The Sea, It's In Our Blood

 We welcome all yachting & motorboat enthusiasts who want to truly raise their standard. We have impressive sailing and social programmes.  If, like us, you have the sea in your blood, come and join us and we’ll guarantee you a warm ‘Little Ship Club’ welcome.

Impress your guests

Our magnificent clubhouse by the River in the City of London boasts fine dining and unique overnight cabin accommodation. It is fully accessible with adjacent parking. The whole venue can be hired for up to 250 guests, with catering provided by our in-house team, who provide a wonderful club lunch and A la Carte menu.

Training courses for all

Our Blue Defaced Ensign was awarded by the Admiralty in 1938 in recognition of our training of Royal Naval reserve officers. Today we offer these same fine standards with our RYA shore-based training courses. Gain invaluable knowledge delivered by experienced trainers to excellent standards.

Channel Islands Cruise 2016 with the Corinthians

Places for this ever-popular cruise are going fast.  Make your reservation or find out more by clicking here.

Skippers and Crew

Make the most of our unique Skippers and Crew service when you join the Little Ship Club. A great way to find the perfect crew or the ideal skipper for your level of experience. (Members only). 

On the horizon


Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 19:00
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 19:00
Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 11:00
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 19:00
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 18:50

Message by a senior member of LSC in response to Paris Attacks

The only sailing club in the City of London, walking distance from five stations, paid adjacent car parking or come by boat!

On our radar

Thames Trafalgar Race 2015 results and pictures

The Thames Trafalgar Race 2015 saw a record number of entries doing battle with the Thames tides and light winds on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 October. Read the report and see results here.

Channel Islands Cruise 2016 – booking open!

Join our Corinthian friends from the USA to sail the Channel Islands Cruise in July 2016.  Find out more or make a booking here

HPO reunion at Shannon Cruise

At the recent LSC Shannon Rally in Ireland several HPOs had the opportunity to meet together....


“I joined the Little Ship Club to do my Dayskipper training when I bought my first boat. It's given me excellent qualifications and a ready source of crew ever since.”

On the Thames in the heart of London

Visit our Library

The Club has a small but comprehensive collection of specialist books on all aspects of boats and boating, covering boats, cruising, fiction, history, meteorology, navigation, racing, sails and much more.

Click here to find out more

Book reviews

This book is a memoir of a far from average experience of WW11.

Published by : Pantaenius

For planning and actually cruising the Med this almanac, published by Imray Nautical,  is a must.

Published by : Adlard Coles Nautical

I read this as someone who has never sailed the Atlantic, but has a notion I’d like to. Did I find this useful?

A la carte menu


Soup of the Day £5.00

Minted pea, feta and broad bean tart, rocket cress olive oil £6.95

Pressed corn fed chicken, wild mushroom, soft boiled quail egg £7.95

Tiger prawn and oriental vegetable salad, sweet chilli and garlic £9.50


Main course

Rump of lamb, dauphinoise potato, smoked carrot puree £19.25

Pork tenderloin fillet, celeriac mash, Savoy cabbage, roast apple in cider £16.25

Fillets of red mullet, crushed potatoes, and ratatouille sauce £15.50

Vegetarian of the day £10.95



Chocolate and Baileys tart with honeycomb ice-cream and praline £6.50

Lemon posset with berries and short bread crumble £5.95

Selection of British cheeses and biscuits £7.95


Coffee & Tea £2.95 (Espresso, Cappuccino, Latte, White coffee, Americano and a selection of infusions and Tea)

Our menu dishes are prepared in environments that are not totally free from Allergen ingredients. Should you have concerns about the ingredients in our dishes; please do not hesitate to ask a member of our catering team who will happily assist you.

The restaurant is open from 12.30 to 15.30 with last orders at 14.15 All prices include VAT

Perfect for meetings, receptions and celebrations

Boasting an impressive stretch of Thames-side luxury, fully accessible with adjacent parking, and catering provided by our in-house team, the Little Ship Club provides a great opportunity to make your event special. The whole venue can be hired for up to 250 guests.

For all room hire enquiries please contact our maketing partner ITA on 020 7392 3998 or click here


This week's club menu

Monday: Salmon fishcake with wilted greens and chervil sauce
Tuesday: Roast loin of Pork with apple sauce and chef's vegetables of the day
Wednesday: Chicken curry and rice
Thursday: Roast gammon, parsley sauce, roasted potatoes, seasonal vegetables
Friday: Beer battered haddock, hand-cut chips, mushy peas and tartare sauce

LSC Forum

Welcome to the newsletter of the LSC-CLC Forum. To download the newsletter, 'Your Ideas for Improving the Club', please click here

We are an RYA Training Centre and deliver all the RYA shorebased courses in the comfort of our Bell Wharf Lane Clubhouse