A VHF Short Range Certificate classroom course will be taking place on Tuesday 2nd April, 09:30 - 17:30. Online booking is now available. Please visit the 'RYA VHF Short Range Certificate Course and Examination' page on the website to book your place.

Fast Cruise 6: Cowes

Booking is now open for the final Fast Cruise and Prize giving on Sat 30 March to the Island Sailing Club, Cowes, where will be having a full 3 course dinner

Berths have been reserved at Shepards Wharf Marina.

 Members and guests only

Club Night Talk: Santa Maria Manuela and Open Evening

Nigel Beacham will give a talk about the Santa Maria Manuela sailing holidays.

 Non-members welcome

Club Night Talk: “Rum, Sodomy, and the Lash” 

Club Night Talk

 Members and guests only

Upcoming training

RYA VHF radio course
02 Apr 2019

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

 Non-members welcome
RYA VHF radio course
07 May 2019

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

 Non-members welcome
RYA first aid course
09 May 2019

Knowledge of First Aid makes a vital contribution to sea safety.

 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 Chasseur with red cabbage, lyonnaise potatoes
Tuesday:   Cumberland sausages with crème potatoes, onion gravy
Wednesday:  Curry of the day
Thursday:  Honey roast Gammon with parsley sauce
Friday: Little Ship Club Fish and Chips, mushy peas and tartare sauce


Soup of the Day £5.00

Smoked salmon, tartare sauce, pickled cucumber £12.00

Pressed Ham hock and chicken terrine, pickled vegetables, truffle and mustard vinaigrette £9.00

Grilled Halloumi, vine tomato salad £8.00


Main course

Roast Hake, Bubble and Squeak, squash buttered samphire, dill sauce (V) £20.00

Rib eye steak, chips, portabella mushroom pepper sauce £21.00

Gresham duck breast with creamed potatoes, parsnip puree, savoy cabbage, roast plums £20.00



Blueberry Bakewell Tart, Spiced Fruit Ice-cream £8.00

Tart tartin, cinnamon ice-cream £8.00

Selection of ice-cream £6.00

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.

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Book reviews

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

 The Illustrated History of Maps and Navigational Charts, and The Sea Charts of the British Isles

both by John Blake 

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