: Enhance your experience with optional equipment and crew services.

What is included in the cost?

  • Fuel: No need to worry about refuelling during your voyage. The cost of fuels is covered in your rental package, allowing you to focus on enjoying the journey.
  • Skipper: Opt for a stress-free sailing experience by choosing a package that includes a professional skipper. Our experienced captains are well-versed in navigating London's waterways, ensuring a safe and enjoyable trip.
  • Crew: If you prefer a hands-free experience, select a package that includes a dedicated crew. Our skilled crew members are there to assist with navigation, ensuring you can relax and relish every moment.
  • Water Sports Equipment: For those seeking a bit of adventure on the water, our rental packages often include water sports equipment. From paddleboards to snorkelling gear, we have you covered for an extra splash of excitement.
  • Basic Amenities: Your comfort is our priority. Standard amenities such as life jackets, first aid kits, and onboard entertainment systems are included to enhance your overall experience.

What is the price to rent a boat for a day?

Motorboat: From £114 per day

RIB: From £471 per day

Houseboat: From £129 per day

Sailboat: From £233 per day

What is the price to rent a boat for a weekend?

Motorboat: From £342 per weekend

RIB: From £1,413 per weekend

Houseboat: From £387 per weekend

Sailboat: From £699 per weekend

What is the price to rent a boat for a week?

Motorboat: From £798 per week

RIB: From £3,297 per week

Houseboat: From £903 per week

Sailboat: From £1,631 per week

How much are mooring fees in London?

Different ports and marinas in London may have varying mooring fees. Consider the proximity to your desired destinations and the facilities available at each location. On average, mooring fees can cost on average from £20 to £100. Our team is available to guide you through the process, ensuring you have all the information needed to make your London boating adventure smooth and enjoyable.

What season is the best for boat hire in London?

Spring

Experience the awakening of London's waterways as the weather becomes milder. Spring offers pleasant temperatures and blooming scenery, making it an ideal time for a leisurely cruise.

Summer

Enjoy the peak of London's summer, with longer daylight hours and warmer temperatures. The city comes alive with festivals and events, providing a vibrant backdrop for your boating adventure.

Autumn

As the city transitions into fall, you can relish the changing colours along the riverbanks. Mild temperatures and fewer crowds make it an excellent time for a peaceful excursion.

Winter

While winter in London can be chilly, a boat rental during this season offers a unique perspective of the city adorned in festive lights. Some may find the serene winter ambiance appealing for a cosy and intimate experience.

Where to charter a boat in London?

St. Katharine Docks

Located near the Tower Bridge, offering a stunning backdrop for departure, with proximity to iconic landmarks and vibrant city life. The docks have a diverse range of boats available, suitable for various occasions.

Chelsea Harbour

Nestled in the heart of Chelsea, providing a luxurious setting, and ideal for those seeking a sophisticated and upscale experience.

Canary Wharf

Situated in the thriving financial district with modern architecture. Perfect for corporate events or those looking for a dynamic cityscape. Canary Wharf has convenient access to trendy bars and restaurants.

Limehouse Basin

Offers a peaceful escape with a mix of residential and leisure boats. Accessible location with a tranquil atmosphere, and close to the vibrant districts of Shoreditch and Canary Wharf.

Where to sail in London?

  • Greenwich: Visit the Royal Observatory and the Prime Meridian Line. Learn about London’s maritime history at the Cutty Sark. Take a break from the Thames and stroll through Greenwich Park for panoramic views of the city.
  • Richmond: On the banks of the River Thames is Richmond Park, a vast royal park with stunning landscapes. Richmond Bridge and Riverside, offering a tranquil setting to explore the historic Richmond Castle and Old Deer Park.
  • Kew: The Kew Gardens are a UNESCO World Heritage Site with botanical wonders. The Kew Palace, a charming royal residence amidst lush gardens, hosts picturesque views along the Thames Path.
  • Tower Bridge to Canary Wharf:From your boat, you will have iconic views of Tower Bridge and the Tower of London, as well as the modern skyline of Canary Wharf's financial district. Sail along and pass through the historic Wapping and Shadwell areas.
  • Little Venice to Camden: Quaint waterways and charming houseboats in Little Venice, connecting to Regent's Canal leading to the vibrant Camden Market. The waterways will take you on a scenic journey through Regent's Park and London Zoo.
  • Isle of Dogs to Greenwich Peninsula: In contrast to the historical elements of London’s waterways, see the modern architecture along the Isle of Dogs waterfront. Sail alongside the Greenwich Peninsula with the stunning Thames Barrier Park.

What is the capacity of boats in London?

  • Motorboats: Motorboats can accommodate up to 12 passengers for a comfortable and scenic cruise.
  • RIB: RIBs are designed for speed and excitement, accommodating up to 10 passengers.
  • Houseboats: Houseboats vary in size, with larger models accommodating up to 10 guests. Houseboats often feature 1 to 3 cabins, providing a comfortable stay on the water.
  • Yachts: Luxury yachts can host large events, accommodating up to 100 passengers or more. Smaller luxury yachts are suitable for intimate gatherings, starting from 10 passengers.
  • Sailboats: Ranging from 10 to 30 passengers, depending on the sailboat's size.
  • Catamarans: Catamarans provide ample deck space and can accommodate up to 50 passengers for larger groups.
  • Gulets: Gulets are spacious vessels, accommodating up to 20 guests or more.

Renting a boat with or without a skipper?

The cost of boat rental in London with a skipper varies based on the type and size of the vessel, as well as the duration of your rental. This option typically includes the skipper's fee, ensuring a knowledgeable and experienced professional is at the helm.

A skilled skipper ensures a secure journey, navigating the waters with expertise and handling any unforeseen challenges. Benefit from the skipper's local knowledge of London's waterways, recommending the best routes, hidden gems, and scenic spots to enhance your experience.


Relax and enjoy the journey without the stress of navigating. With a skipper on board, you can fully immerse yourself in the scenery and activities, creating lasting memories. If you're hosting an event or celebration, having a skipper allows you to focus on socializing with your guests while leaving the navigation in capable hands.

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