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M.V Churchill
M.V Churchill

M.V Churchill

About M.V Churchill

M.V Churchill has been restored to her former glory and is now available for private hire on the River Thames. Churchill can comfortably carry up to 12 passengers to and from multiple destinations on the River Thames. The interior saloon is furnished with sleek upholstery and an elegant wood finish. The alfresco deck features padded seating where you and your guests can sit back, relax and watch the sights of London pass by.

Churchill is perfect for high-speed transfers to and from venues such as the o2 Arena and a wide range of Canapés and reception drinks are available to compliment your charter. Whether you are looking for a small vessel for a sightseeing cruise, river transfer or romantic cruise travel in comfort aboard M.V Churchill.

M.V Churchill started her life on the River Thames as a Thames Police Supervision Launch named ‘Patrick Colquhoun’. Built in Southampton and completed at Richmond upon Thames she spent her many years of service ferrying Commissioners and VIP’s along the River Thames. She was affectionately known as “Royal” having carried Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother to the funeral of Winston Churchill.


  • Enclosed Saloon 9 sq. m
  • Spacious Aft Deck 8 sq. m
  • Bluetooth Sound System***
  • Drink Facilities Available
  • Toilet Facilities


Transfers | 12 Capacity

Sightseeing | 12 Capacity

Tarifs d'affrètement

Daytime Charter Rates

Monday – Thursday | £643.50* (3-Hours)

Friday – Sunday ** | £841.50 (3-Hours)

Evening Charter Rates

Monday – Thursday | £709.50* (3-Hours)

Friday – Sunday ** | £924.00* (3-Hours)

After Midnight Surcharge | £100.00 (Per Hour)

Optional Extras

Extra Pier Stop | £25 (+VAT (Per Stop)

Lay Up Fee | Each hour is charged at 50% of the hourly rate

Own Catering Surcharge | £50 (+VAT)

Extra Daytime Hours

Monday – Thursday | £214.50* (Per Hour)

Friday – Sunday ** | £280.50 (Per Hour)*

Extra Evening Hours

Monday – Thursday | £236.50 (Per Hour)

Friday – Sunday ** | £308.00 (Per Hour)

M.V Churchill Gallery

* All Executive Launch charters are charged at a minimum of 3-hours.

** Friday – Sunday Rates apply on all Bank Holidays. Bespoke rates apply for New Year’s Eve & Special Events including but not limited to Bonfire Weekend, Lord Mayor’s Show Weekend & Halloween Weekend.

*** Sound Equipment or Bluetooth Sound Systems are not included in the vessel charter rates. Any sound requirements are subject to an extra charge.

Download M.V Churchill Brochure: English