Established in 1978 and continuing today as a family run business, we at French Brothers pride ourselves on our professionalism and dedication to the customer, never losing sight of even the smallest detail.
From short cruises along the Thames to extravagant corporate affairs and wedding receptions, French Brothers really are the boat operator of choice.
With a long history of providing boat hire for a huge range of events, backed up by our experienced professional team, French Brothers is established as the leader in river based events on the upper Thames. All of our vessels are available for charter. They are a fantastic venue for an event or party.
Whether you are looking for boat hire for a small family celebration or an important corporate event, we can provide the venue to suit your needs.
Charters available throughout the year as well as key events such as:
> Windsor Races
> Henley Regatta
> Henley Festival
> Swan Upping
> Hampton Court Flower Show
We have a range of boats with various capacities and are suitable for groups of up to 180.
We also have two beautiful Victorian steamboats available, for when only the best will do.
French Brothers really do have something for everyone!
We have a range of packages designed to ease the pressure on party organisers.
Each package is inclusive of boat hire charges, catering and entertainment, as well as decorations and arrival drinks where specified.
You pay a fixed, per head price for your chosen package with no hidden extras!
Weddings & Hen Party’s
Hosting your wedding reception on board has never been easier. Packages offer a simple one stop shop with all the elements needed for a successful wedding reception afloat.
The formal reception for up to 62 is held during the afternoon cruise, after which the boat returns to collect additional evening guests for a less formal party for up to 150 guests.
Public Trips & Special Events
We offer a huge range of public boat trips & special events along the Upper Thames. These include round trips as well as trips between riverside towns.
Trips are available from:
Windsor - Runnymede - Maidenhead - Staines - Chertsey - Hampton Court
Based on the Thames at Windsor, Runnymede and Maidenhead, French Brothers luxury passenger boat operators offer a variety of boats and services specifically designed for the group organiser and tour operator.
In 2015 the world celebrates the 800th anniversary of the origins of democracy and the sealing of Magna Carta by King John at Runnymede.
French Brothers are proud to announce a selection of cruises with special commentary highlighting the memorials and other points of interest.