The Slipper Launch Collection

Thames Traditional Boat Rally 2006

The rally was held at Fawley Meadows, Henley-on-Thames on the 16th and 17th Jul/y 2005. There will be some familiar launches and some new ones. The sun shone all weekend, as it did for all of July 2006 - fantastic!


The Slipper Launches attending were:

Antalya Baby Greyhound Blue Swan Chatterbox III
Cherry Pie Dandini        Edgewood
Flying Fox Forever J Golden Glory Greyhound
Jayfife Knight Errant Larchwood Picardie
Portofina        Slipstream    Wishbone

Thames Traditional Boat Rally 2006 pictures.....   






Baby Greyhound


Baby Greyhound







Golden Glory



The two remaining  50 foot Slipper Launches:

Knight Errant and Baby Greyhound




Cherry Pie





Cherry Pie and Knight Errant




Blue Swan



Two Swans!


See You Next Year!




The Andrews Trophy

For all slipper stern launches, awarded for restoration, maintenance and presentation.

Awarded to Edgewood - Owner M Crossingham


Sheila Bourne Trophy

The best boat in show. 

Awarded to Antalya       -   Owner: .A. Toop


Osland Trophy

Awarded for structural restoration

Awarded to Edgewood  - Owner M Crossingham


Dean Marine Trophy 

Engine installation and smooth running.

Awarded to Antalya       -   Owner: .A. Toop