Laying Up Supper and Annual Prize-giving 2009

Gongs and pots became glittering prizes at the club's Laying Up Supper and Prize-giving on 10 November. The clubhouse was packed to capacity to see fellow club members receive recognition for a variety of endeavours

The London Boat Show

London Boat Show ticket offer for LSC members

LSC members are entitled to discount tickets (full price 18) by quoting LJG19 when booking online or by phone on 0844 209 0333.

Reciprocal Club Memberships

Membership entitles you to reciprocal membership of clubs around the world.

History of the Havengore

Little Ships in the Making of Modern Britain

Club input to Marr's Making of Modern Britain

Solent elevation

Wightlink ferry trip

Ever wondered what you look like from the bridge of a Wightlink ferry in the Solent?

We had the chance to find out recently when we were privileged tocross theSolent asguests ofCaptain Mike Bechley.Actually in the excellent conditions yachts were easily visible.

We discovered that changing your course at the last minute is a bad idea when the ferry is looming over you. That's because the captain has been monitoring you from a great height for some time already - and has planned his course around you accordingly.

Elevation on the Solent

Wightlink views

Restoring Military Vessels

Robin Clabburn discussed the restoration Motor Gun Boat MGB 81 (left), Sea Plane Tender RAF 206 and Ocean Rescue Launch HSL 102.

We need your help

The membership committee is launching a "buddy" scheme to involve new members in the Club's activities. We're looking for established members who would like to meet up with a new member on a Tuesday clubnight.

Weather and Sailing Conference



A conference on the standard, quality, and use of weather information with guidance on the law, climate change and circumnavigation.

EGM news

All resolutions carried convincingly

A packed EGM meeting on Tuesday 13th September at the Club house and chaired by our President, Sir Robin Knox-Johnson carried all three resolutions before them by a majority of 10 to 1 inclusive of proxy votes.

RYA Sailability

Following Debbie Blatchford's talk on RYA Sailability any members who would like to make a contribution can do so here. If you missed the talk details of the programme are here.

Windy Weather for ASTO race

Come and Help

Sailability brings the benefits of sailing to everyone regardless of disability, but we need your help. Sailability volunteers are the life blood of the organisation - see why you should get involved.

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Reciprocal club membership around the world

The Little Ship Club has reciprocal arrangements with the following Clubs.

Recruit a friend

If you sign up a new member you will get a bottle of champagne as a thank you. More forms (with all membership rates shown) are available from Bernadette in the Club office. Go get recruiting

Sally Kettle rows on

If you enjoyed - or missed - Sally Kettle's talk on Tuesday 6 October, find out more by following Sally's blog

Blown Away

Blown Away

Blown Away has now closed but is still available online at

Blown Away: 30 September - 4 October

Britain's world class sailors as you've never seen them before

Paul GoodisonSkandia has commissioned award winning photographer Robert Wilson to create a portfolio of stunning images of Britains national sailing team at the 2012 sailing venue in Weymouth and Portland, Dorset.