Most modern sailing yachts have auxiliary Diesel engines which skippers rely on heavily for close-quarters manoeuvring. For the motor cruiser, the marine Diesel engine is the prime source of power.
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We have today learned of the death of Major Dennis Knight who passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday 5th November. He has been ‘the Father of the Club’ (our oldest member) for some years and joined the Club on 23 April 1947. Funeral arrangements will be announced when known.
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The RYA VHF Short Range Certificate Examination is a practical assessment element of the VHF SRC course
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
Monday: Salmon, New Potatoes with French beans and Parsley Sauce
Tuesday: Roast Pork Loin with Vegetables and Roast Potatoes
Wednesday: Curry of the Day
Thursday: Cumberland Sausages and Mash
Friday: Fish and Chips
(Monday to Thursday dishes may be subject to change.)
Smoked Mackerel and horseradish pate, grilled toast & gooseberry chutney £10.00
Heritage tomato, goats cheese mousse, pickled beetroot & walnut crumb £10.00 (v)
Pea panna cotta, crispy pork belly, soft boiled quails egg & truffle oil £12.00
Lamb shank, olive oil mash & cassoulet of beans £22.00
Roast hake with herb crust, ratatouille, crushed potatoes & olive tapenade £22.00
Slow-cooked pig cheek, champ potatoes, root vegetables & thyme jus £20.00
Vegetarian or Vegan dish of the Day (Please ask server for more details) £15.50 (v)
Bread & butter pudding with custard £8.00
Poached pear in red wine, spiced ice cream & crème anglaise £8.00
Selection of British cheese & Biscuits £9.50
Coffee & Tea with chocolate £3.00
(Cappuccino, White coffee, Americano
And a selection of infusions and Tea)
All prices include VAT.
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.
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