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Pilot Class Launch

We offer a fleet of Pilot Class launches, available for self drive hire, on the Thames. The Pilot Class launches can take up to 12 passengers, One of our boat yard staff will instruct you on how to drive the boat and ensure that you are competent at steering etc before you set off on you adventure. Terms and conditions do apply so please check our Conditions of Hire before you book.

A £250 security Deposit is requried 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 on our website www.hobbsofhenley.com

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 from different house holds 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.