Hire a boat in Greater London

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Rent a boat in Greater London with Click&Boat

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!

How much is it to rent a boat in Greater London?

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.

Where to sail your yacht charter in Greater London

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.

What is the best time to go to Greater London?

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!

Ports where you can start your Greater London yacht hire

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.

  • St. Katherine Docks
  • Limehouse Basin Marina
  • Chiswick Quay
  • Gallions Point Marina
  • South Dock Marina
  • Brentford Dock Marina
  • Chelsea Harbor Marina
  • Greenwich Yacht Club

Hire a skippered yacht in Greater London for a more relaxing holiday

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!

What type of yachts should I rent in Greater London?

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!

Good to know

Number of boats:20 boats available
Types of boats:Motor Yacht, Motorboat, RIB
Average price: £2,015 per day
Minimum price: £129 per day
Maximum price: £5,850 per day
Manufacturers:Azimut, Sunseeker, and more

Frequently Asked Questions about Greater London

What is the cost of hiring a boat in the high season and the low season in Greater London?

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.

How much does a skipper cost per day in Greater London?

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.

How many cabins does a boat have in Greater London?

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.

How many people can sleep on a boat in Greater London?

A boat in Greater London has on average 3 berths. You can find boats with up to 4 berths.

What is the average length of a boat in Greater London?

The average length of a boat in Greater London is 19 meters.

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