Fringilla is a classic 34' Van lent motor yacht, built in 1960 in the renowned shipyard of Van Lent & Zonen in Holland, she has recently been renovated to a very high standard.

Fringilla is a classic 34' Van lent motor yacht, built in 1960 in the renowned shipyard of Van Lent & Zonen in Holland, she has been recently renovated to a very high standard.

The hull and roof of the boat are white and the exterior cabin walls are varnished teak with restored original chrome fittings. The inside is mainly teak with deep red furnishings and blue carpet; all of which make it very comfortable and relaxing on the eye. There is a saloon area with fitted bar in the centre of the boat, an open deck with canopy at the rear and leading to the bow a toilet and fitted galley.

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

Fringilla is based in Maidenhead and cruises between Windsor and Marlow passing along some of the most beautiful parts of the upper Thames. Boarding from Maidenhead allows you to see the Cliveden Reach with its restored period cottages and National Trust gardens and Bray with it's beautiful riverside houses and world famous restaurants during a 2 hour trip.

She can be hired as transportation to one of the many riverside restaurants/hotels or can be enjoyed as a venue for a picnic lunch, dinner, afternoon tea or simply sightseeing.

  • Large Sun Roof
  • Open Rear Deck
  • Heated Saloon
  • Fitted Toilet
  • Integrated Speakers
  • iPod Dock
  • 12v Charging Socket

The first hour of your trip onboard Fringilla from Maidenhead is £270

Additional hours at any time £110 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 Maidenhead will be subject to the following positioning charges:

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

1 Hour £45
Cookham, Windsor 1½ - 2½ Hours £90
Marlow, Hurley 4 Hours £135
Runnymede, Staines 4 - 5 Hours £180
Henley, Chertsey 5 Hours £225
Walton, Weybridge 5½ - 6 Hours £270
Teddington 8 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.

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