A service to celebrate the life of Jackie Lewis, wife of David Lewis (Past Commodore 2002 to 2004), will be held at 14:30 on Thursday 26 September at St Barnabas Church, 69 Higher Drive,​ Purley, Surrey, CR8 2HR.

Afterwards, a gathering will take place at the Surrey National Golf Club, Rook Lane (B2031), Chaldon, Surrey CR3 5AA.

David and his family are most appreciative and much comforted by the many cards, letters and emails that they have received.


The Little Ship Club's Photographic and Art Competition is now underway. If you would like to submit a photo or piece of artwork, please check the flyer on the event page.

Oktoberfest 2019

Booking is now open for Oktoberfest. Do not delay and book your tickets to this fun-filled celebration of traditional German beer, food, music and dancing. 

 Members and guests only

Frostbite Rally and Fast Cruise 1: Portsmouth - Sat 5 October

Booking is now open for the Frostbite Rally and first Fast Cruise of the 2019-20 season which will take place in Old Portsmouth at the Royal Naval Club and Royal Albert Yacht Club

 Members and guests only

Southampton Boat Show 2019

Come and meet us at the Southampton Boat Show on Stand J185.

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Corinthians Cruise - 2020

Register your interest in the 2020 Corinthians Cruise, which will include a visit to Greenwich and the Little Ship Club. The sailing events will take place around English and French coastal towns in the English Channel.

 Members and guests only

Upcoming training

30 Sep 2019 to 13 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
RYA Yachtmaster Ocean course
30 Sep 2019 to 13 Apr 2020

The RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Shorebased Course provides a theoretical background for people intending to make ocean passages

 Non-members welcome
RYA VHF radio course
01 Oct 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.

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: Salmon, New Potatoes with French beans and Parsley Sauce

Tuesday: Roast Pork Loin with Vegetables and Roast Potatoes

Wednesday: Curry of the Day

Thursday: Chicken Tagine

Friday: Fish and Chips


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


Smoked salmon, Horseradish Potato Salad, Pickled Beetroot with Dill Cream £12.00

Confit Chicken and Smoked Duck Terrine, Black Lentils with Truffle Vinaigrette £10.00

Grilled Halloumi, Vine Tomatoes and Vegetable Salad (v) £8.00


Main course

Guinea Fowl Breast, Confit Leg Pithivier, Savoy Cabbage and Creamed Potatoes £20.00

Pork Fillet, Roast Squash Risotto, Sun Blush Tomato and Goat Cheese £20.00

Seabass Fillet, Herb Polenta, Mediterranean Vegetables, Tomato and Capers Salsa £21.00

Vegetarian of the Day (v) £14.50



Chocolate brownie with vanilla ice cream £8.00

Lemon Posset with Forest Fruits £8.00

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.

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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

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

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

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