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Olympic Class Launch

Welcome aboard the ‘Olympic Class’. These launches were built and designed for VIP river transfer at the London 2012 Olympic Games and are now available as the VIP squadron in the Hobbs of Henley Fleet!

Available to hire as a 12 seater self-drive, these launches are a new concept in boat hire on the Thames.

They are ideal for family or corporate days out. They are available as chauffuered launches at the Henley Festivals and Regatta please contact our office on 01491 572035 for prices. Come and discover for yourself a new way of exploring the River Thames at Henley. 

A £250 security deposit is required before departure. This is refunded if the boat is back by 6pm, returned clean and tidy with all rubbish removed.
The deposit is non-refundable if a rope is left in the water and gets caught around the propeller, or for gross negligence resulting in an accident.

Please read our Terms and conditions of hire on our website www.hobbsofhenley.co.uk.

Please Note: We only take reservations for the full day from 10am - 6pm which can be booked here online! Hour rates are available on request however not bookable please just turn up.

Cancellation policy: no refunds will be given unless river conditions prevent the hire taking place. No refunds will be given in situations of force majeure.  

As from the 14th September all self-drive boats can only carry up to 6 x passengers or up to the capacity of the boat if you are all from the same house hold or support bubble this is due to Government restrictions.