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

On the horizon

On our radar


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  Fonthill Media

 Published by Fernhurst Books

Published by Adlard Coles Nautical, Bloomsbury

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

A la carte menu


Smoked halibut, trout salmon, horseradish and dill cream, pickled beetroot £9.80

Confit of chicken and duck rillettes, plum and prune puree, celeriac remoulade £9.50

Goat’s cheese brulee, roasted pear, chestnut, sun blush tomato, honey and lemon

Vinaigrette £8.95


Main course

Slow cooked beef, smoked squash puree creamed potatoes, buttered Savoy cabbage £17.95

Trio of Pork cheek fillet and smoked belly fondant potato, kale, carrot puree £18.90

Pan-fried seabass, artichoke and fennel gnocchi, sage beurre blanc, roasted courgette £19.90

Vegetarian of the day £11.95



Chocolate cheesecake, vanilla ice-cream £7.80

Bakewell blueberry tart £7.95

Selection of British cheeses and biscuits £8.95


Coffee & Tea with a mince pie £3.50

(Espresso, Cappuccino, Latte, White coffee, Americano and a selection of infusions and Tea)

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, roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables
Tuesday: Roast chicken, roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables
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

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