It is with great sadness that we must announce the passing of Honorary Member Clinton Springer. Clint was the main instigator of bringing the LSC and the Corinthians closer together and for initiating the reciprocal two yearly joint cruises. He was a loyal member of the LSC and one of its staunchest supporters. He is a great and sad loss to us.

The funeral service will take place at J. Verne Wood Funeral Home -Buckminster Chapel, 84 Broad Street, Portsmouth NH on Friday February 15 from 4-7 PM.  A memorial service will take place at the New Castle Congregational Church, 65 Main Street, New Castle NH on Saturday February 16 at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the New Castle Congregational Church, PO Box 395 New Castle NH   03854. For online condolences, visit www.jvwoodfuneralhome.com.


The results of Fast Cruise 4 are now available. Please visit the event page in 'Fast Cruises' to view them or look for them on the Club notice board.


Obituary for Clinton H. Springer

Clinton H. Springer passed peacefully at his home in New Castle NH on February 5, 2019, just short of his 94th birthday.

Club Night Talk: Sailing to Svalbard

Club Night Talk

 Members and guests only

Club Night Talk: Turn to Starboard Presentation

The LSC will hold an official presentation to Turn to Starboard of the funds raised by the James Bond-themed black-tie dinner

 Members and guests only

Upcoming training

RYA VHF radio course
05 Mar 2019

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

 Non-members welcome
RYA first aid course
09 Mar 2019

Knowledge of First Aid makes a vital contribution to sea safety.

 Non-members welcome
RYA VHF radio course
02 Apr 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 Chasseur with red cabbage, lyonnaise potatoes
Tuesday:   Cumberland sausages with crème potatoes, onion gravy
Wednesday:  Curry of the day
Thursday:  Honey roast Gammon with parsley sauce
Friday: Little Ship Club Fish and Chips, mushy peas and tartare sauce


Soup of the Day £5.00

Smoked salmon, tartare sauce, pickled cucumber £12.00

Duck Rillette, walnut crumb, smoked duck breast, spiced pear £9.00

Crispy Sussex brie, compressed cucumber, pickled walnuts, mulled wine gel £8.00


Main course

Rump of Lamb, rosemary crushed potatoes, carrot puree, baby parsnip £22.00

Salmon Gnocchi, rocket pesto and capers £18.00

Pork fillet, savoy cabbage, wild mushroom sauce, sauté potatoes £18.00

Vegetarian of the day £11.95



Blueberry Bakewell Tart £8.00

Chocolate Brownie with honey-comb ice-cream £8.00

Selection of ice-cream £6.00

Selection of British cheeses and biscuits £9.50

Coffee & Tea with chocolate £3.00

(Cappuccino, White coffee, Americano

And a selection of infusions and Tea)


All prices include VAT.

Book your table here

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

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

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 

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