The Club reopened on 22 September but has now had to close again in compliance with current Government restrictions.

We will announce when we are able to reopen.  Until then we will be holding our events virtually. Please visit 'At the Club' for more information.


Spring Bank Holiday Solent Rally - 30th April to 3rd May


We welcome all our members to the first Rally of the new season which will be cautiously tailored to the lockdown rules prevailing at the time.

 Members and guests only

Club Night Zoom Meeting - 13th April

Club Night

 Members and guests only

Late May Bank Holiday Rally & Cruise - 28th May to 1st June 2021

Join us for a rally to Chichester Harbour over the late May Bank Holiday, with an optional add-on visit to Bembridge on Mon 1st & Tues 2nd June. Join us for all or part of the rally.

 Members and guests only

Canal Narrowboat Cruise


 A week's canal cruise from Stone, Staffordshire on the Trent and Mersey Canal. Sept 11th - 18th.

 Members and guests only

Skippers and Crew

Want to get afloat?  Need help sailing your boat?

Then subscribe to our Skippers and Crew matching service, now accessible under "On the Water".

Forthcoming training

RYA VHF Online radio course
12 Apr 2021 to 31 Dec 2021

Need something to do while you are 'staying at home' - complete the online RYA VHF Short Range course in readiness to complete a practical assessment

 Non-members welcome
RYA diesel engine course
24 Jun 2021

Most modern sailing yachts have auxiliary Diesel engines which skippers rely on heavily for close-quarters maneuvering. For the motor cruiser, the marine Diesel engine is the prime source of power.

 Non-members welcome
RYA VHF radio course
25 Jun 2021

The RYA VHF Short Range Certificate Examination is a practical assessment element of the VHF SRC course

 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 (v)


Main course

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

Tuesday: Chilli con Carne

Wednesday: Curry of the Day

Thursday: Honey Roasted Gammon and mustard sauce

Friday: Fish and Chips


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

 Chicken & bacon Caesar salad, herb croutons, parmesan shavings £10.00

Buffalo mozzarella and vine tomato salad, sunflower seed pesto and balsamic glaze £9.00 (v)

Crayfish & prawn cocktail, avocado puree, crisp iceberg lettuce £12.00

Breaded crispy white bait with tartar sauce £10.00

Main Course
Gresham duck breast, truffle savoy cabbage, roasted turnip puree, fondant potato, apricot & sage sauce £25.00

Roast hake, parsley crumb ratatouille, polenta cake, kalamata olives £24.00

Rump of Lamb, root vegetables, dauphinoise potato, rosemary jus £24.00

Chefs vegetarian dish of the day £16.00 (v)


Bread & butter pudding with custard £8.00

Chocolate brownie sundae, vanilla ice cream £9.00

British cheese and biscuits £9.00

Hand cut chips £3.95

Mixed Salad £3.95

Creamed Potatoes £3.95

Seasonal Vegetables £3.95

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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

Published by Adlard Coles, this latest volume by Anthony Burton (text) and  Derek Pratt (photographs) is well written and beautifully photographed.


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.

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