Cheetah – Andrews slipper stern launch

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A rare varnished mahogany Andrews slipper stern launch

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Here however is Cheetah with her varnished mahogany/ pine interior and carvel mahogany exterior showing the beauty of the shape with no distraction. The discreet navy antifouling complements the navy hood. There is a matching full […]

Margot – An electric Duffy 18

A Duffy 18 electric launch with trailer

Imported from Duffy California in about 2000 and having had only two owners since new on the Thames, Margot has recently been subjected to rigorous testing by her expert owner.  She has an inboard 5hp 36 volt motor with […]

Maken – a nineteen thirties Norwegian runabout

Offers invited around £35,000 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

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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 […]

Rosvic – A 30ft Andrews slipper stern launch – SOLD

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Rare 30 ft Andrews Slipper Launch No. 323

Rosvic is a rare 30ft Andrews Slipper Launch purchased by the current owner in 1987.  In 1988/89 she was totally restored by Michael Dennett and since this time been kept and maintained at Dennett’s Boatyard in Laleham.

She has varnished […]

Belle Glen – a motorised open diesel launch

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A 19ft contemporary classic in mock clinker GRP with a mahogany fit out

A smart river launch for sale ready to go on the Thames with seating for 8 and optional trailer.

Lady Helen – SOLD

A unique electric launch

Colin Henwood had been working with Andrew Wolstenholme, the yacht designer, on a design for a 21ft launch. The owner of Lady Helen had purchased a contemporary river side property and was looking for a suitable boat to moor […]

Pebbles – a composite 4 seater fast launch

Fab zippy fun launch for 4

The Pebbles launch is a fast trailable four seater with an outboard and remote steering. Ideal for classic boat events of just for having fun on the river.

Asterisk* – a 45ft Bates Starcraft renamed Esperance

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The big sister of the Starcraft fleet, Thames based

A Bates Starcraft and the largest of the fleet with a fine flying bridge and plenty of room on board.

Arabella – a hybrid electric saloon launch

An exceptional hybrid gentleman's launch

An extremely pretty gentleman’s launch in great condition with an unusual clerestory roof, toilet compartment and galley, built of mahogany on oak in 1932 by Taylor Bates of Chertsey where she was named Kelpiette. She was restored initially by […]