The Club will be closed for Christmas from 17:00 on Friday 21 December 2018 until 09:00 on Wednesday 2 January 2019.


The results of the third Fast Cruise are now online. Please visit the event page in 'Fast Cruises' to view them.


HPO Dinner

Dinner for the Honorary Port Officers

 Members and guests only

New Regalia Has Arrived!

A flotilla of teddy bears has arrived at the Little Ship Club.

Upcoming training

Basic ropework course | Little Ship Club
09 Jan 2019 to 23 Jan 2019

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 VHF radio course
15 Jan 2019

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

 Non-members welcome
RYA VHF radio course
05 Feb 2019

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.

Afternoon tea: 15.00 until 16.30 (16.00 on Fri). Please note that we ask for Afternoon Tea to be booked at least 24 hours in advance.

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.

Monday:   Chicken in mushroom and tarragon sauce with buttered greens and thyme roast potatoes
Tuesday:   Smoked haddock fish pie topped with smoked cheddar creamy mash and brioche crumb served with steamed vegetables
Wednesday:  Curry of the day
Thursday:  Roast leg of lamb, roast potatoes and vegetables
Friday: Little Ship Club Fish and Chips, mushy peas and tartare sauce


Soup of the Day £5.00

Smoked salmon served from the trolley capers and onion £12.00

Prawn and crayfish cocktail, bloody Mary sauce £12.00

Marbled chicken & ham hock terrine pickled wild mushrooms, truffled lentils £9.00

Crispy Sussex brie compressed cucumber cranberry chutney pickled walnuts £9.00


Main Course

Roast Christmas Turkey, stuffing, Chipolatas, roast Potatoes, Brussels sprouts £19.00

Slow cooked beef, horseradish creamed potatoes, Savoy cabbage £19.00

Gresham duck breast, fondant potato spiced red cabbage and cranberries 22.00

Roast hake, bubble and squeak, broccoli, caper and lemon butter £22.00

Poached Duck Egg, Bubble and Squeak (V) Croquette, Brussel Sprout Leaves, Champagne Hollandaise £16.95



Eggnog tart Christmas pudding ice-cream £8.00

Chocolate brownie, vanilla ice-cream salted caramel sauce £8.00

Christmas pudding, brandy sauce, forest fruit £8.00

Selection of British cheeses with celery, grapes and fruit chutney £9.00

Coffee & Tea with a mince pie £3.50


All prices include VAT.

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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

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

This is a book I would like very much to find in my Christmas stocking

 The Illustrated History of Maps and Navigational Charts, and The Sea Charts of the British Isles

both by John Blake 

A new sailor's voyage of discovery

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