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


Club Night - Norman Hummerstone MBE memorial

Club Night

 Members and guests only

Shanties Evening

Sea Shanties Evening 2018

 Members and guests only

Upcoming training

RYA VHF radio course
04 Dec 2018

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

 Non-members welcome
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

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

Confit salmon Nicoise salad      £10.00

Cornfed chicken Caesar salad, garlic croutons, parmesan and crisp pancetta   £9.00

Buffalo mozzarella, vine tomato, avocado, balsamic and pesto   £9.00

Smoked Salmon trolley served with capers, onion and brown bread   £12.00

Vegan Starter

Chargrilled vegetable salad with vegan cheese and basil oil £7.90


Main course

Roast rump of lamb, textures of carrot, butter bean and wild garlic purée  £23.00

Sea bass fillet with poached fennel, soya glazed Bok Choy and buttered samphire £22.00

Gresham duck breast with fondant potato, spiced red cabbage and plums £22.00

Vegetarian dish of the day £12.90

Vegan Main Course

Spiced chickpea and sweet potato, grilled vegetables, herb polenta and tomato salsa £12.90



Blueberry Bakewell tart with vanilla ice cream  £6.50

Carrot cake and Victoria sponge with honeycomb ice cream  £6.00

Selection of British cheeses and biscuits  £9.50


Coffee & Tea with chocolates £3.00


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 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

This book should interest every member of the Club as it explains the link between the Club and Arthur Ransome. 

Nick Ardley's latest book takes us on a journey from Rochester on the Medway up to Richmond bridge.

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