Larus

Larus is a traditional Dutch Super Kaagkruiser built in 1967. She benefits from a very large rear cockpit beautifully finished in teak and mahogany, capable of comfortably seating 8 or 9 people.

Larus is a traditional Dutch Super Kaagkruiser built in 1967. She benefits from a very large rear cockpit beautifully finished in teak and mahogany, capable of comfortably seating 8 or 9 people. The large cover over this area can be removed in the sunshine or left in place in inclement weather. There is also a smaller saloon area containing a small table and seating for 6 or 7 people.

Larus benefits from full central heating, a flushing toilet, a small galley and hot and cold running water.

Larus is licensed for 12 passengers. Parties of up to 36 can be catered for by chartering a second, or third boat.

Larus is based at Bray Marina and cruises between Maidenhead and Runnymede passing through Windsor and the Home Park past Windsor Racecourse, Dorney and Bray.

She offers boat hire by the hour and is very popular for Birthdays and Anniversaries amongst family groups. Available for transportation to one of the many riverside restaurants/hotels why not book in at Sir Christopher Wrens House Hotel, Oakley Court, Monkey Island, The Brasserie at Bray Marina or The Waterside Inn. Alternatively Larus can be enjoyed as a venue for a picnic lunch, dinner, afternoon tea or simply sightseeing.

  • Large Open Cockpit
  • Covered Saloon Area
  • Central Heating
  • Fitted Toilet
  • Integrated Speakers
  • iPod Dock
  • 12v Charging Socket

The first hour of your trip onboard Larus from Bray Marina is £195

Additional hours at any time £70 per 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.

For trips starting from a location other than Bray Marina will be subject to the following positioning charges:

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

1 Hour £45
Cliveden, Cookham 1½ - 2½ Hours £90
Runnymede, Staines 3 - 4 Hours £135
Marlow, Hurley 3½ - 4½ Hours £180
Henley, Chertsey 5 Hours £225
Walton, Weybridge 5½ Hours £270
Teddington 7 Hours £300

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.

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