Electric Launches

Electric Launches 
Currently only Elver and Flying Duck are available, Otter will be joining soon!
Hire our lovely electric self-drive launches ‘Elver’ and ‘Flying Duck’ – perfect for an outing for up to six to explore the river Avon upstream from Stratford. Simple controls and a quiet electric motor make them easy to operate. Full instruction given, plus a map of the river.

Electric Launch Hire Details

  • Maximum 6 people including children
  • 45 Minutes:  £60.00 (Restricted to only 45 minute hire at this time to allow for cleaning and changeover.)
  • £40 deposit taken on the day
  • Please allow time for instructions/ collection of lifejackets beforehand to enable a timely departure.
  • Online booking has a 24hr cut off.  Please call 01789 267073 to check availability  if you are unable to book.

*Due to demand we are limiting bookings to one booking a day per household to allow more to enjoy our boats. Any extra bookings made will be refunded automatically.

The two Launches will be allocated on an adhoc basis.


Please Note – The Launches are not permitted through the locks. Children must be accompanied by someone who is at least 18 years old. All children under the age of 16 & non-swimmers  must wear a lifejacket, supplied free of charge. Lifejackets and buoyancy aids are freely available to all who wish to use them.

Groups – We regret all male and all female groups are not permitted to hire any of the motorboats.

The operator reserves the right to refuse the hire of any boat, at their absolute discretion.  Any online booking refused, will be fully refunded.

For further information see our Small Boat Hire ~ Terms and Conditions.