Self Drive Ts&Cs

Self Drive Boats – Ts&Cs

Check out our conditions of hire for day-boat rentals

Self drive hire conditions

In addition to our general conditions of hire the following additional terms apply:
1.) Prices include fuel, VAT, lock tolls and insurance.

2.) Hirers are responsible for any loss or damage to the craft if caused by their negligence.

3.) Payment for the period of hire must be made before the commencement of hire.

4.) We do not accept advance bookings for self drive launches by the hour.

5.) Minimum hire periods for advance booking of our self drive launches are as follows:
- Olympic/Antaris class full day 11am-6pm OR
- Olympic/Antaris class half day slots (April, May September, October only) 10am-2pm / 2pm-6pm
- Pilot / Fisher class full day 10am-6pm
- Edwardian class full day 11am-6pm

6.) To hire self drive boats for less than a day or half day (as detailed above) advance booking is not possible – please drop by our rental point on the day of your visit and if the boat you are interested in is available, you can hire by the hour.

7.) All self-drive rentals are subject to river conditions on the day.

7.) If more than 1 Boat is booked under the same party a £100 deposit per boat will be held against any damage made to the boat


Specific Information for Advanced Bookings:
8.) Advance bookings for a day or half day are only bookable online (please visit our booking site).

9.) If you proceed with on-line payment you are agreeing to our terms and conditions of hire.

10.) Cancellation policy: no refunds will be given unless river conditions prevent the hire taking place.

11.) It is not possible to book online during the Henley Royal Regatta period - special terms of booking exist. 
 Please call 01491 572035 to book

If you have any further questions regarding Hobbs of Henley's self drive boats Ts&Cs,
please contact us

Contact us

British Marine logo
Share by: