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Ratty – an Edwardian single skiff by Timms


A single skiff with bespoke trailer

Ratty is a smart 1906 Timms single skiff from the Edwardian era which you could describe as the heyday of skiffing when hundreds gathered at regattas dressed in special boating costumes and seated in varnished mahogany skiffs and punts. […]

Hennerton Queen – Andrews slipper stern launch



Andrews slipper launch - hull number 376

Hennerton Queen was originally called Greyhound and has had only three owners since she was constructed by the Thames at the eponymous Andrews boatyard in 1953. The current owners have enjoyed using and maintaining her for the last thirty […]

Lucky Star – a Nautilus cruising canoe


A paddling, sailing, camping Nautilus canoe

Nautilus cruising canoes were designed for cruising on rivers, lakes and even the sea. In fact Lucky Star has been sailed competitively in her home port of Burnham on Crouch by the current owner. However pleasure cruising, now often […]

Clementine – Frolic 21 electric launch

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A bespoke Frolic 21 electric launch

Built as a bespoke open launch by David Brownjohn in 2000 on a Steam and Electric Launch Company GRP hull in off white, Clementine was electrified in the first year of ownership by its owner who loved the peace […]

Minnie Shoo Shoo – a motorised canoe

£29,950 inc. bespoke trailer

A rare motorised canoe

Bearing the Thames Vintage Boat Club plaque no. 47 this is indeed an exceptional craft and probably the most exceptional of all the canoes I have ever sold.

Minnie Shoo Shoo was used right up to 1973 as a hire […]

Sweet Chestnut – an exquisite single skiff


An exquisite single skiff

Sweet Chestnut is a fine example of the workmanship emerging from the Hambleden Boatyard run by Colin and Lucie Henwood. Colin has trained many talented boatbuilders over the years including Will Howard who built this single skiff in 2005.She […]

Maken – a nineteen thirties Norwegian runabout

Offers invited around £29,500 for this unique launch

A nineteen thirties Norwegian runabout with trailer

Maken which means seagull in Norwegian is a typical runabout from the nineteen thirties. The boat was designed by the eponymous designer in Skilso Norway, Furuholmen. Apparently the main shipwright working on her was called Roland! The vendor even […]

Kitty – SOLD


A level riding Chris Craft deluxe Runabout

Finished in varnish mahogany with chrome trim and V-type sloping windshield. Hull number 18076 and engine number 205580. Her 95hp engine allows her a top speed of 31mph. In 2002 she was capable of 25 knots on a flat […]

Chris Craft Silver Arrow


A Chris Craft Silver Arrow, built in the USA in 1958 of wood encased in resin.

One of only 92 built, Lady Penelope is a Chris Craft Silver Arrow – the first image shows a number of them on Lake Algonac. Constructed entirely of wood for strength, she was then covered in fibreglass and is […]

Debonair – vintage motor launch



A lovely vintage motor launch

Built by Harry Gibbs at Hampton Wick in the roaring twenties and therefore predating slipper stern launches but very much influenced by automobile design at that time, Gibbs launches are sought after by Thames enthusiasts for their elegance and […]