Dragonfly is probably the most beautiful charter boat on the Thames, built in 2010 by Creative Marine in Norfolk.

Dragonfly is probably the most beautiful charter boat on the Thames, built in 2010 by Creative Marine in Norfolk.

The forward cockpit has solid mahogany bench style seating for up to 8 people while the cabin interior has an oak framed ceiling and a further two bench seats. Towards the stern the galley offers a fridge, sink and cooker/heater as well as a separate flushing W.C. complete with vanity unit and mirror. A solid mahogany door leads to a 'hideaway' seating area for up to 3 people at the back of the boat.

All the seating offers faux leather cushions with all upholstery of a similar standard to the rest of the boat.

Dragonfly is 31 feet long and would be ideal for up to 10-12 people with champagne and canapes en route to a top quality restaurant or hotel or for coffee after lunch. Alternatively we could provide Afternoon Tea for up to 8 people.

Dragonfly is based in Maidenhead. Perfectly positioned to cruise between Marlow and Windsor, an area that includes The Compleat Angler Hotel, Cliveden, The Waterside Inn, The Hinds Head, Fat Duck, Bray Cottages, Monkey Island Hotel, Oakley Court Hotel and Windsor.

Dragonfly is weatherproof, has Hot & Cold water, a W.C. and central heating in case of cold weather.

  • Exceptional Finish Throughout
  • Sociable Bow Seating
  • Open Rear Deck
  • Heated Saloon
  • Fitted Toilet
  • Integrated Speakers
  • iPod Dock
  • 12v Charging Socket

Weekends in July, August, September:

£295 for the first hour, then £130 per subsequent hour

At all other times:

£275 for the first hour, then £120 per subsequent hour

Please note we charge a nominal fee of £20 to customers wishing to bring their own food or drink. This covers the cost of providing glasses, cutlery, ice, rubbish disposal and additional cleaning.

Trips starting from a location other than Monkey Island Estate will be subject to the following positioning charges:

Location Approx. Time from Monkey Island Positioning Charge (each way):
Windsor, Maidenhead, Bray

1 Hour £60
Cliveden, Cookham 2 Hours £120
Marlow, Runnymede 3 - 3½ Hours £225
Hurley, Staines 4 - 4½ Hours £300
Henley, Weybridge 6 Hours £450

All of our vessels are hired with a fully qualified experienced skipper, Certified under the Boat Safety Scheme, carry £5 million passenger liability insurance, lifejackets, first aid kits and firefighting equipment.

Who are Private Boat Hire?

A local family business established for over 30 years, we offer a selection of five beautiful boats for charter on the River Thames.

Whether celebrating a special occassion, business or simply pleasure then look no further - a trip on one of our luxury boats is for you.

Just have a look at what some of our recent clients have been saying!