Our Thames River boats

When searching for the ideal Thames river boat for your event, look no further than Thames Leisure’s remarkably diverse fleet. Together, William B, Dutch Master, Tideway and Sailing Barge Will offer modern, comfortable and affordable private boats on the River Thames while maintaining exceptionally high standards. Whether you’re looking for private boat hire, ticketed cruises or the perfect solution to impress a corporate group, our wide range of Thames river boats can be tailored to suit any event.

There’s even the option to open end your event by opening Tower Bridge exclusively for your guests!

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Dutch Master – Our flagship river cruiser for up to 375 guests. Two floors of music and two bars to deliver great times!

William B – Perfect for corporate hospitality and birthdays alike for up to 120 guests. William B has a large open deck and smart, contemporary saloon with large windows for viewing London’s sites.

Tideway – The smallest vessel in the fleet – ideal for river transport, small gatherings and site seeing tours.

Sailing Barge Will – The great grandfather, SB Will is 90 this year! A beautiful historic vessel will wow up to 50 guests with a stunning mahogany saloon. Her tall mast also ensures Tower Bridge will open for your guests.

Please see our prices for charter hire details or call us on 0207 623 1805 for a quote!

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William B

The recently refurbished William B, offers a cool and contemporary take on river cruising. With a sensational open viewing deck and a seated capacity of 120 guests, she is the pride of fleet when it comes to sightseeing and exceptional dining.

Dutch Master

For an explosive party for up to 375 guests, look no further than Dutch Master. She has been witness to some of the most exhilarating DJs on the Thames and her reputation is kept alive through private boat parties and established promoters alike.

Sailing Barge Will

For something entirely different, immerse yourself in the historic Thames with our old Thames Sailing Barge, Will. Her beautiful wood panelled saloon can seat 40 for a lavish seated dinner and she can open Tower Bridge exclusively for your guests!


Tideway offers a more intimate perspective on the Thames cruise. Accommodating up to 85 guests, she can transport you anywhere in London combining great views with a fully stocked bar. Spread over two decks, Tideway is an incredibly versatile vessel.

We had a fantastic party on the William B on Saturday, I wanted to say a big thank you to all concerned, it was terrific. Thanks to the captain and crew, it was a wonderful trip up and down the Thames, everyone enjoyed themselves. Please pass on my thanks to everyone concerned. We’ll recommend you to anyone thinking along the same lines as I was

Tom Flemming - William B - 23rd February 2013