Join the Little Ship Club
The Little Ship Club is a yacht club for sailors, power boaters and non-sailors alike.
Being a member of the Little Ship Club enables you to:
Enjoy sailing in good company whether you have a boat or not
Learn and gain new sailing skills that make your sailing more enjoyable
Enjoy private members dining in our beautiful Thameside Club in the heart of London
Join in with our social events and lecture programmes in the clubhouse
and much, much more
Here's a summary of what you get from the Little Ship Club
Organised sailing events
Our members organise sailing events in UK coastal waters, the English Channel and further afield including the Caribbean and Mediterranean.
We organise rallies, cruises during the sailing season and Solent Fast Cruises over the winter. This year we have events on the South coast, East coast, the Caribbean and Italy. In 2018 we holding a joint cruise with our sister club in the USA, The Corinthians, where members sail as guests on each other's yachts.
Sail whatever your experience
You don't have to be a boat owner or an experienced sailor to enjoy your membership. There are plenty of opportunities available for you to gain experience with our other members.
Use our Crew service that matches up skippers and crews for Little Ship Club events and for members making their own voyages.
Enjoy our Thameside club
Our stunning riverside club has great views over the Thames. It's a wonderful place to relax, bring friends and have a meal from our top class menu. You can enjoy lunch any weekday, and lights snacks and refreshments are available throughout the day.
Top notch training to improve your sailing
We offer a number of RYA training programmes to make your sailing safer and more enjoyable. We also have our own club-based courses such as rope work and practical weather forecasting.
Great value accommodation
We have 5 cabins you can use for great value accommodation in the heart of London. Each cabin fits two, bunk-bed style, and you can order a breakfast at the club as well.
We have lots of discounts for members for all sorts of goods and services.
The Club has a comprehensive reference and lending library, which doubles as a venue for our Tuesday night lectures.
Enjoy membership across the world
We have reciprocal membership with other sailing clubs across the globe.
We also have a global network of officers providing local knowledge to help you with your passage planning, restaurants and marina facilities.
Meet new friends
Join us in the convivial atmosphere of our weekly Club Nights. Enjoy our guest speakers, covering a very wide range of topics. Meet other members over a two-course club supper all in our wonderful building on the Thames.
Get instant membership to the Little Ship Club
If you're ready for the Little Ship Club, take out a trial membership with us today and click the button below...
2 month trial membership
|Benefit||Trial membership||Full membership|
|Wining and dining at the clubhouse|
|Tuesday Club Nights|
|All social events|
|Skippers and crews|
|Reduced fees for all one day training courses|
|Use of the Library|
|UK East Coast rallies and meets|
|UK South Coast rallies and meets|
|Reduced fees on extended training courses|
|Fast cruise series events|
|Right to fly the club's defaced Blue Ensign|
|Right to use reciprocal clubs|
|Right to vote at the AGM|
Wait...where’s the annual membership?
If you're ready for the Little Ship Club, trial membership is best.
This is so you can see if the Little Ship Club suits you.
You can move onto an annual rate if you like us, or leave with no obligation.
Our annual membership rates are below.
|Membership Category||Paid annually by Direct Debit*||
Paid Monthly by
UK under 30 (U30)
|21.00 per month|
UK under 40 (U40)
Aged under 40 yrs as of 1 Nov
|308.00||28.00 per month|
London Member (L)
|498.00||43.00 per month|
|Country Member (C)
Lives and works outside the M25 and aged 40yrs plus as of 1 Nov
|388.00||34.00 per month|
|Overseas Member (OM) Residing overseas||213.00||17.75 per month|
Associate Member (AM)
|263.00||24.00 per month|
|Relatives under age 18 refer to office (CH)||Free||Free|
|UK Social Partner (P)||143.00||14.00 per month|
|Spouse/Partner of Overseas Member (POM)||68.00||7.50 per month|
+ 67 Senior Members(SM)Members over 67 at 1 Nov and who has completed 10 years of continuous membership before 1st Nov
|233.00||21.00 per month|
|Joining Fee (***)
All Membership Categories except Students
|Household Membership||Category Rate + 50%||Available to two directly -related adults living at the same address and their children under 21 (if applicable)|
* Annual Direct Debits are collected in November** Direct Debit Authorities must be completed for all subscription categories (except for Overseas Members without UK bank accounts). *** Joining fee will be collected with the first Direct Debit. If you are a student under 30 and in full-time education, please contact the office for our concessionary subscription rate.****Monthly Direct Debit - when paying monthly by direct debit if you resign mid-year you are liable for the remaining fees to 31st October.