February Fast Cruises - COURSES

The first of this weekend's two planned Fast Cruises (FC7) will start at 11.00 -11.10 hrs. on Saturday.

Lucy Hodges sailing Lake Windermere for Blind Sailing

Sailing the Lakes for Blind Sailing

Lucy Hodges is registered blind and is taking on the challenge of sailing the length of Lake Windermere and back on 21 February 2013 to raise money for the charity Blind Sailing in support of the t

JOG offshore fleet heading to the finish in the Solent

Solent Racing Marks 2013

A list of the 2013 Solent Racing marks is available in PDF and Excel Formats. The changes from 2012 are here.

Tom Cunliffe speaker at Medway & Swale boating conference

The Medway and Swale Boating Association relaunches this Spring with a new name and conference featuring author and sailor Tom Cunliffe as keynote speaker.

What's new in the Library

Cruising Guides

If you are making plans for summer sailing, we have a wide selection of cruising guides and pilot books in the Library Data section.

Alex Thomson, third place Vendee Globe 2012-13 Photo: VINCENT CURUTCHET / DPPI

Thomson talks after third place finish

Following his third place finish in the Vendee Globe, Alex Thomson talked at a press conference in Les Sables d'Olonnes of his feelings as he finished, the race campaign, the Hugo Boss team, the bo

Arrival of Alex Thomson taking third place in the Vendee Globe 2012-13  OLIVIER

Congrats to Alex Thomson, third in Vendee Globe

British round the world sailor Alex Thomson gained a third place in the Vendee Globe 2012-13 arriving in Les Sables d'Olonne earlier today.

Member discounts on Team Sailing practical courses and chartering

The Little Ship Club has linked up with Team Sailing to provide RYA practical training in the Solent with a special discount for LSC members.

Volunteers wanted for Frostbite Race

Step forward if you want to volunteer to help run the Frostbite Race on 23-24 February.

Photograph winning the Prize for Encouragement, Anne Tyrrell

Photographic competition results

The 2012 Photographic Competition Prize giving was held on Tuesday 9 December 2012. We were delighted the Commodore, David Roache, was present for the prize giving.

Ronan Beirne (right) receives the reciprocal agreement and HPO flag for National

Hearing first hand from HPOs at annual dinner

Anne Le Verrier-Bizzey, HPO Liaison organised and presided over this extremely popular annual event, at which our yacht club's HPOs and members gather together to meet and greet as many as possible

January Fast Cruise Cancelled

Having received numberous reports of bad weather on the south coast today (yachts cannot be moved out of Southsea marina, Hamble Point marina is inaccessible) I have decided to cancel this weekend'

Fast Cruise 5 & 6 (Sat 19 January) COURSES

For those hardy souls who clear the snow from their decks there will be TWO fast cruises tomorrow, each with a long and short course (the course setter was up all night!).

HRH the Princess Royal speaks to Little Ship Club Commodore David Roache at the

Princess Royal visits Little Ship Club at the show

HRH the Princess Royal made her annual visit to the Tullet Prebon London Boat Show on Wednesday 16 January and called in at the Little Ship Club stand to say hello.

January Fast Cruises - Start area and courses

There will be two Fast Cruises this weekend, running "back to back" (FC5 and FC6).

Thames Trafalgar Race Quiz

Enter the Thames Trafalgar Race Quiz and win a bottle of rum plus free entry fo

Last call for River Lot bookings

We have eight boats now booked for the River Lot cruise in June this year but there are only five left for that week in the charter company's fleet.

Seagrass beds on the South Coast (photo Paul Kay)

Marine Conservation Zones two points of view

The government has published its latest public consultation for Marine Conservation Zones, with mixed reactions from environmental campaigners and representatives in the boating world.

Thames Trafalgar Race 2013 to launch at the London Boat Show

Thames Trafalgar Race launch at Boat Show

Join us for a tot of rum at the official launch of the Thames Trafalgar Race 2013 - jointly organised by Erith Yacht Club and the Little Ship Club - which will be launched at the Little Ship Club s

Turkish evening a great success

A veritable profusion of colour, sensuous movement and sparkling jewels greeted Club members on Tuesday 8 January as they turned from the first course of their dinner to catch sight of Roxana the B