As Christmas draws near, why not surprise a loved one with a Little Ship Club gift voucher? These vouchers, ranging from £5 to £50, can be used for training courses, merchandise and membership (Trial and Full). 

LSC Gift Vouchers

LSC Christmas Carol Service

The annual carol service will be held at St Michael Paternoster Royal Church and will be followed by a traditional Christmas Dinner in the Club.

 Members and guests only

Club Night: Turkish Dinner [OPEN EVENING]

A Turkish-themed Club Night with a presentation about sailing in Turkey followed by Turkish food

 Members and guests only

RNLI College Visit: Poole, Dorset. Sat 25th January

A tour of the RNLI College in Poole, Dorset.

 Members and guests only

Mallorca Cruise - 2020

Block your diary for June 6th - 12th, 2020 as an exciting rally to Mallorca has been organised! A chance to visit amazing historical ports such as Ciutadella, Port Mahon and Port Pollenca; register your interest today.

 Members and guests only

Upcoming training

Basic ropework course | Little Ship Club
09 Jan 2020 to 23 Jan 2020

The course introduces elements of practical seamanship and a little useful theory, as well as rope handling which is designed to relate strictly to the requirements of modern cruisers – no unnecessary nonsense. 

 Non-members welcome
RYA Radar Course
04 Feb 2020

The RYA radar course covers the fundamentals of radar and the principles of modes of operation, including propagation, determination of bearing and speed and setting of safety limits.

 Non-members welcome
05 Feb 2020 to 08 Apr 2020

The RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Shorebased course extends the techniques learned on the Day Skipper course. Some aspects of navigation are studied in more detail and additional seamanship subjects are introduced.

 Non-members welcome

Food and drink

Our dining room is open to our members and all members of the City Livery Club, RYA Gold members, Royal Navy and Merchant Navy members, and any members of RYA affiliated sailing clubs for personal dining only.

Breakfast: 8.30am to 10.30am.  

Lunch: 12.30 until 15.30 (last orders at 14.15). A choice of bar snacks, the Club lunch or our A la carte menu.

Bar: open until 8pm (5pm Fridays). Closed to CLC Members after 5pm on Tuesdays.

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.


Soup of the day


Main course

Monday: Roast leg of lamb with mint sauce,  roasted vegetables & roast potatoes

Tuesday: Burger of the day, chips & salad

Wednesday: Curry of the Day

Thursday: Honey Roasted Gammon, mustard sauce, roasted vegetables & roast potatoes

Friday: Fish and Chips


(Monday to Thursday dishes may be subject to change.)

 Smoked Mackerel and horseradish pâté, grilled toast & apple chutney  £10.00

Prawn cocktail, bloody Mary sauce and crisp iceberg lettuce £12.00

Pressed ham hock, piccalilli with toasted soda bread £10.00

Sage breaded, crispy Cornish brie, cranberry and port chutney (v) £10.00


Main Course
Slow-cooked beef feather blade, horseradish creamed potatoes, buttered winter greens, forest mushrooms £22.00

Turkey Ballontine, apricot and sage stuffing, roasted potatoes, root vegetables £20.00

Hake Bubble & Squeak, puy lentils, samphire, beurre noisette £22.00

Lamb shank, olive oil mash, cassoulet beans £22.00

Puy lentil, chestnut mushroom, spinach pithivier, Jerusalem artichoke purée, sage crushed potatoes and roasted chestnuts (v) £18.00


Christmas pudding, brandy sauce, fruit compote £9.00

Mulled wine poached pear and cinnamon ice cream £8.00

Chocolate and Baileys tart, vanilla ice cream, salted caramel £8.00

Cheese and biscuits £9.00

Mince pies & a hot beverage £4.50 each

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Honorary Port Officers

Our Honorary Port Officers are scattered across the globe. Each one knows how to get the best out of any port you visit. Navigational approaches, berths, where to go, what to do, what to eat and how to make the best of your visit.

 Find Honorary Port Officers

Book reviews

Designing by the seat of my pants - Memoir by Ron Holland


Excellent advice from a expert

Advice at every level, for cruisers and racers alike.  Words and pictures.  Even moving  pictures.

The story of Sheemaun, a Little Ship Club boat written by her owner, Rodney Pell, HPO Ramsgate

One of our own by one of our own

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