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For over 30 years we have been the biggest Agents for London Boat Hire for all the Riverboat's on the Thames (the majority covering the Putney - the Thames Barrier stretch of the river).

Why the Thames? A party afloat offers a whole host of advantages to the organiser. Originality and excitement! The cost of drinks are no more than a typical London bar. The floodlit beauty of the Thames at night has a timeless appeal and an entertainment value all of its own. It is the perfect backdrop for everything from your wedding reception to a bash for the staff and social club. We should know. We originated the concept of the shared Disco´ Cruise back in 1967 and since then have arranged over 5000 parties, from Product Launches to Corporate Staff Parties, Birthday Parties and Club Nights.

     

Our staff have the knowledge and first hand experience of all of the vessels on our books. Our recommendation does not come lightly. We have built relationships over the years with owners that will ensure that your planned event will go smoothly. More importantly we will put you on the best boat suited to the style and budget of your party. Without inside knowledge, the facts and figures that face the Organiser can appear bewildering. There are boats from 12 to 620 capacity. Most have varying rates according to the day of the week and time of day (FYI daytime and midweek is cheaper than evening and weekends). A few have large outside decks, some no outside areas at all. Certain vessels have the advantages of 2 or 3 bars. Some Discotheques are cheaper than others. The costs of providing your own catering can vary from £2 to £6 + VAT. Some levy a 'soft drinks only surcharge', some don't permit under 18yrs, some require Secuirty to be present. See what we mean! By booking a boat through us you can be rest assured you are in safe hands! By listening to your brief we will quickly recommend the right boat at the most competitive rates. In short, our knowledge and buying power works for you. It must be the right way to proceed as over 50% of our clients are repeat business.

Ask us for availability, menus and bar tariffs. Most have a 10% service charge on the Silver Service menus and always on account bars.

  

We also operate on the upper stretch of the Thames between Henley and Windsor under the name of 'Maidenhead Steam Navigation Co' and have been established for more than 30 years. Discover the joys of upriver boating and take in the beautiful sites the upper Thames has to offer. Why not come and try out our high class hospitality package at the Henley Royal Regatta! (see special events page)

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