Large Passenger Boats
The Interceptor, Flagship of Chas Newens Marine is available for private and corporate hire with a passenger capacity of up to 28 people.
Especially Designed with a large open rear cockpit a luxurious inside seating area complete with toilet and galley facilities, along with full heating and air conditioning.
Perfect for hosting those corporate receptions complete with 3 course meal or even just as a luxury transfer between venues with a champagne reception.
The Interceptor is Perfect for just about any occasion.
A period boat, constructed from mahogany and teak in 1965 by Thorneycroft, but now with modern central heating and air conditioning plant.
Interceptor was built with the style and elegance demanded by the directors of the Ford Motor Company and was moored opposite their factory at Dagenham. The directors held their board meetings and also entertained their American counterparts on-board. Her name is taken from the well known car.
The large windows in the saloon allow the splendour of the River Thames to be enjoyed to its full extent at a sedate speed whilst enjoying food and drink from a well appointed galley. However, new powerful engines give the 16 ton vessel a top speed of 12-14 knots when required.
In fine weather, the quarterdeck is often used for pre-dinner drinks or to watch one of numerous firework displays that are all too common over London - in either case, panoramic views of London are there to be enjoyed by all.
The maximum number of passengers allowed on board is 28 (which includes to include any catering or front of house staff). for catering on board our limits are 18 for a Silver Service Meal, 22 for a Buffet and 24 for Canapès. When on charter, Interceptor has a crew of 2; a Skipper and Mate.
Interceptor, can be dressed overall such as in the photograph with her off the Tower of London, to add to the occasion.
She is equally at home transferring performers or guests to the O2 in Greenwich providing a comfortable venue for conferences or dinner parties in Central London through to the Pageantry of events such as the Great River Race or the Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race held over the championship course between Putney and Mortlake