Blackfeather News


Spring is here – enjoy a Thames river cruise

Book a Thames river cruise today. It’s lovely to be back on water now that Spring is here and the Summer is looming around the corner. We’ve been making the most of the lighter evenings on our Thames river cruise, travelling up and down the river taking in the beautiful sites and smells in the air. Blackfeather Boat Charter offers private boat hire in the heart of Henley-on-Thames. Our cruises […]


Blackfeather Boat Hampers

We’ve had a blast so far this summer on Blackfeather boat, and it’s not over yet! We’ve teamed up with the Local Larder to offer locally sourced, fresh hampers and delicious drinks. You can find an example menu below: • Spinach, pine nut & feta filo tarts • Smoked mackerel, new potato & spring onion quiche • Pea, mint & mascarpone pate • Marinated olives • Cheese straws • Smoked […]


Thank You

Last season we moved Blackfeather from Poole Harbour, down on the South Coast, to the River Thames near Henley. With so much to see, from the beautiful, picturesque scenery to the many wonderful events which run throughout the year, like the Henley Royal Regatta, we have thoroughly enjoyed the season on the Thames. We would like to thank all our customers and friends who enjoyed cruising with us on the river […]

Hen Do Boat Day

Cook Curry Club at the Local Larder

Why not enjoy an evening river cruise with Blackfeather followed by a scrumptious home-cooked curry either onboard or back at the marina? We enjoyed a delicious curry at  the Local Larder at Val Wyatt marina on Friday evening. As the sun slowly went down over the English countryside, The Cook Curry Club arrived with a delicious home-cooked Indian for us to tuck into. Included was a selection of wholesome dishes […]


A glorious Easter weekend

Easter in Henley-on-Thames There was no better way to kick off the Easter bank holiday weekend than with a surprise birthday onboard Blackfeather. The sun was shining, the Champagne was on ice and the skipper was ready to welcome the birthday boy. After the initial surprise, we headed downstream towards Henley. The great thing about being onboard a boat, is that you can get to see places you can’t by car, […]


Happy Earth Day

This photo was taken along the Thames at the weekend on the way to Henley. See some of England’s most beautiful landscapes onboard Blackfeather boat. Happy Earth Day 2014!