Club closed to members Friday 14 December

The Club has been fortunate in gaining two Christmas party bookings on Friday 14 December. These bookings provide much needed commercial income to the Club.

London Boat Show boardwalk (onEdition)

Help the Club at the London Boat Show

January is looming and with it the London Boat Show where the Club will have a stand.

Ice in the River Thames off Gravesend, 1895 (National Maritime Museum archive)

Race down the Thames (and back) in 2013

2013 will see the Little Ship Club dip its toes (figuratively) in the chilly waters of the Thames in February and October as part of a group of Thames-based yacht clubs promoting the Thames Frostbi

All day dining at the Club

Breakfasts, an extended bar snack menu and afternoon teas are now available to members and their guests at the Club.

Winter at the Thames Barrier (photo Shutterstock)

Frostbite race on the Thames - Notice of Race

The Little Ship Club is part of a group of five Thames-based yacht clubs which have combined to organise the 2013 Thames Frostbite Race taking place over two days on Saturday 23 February and Sunday

December (#4) Fast Cruise courses

Download the December Fast Cruise courses PDF here.

December Fast Cruise Position of Start and Course

For December there will only be one Fast Cruise. The start time is 1100-11.10 and the start line will be in the region of Mother Bank (red lateral) to North Sturbridge (north cardinal) buoys which are towards the eastern end of the Eastern Solent.

Conrad Bird, Sir Robin Knox Johnston and William Ward at the GB Clipper campaign

Clipper Ventures launch GB brand campaign

Club president and Clipper Ventures chairman Sir Robin Knox-Johnston was busy launching an initiative this week to promote British brands by getting them to sponsor a Clipper Ventures yacht in the

Mark Turvey leads his daughter and friends in song

Songs of the sea raises voices and funds

Voices were lustily raised in song and greeted with rapturous applause as the third (now annual?) Songs of the Sea evening took place on Tuesday 20 November with contributions of song, comedy, read

Nigel Pullman receives a presentation from the Little Ship Club (Peter Holland)

Club member Sheriff-elect of the City of London

Little Ship Club member Nigel Pullman has been elected a Sheriff of the City of London and Club officers were able to present a book at the Presentation of Addresses at Guildhall in early Novembe
Tosca, owned by Michael Powell, is pictured here anchored in Corfu

Flying the LSC flag far and wide

Have you flown the LSC defaced ensign or Club burgee anywhere exotic, unusual or notable?

Alarm alert – a reminder

There have been several occasions recently when our intruder alarm has been set off by members, causing inconvenience and expense.  Can I remind you, the Club is closed on Monday, Wednesday and Thu

The first of the Clipper Race's fleet of twelve 70 foot ocean racing yachts arri

New Clipper 70 fleet arrive for trials

The first of the Clipper Race's new fleet of twelve 70-foot ocean racing yachts has arrived in Gosport to undergo its final fit out, marking the start of a new era for the race.Sir Robin Knox-Johns

Commodore Martin Atherton RN

Pots and prizes galore

The Club welcomed Commodore Martin Atherton RN, Naval Regional Commander Eastern England as guest speaker to the laying up supper on Tuesday 6 November.

November Fast Cruise starting area and course

For November there will be one Fast Cruise which will be a "passage" cruise to Lymington and it will start at 1100 hrs on 17th November. This will be Fast Cruise 3. It will start in the mid eastern Solent, in the Browndown/Ryde Bank area.

Funeral arrangements for Terry Knee

The funeral for Terry Knee will be held at St Mark's Church, Church Road, Cheltenham GL51 7AL on Friday 16 November at 10.30am.

Terry Knee

It is with great sadness that we learned this morning of the death of long-standing Club member Terry Knee.

Serenaded by a piper on the Turkey Rally 2012

Pipers and boats in Turkey

16 club members and four more friends with six yachts between them, met up in the Gulf of Fethiye at the end of September.

Dr Rodney Pell is introduced to HRH the Princess Royal at the National Historic

Club member judge at National Historic Ships awards

LSC member Rodney Pell, skipper of Sheemaun, was one of the judges at the National Historic Ships awards ceremony held on HMS Belfast last week with prizes presented by HRH the Princess Royal and g

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