There is no better way to see the 32 boroughs of Greater London than by boat. Sailing along the River Thames is the perfect holiday for families and friends to make unforgettable memories. At Click&Boat you can rent a boat in Greater London to get the full experience, explore the length of the Thames, and visit central London and its surrounding areas from the comfort of the water. Go to Uxbridge and sail along the River Pinn, or exercise your sea legs on the Celandine Route where you can see the vast green spaces and vegetation in the area. Take your London yacht charter to the Chingford Reservoir, the largest sailing area in London, with 420 acres of sparkling freshwater. Here you can windsurf, paddleboard, and wing foil as well as race your vessel if you fancy a bit of healthy competition. If you’re keen on a beach day, head to Ruislip Lido, a local favourite and family-friendly beach. Sunbathe on the golden sands and stroll about the sprawling nature reserve which is double the size of Hyde Park!
At Click&Boat, you can rent a yacht in London and surrounding areas, but the price will differ depending on the duration of your rental, the type of vessel, and the time of year you’re looking to travel. Below is a list of average yacht rental prices in Greater London.
A motorboat hire in Greater London costs approximately £3,354/day or £23,478/week for 12 guests.
Rent a boat in London to see the centre and all of its boroughs. When you’re done seeing the famous sights like Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, the London Eye, and Big Ben, sail to the outskirts for a more authentic London adventure. In Greater London, you can visit the former ancient market town of Kingston upon Thames, and see where the Saxon kings were crowned. Head south to see Sutton and take a deep sea scuba diving course, or walk the River Wandle trail and admire the chalk stream. Ditch the T and hire a boat on the Thames for the full London and Greater London experience.
The best time to visit Greater London is during the summer months, as temperatures are at their highest and precipitation levels, their lowest. The highest average temperature is in July at 22°C and if you’re lucky, you’ll even get some sun!
Sailing in Greater London is a special experience and because there are dozens of boroughs to explore, there are many marinas where you can dock your London boat hire.
At Click&Boat we have different options for boat hires in London, some of which include a skipper. It is always recommended to hire a boat with a skipper for a more relaxing holiday. Skippers will sail the yacht all over Greater London and because they will most likely be a local, they can take you to some lesser-known locations that you won’t find on travel websites. Sail like a local with a skipper!
If you’re looking for a private yacht hire in London or the surrounding areas, a sailboat is a great option for a weekly rental and because the water on the Thames is calmer than the sea, it is an ideal location to practice your sailing skills. Houseboats are also a wonderful option for cruising along the canals, and many of them are equipped with heat!
The average cost of hiring a boat in Greater London in the high season is around £7,049 per day, while in the low season it is around £5,874 per day.
The price of a skipper varies depending on the destination and the owner of the boat. In Greater London, you can expect to pay an average of £100 per day for a skipper.
Boats in Greater London have an average of 2 cabins. If you travel with a large group, you can book boats with up to 3 cabins.
A boat in Greater London has on average 3 berths. You can find boats with up to 4 berths.
The average length of a boat in Greater London is 19 meters.
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