Club Night - 5th Dec - Chartering - everything you need to know

Presentation by leading charter brokers, "HELM" on everything you need to know.

 Non-members welcome

Fast Cruise 3 - Sat 9 Dec 2023

For Fast Cruise 3 and our traditional Christmas party we will be going to the The Island Sailing Club, Cowes.


 Members and guests only

Club Night - 12th Dec - Docklands Revitalised

Niki Gorick will present a photographic history of the transformation of London's Docklands

 Non-members welcome

Wine Tasting with National Westminster Bank Wine Society - 12th Dec

A Wine Tasting with wines selected from chosen producers. The cost to LSC members is £30 and represents superb value for those interested in sparkling, red, white and sweet wines.


 Members and guests only
Fisherman's Christmas Tree

Carol Service and Christmas Dinner - Tuesday, 19 December 2023

Join in the annual Little Ship Club carol service and a traditional Christmas Dinner in the clubhouse.

 Non-members welcome


Summer 2023 edition now out

Photographic and Artwork Competition 2023

All the entries for this year, 2023:

Photo Comp 2023

The winners for 2023:

Winners 2023

Forthcoming training

LSC Basic Seamanship (stranded rope) course

Starts: 10/01/2024 - 19:00
Ends: 24/01/2024 - 21:00

RYA Day Skipper Shorebased theory accelerated course 2024

Starts: 07/02/2024 - 19:00
Ends: 10/04/2024 - 21:00

RYA Yachtmaster shorebased theory accelerated course

Starts: 07/02/2024 - 19:00
Ends: 10/04/2024 - 21:00

RYA VHF SRC Classroom Course and Assessment

Starts: 10/02/2024 - 10:00
Ends: 10/02/2024 - 18:00

RYA Diesel Engine Course

Starts: 11/02/2024 - 10:00
Ends: 11/02/2024 - 16:30

RYA First Aid Course

Starts: 18/02/2024 - 10:00
Ends: 18/02/2024 - 17:30

RYA First Aid Course

Starts: 17/03/2024 - 10:00
Ends: 17/03/2024 - 17:30

Food and drink

Our dining room is open to our members and RYA Gold members, Royal Navy and Merchant Navy members, and any members of RYA affiliated sailing clubs for personal dining only.

For larger numbers (up to 8), please use the link below to book a table for our "à la carte" menu.  For more than 8, please contact Brendan:

The à la carte menu is available from Monday to Friday, 12noon to 3pm, with last orders at 2.45pm (but please see below for 4th to 20th December 2023).

Bar menu: 12:00 to 17:00 (Monday to Friday)
Booking is not required. 

Christmas Lunch Menu

From Monday 4th until Wednesday 20th December 2023, we will be introducing a two or three course set Christmas lunch menu in place of the normal à la carte:

Gin cured salmon, pickled cucumber, shallot and crème fraiche
Sun-blushed tomato and red onion tarte tatin with a rocket and parmesan salad (v)
Ham hock chive and cheddar croquettes, smoked tomato sauce and ham crisp

Roast Turkey, pigs in blanket, duck fat roast potatoes, winter vegetables and a light jus
Salmon fillet, roast potatoes, winter vegetables and garlic lemon butter sauce
Nut and spinach roast, sauteed brussels sprouts and chestnuts, roast potatoes, and wild mushroom sauce (v)

Christmas pudding, brandy sauce
Chocolate boîte, hazelnut praline, salted caramel, chocolate cremeux and hazelnut crumb
Seasonal fruit plate, edible flowers and raspberry coulis

Mince pies and a hot drink

Two course festive meal    £54 pp
Three course festive meal  £60 pp
(Including tea, coffee and mince pies)

For booking contact Brendan on

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.

Not available between 4th and 20th December


Ham Hock Terrine, pistachio, chutney and melba toast £9.50
Whitebait, tartare sauce and lemon £9
Buffalo Mozzarella, heritage tomato, herb crumbs, balsamic glaze £9
Soup of the day £8.50


Grilled 6oz Sirloin steak with chunky chips, grilled tomato, watercress, peppercorn sauce £28
Roasted chicken supreme with mashed potato, greens and garlic cream sauce £28
Catch of the Day with crushed herb new potato, Romesco sauce, green beans £26
Gnocchi with roasted butternut squash puree and spinach £17


Sticky toffee pudding, butterscotch, creme fraiche £9
Sea salt chocolate tart and vanilla ice cream £9.50
Cheese selection, chutney, celery, crackers £11

Little Ship Club sandwich
Smoked maple streak bacon, vine tomato, baby gem lettuce, avocado, Aioli £11.50

Veggie club sandwich
Grilled halloumi, vine tomato, lettuce, avocado, Aioli £10.50 (v)

Salmon Sandwich
Smoked salmon, lemon and dill cream cheese £11.50

Soup of the day, toasted sourdough £8.50 (v)

*Please let us know if you would like our vegan specials or have any dietary requirements

Espresso 2.20

Americano 2.75

Latte 2.90

Flat White 3.60

Cappuccino 3.65

Mocha 3.10

Hot Chocolate 3.65

Crisps 1.75
Chilli crackers / nuts 2.95
Pistachios 3.50

Honorary Port Officers

Our Honorary Port Officers are distributed around 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

Published by Adlard Coles, this latest volume by Anthony Burton (text) and  Derek Pratt (photographs) is well written and beautifully photographed.


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.

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