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.

Port Chantereyne in Cherbourg offers all Little Ship Club members a 20% discount. For full details, terms & conditions, plus information on the marina, please visit

View our current Sailing Programme for rallies, fast cruises & on-the-water events

Tuesday Club Night: New Members' Night with talk by Richard Keen, followed by Club Supper

On the horizon


Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 18:00
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 19:00
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 09:00
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 19:00
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 17:30

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 our radar

90th Anniversary Dinner at Trinity House

The Little Ship Club 90th Anniversary Dinner will be held on 28 October in Trinity House. A black tie, three-course dinner to celebrate our 90 years.

Historic Croatia Rally from Trogir to Vis

Click here for lots of information on the Commodore's forthcoming Cruise to some of Croatia’s most beautiful and historic islands in September 2016 as part of our 90th anniversary celebrations.

Results and report from the Thames Trafalgar Race 2016

Results, report and pictures from the fourth Thames Trafalgar Race


Little Ship Club is in the very heart of London. We are the only sailing club in the City; five minutes from Bank, Mansion House & Cannon Street, and just over the water from London Bridge.

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

Published by Adlard Coles Nautical, Bloomsbury

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

Published by Fernhurst Books, the latest edition of West Country Cruising continues the valuable role of being both an excellent pilot guide to some of the very finest cruising grounds around our c

Published in paperback by New Wave Press

A la carte menu


Soup of the Day £5.00

Wild mushroom, truffle and onion tart, lemon and thyme Hollandaise £8.00

London smoked salmon, quail egg, breakfast radish, caviar £8.65

Confit of chicken terrine, roast shallot Tatin, chervil vinaigrette £8.50


Main course

Roast pork belly, sage risotto, Savoy cabbage, crackling £17.50

Chicken Ballotine, truffle scented potatoes, wild mushroom, smoked squash purees £17.95

Teriyaki salmon, braised Pak choy, sesame noodles £16.95

Vegetarian of the day £10.95



Spiced pear and apple crumble with Vanilla ice-cream £5.95

Rose water panna cotta, chocolate sorbet £5.95

Selection of British cheeses and biscuits £7.95


Coffee & Tea £2.95

(Espresso, 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: Roast chicken with chipolata sausages and chef's vegetables of the day
Tuesday: Roast loin of Pork with apple sauce and chef's vegetables of the day
Wednesday: Curry of the day
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