Showstoppers performing at The Royal Albert Hall (and now Little Ship Club)

Show stopping fun with an aussie accent

No-one knew quite what to expect (apart from maybe Sue Lyons who brought Showstoppers to the Club).

LSC president Sir Robin Knox-Johnston (left) and Erith YC commodore Geoff Pigott

‘Knox-Johnston Cup’ to be awarded at Thames Trafalgar Race to winning yacht club team

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston will present the ‘Knox-Johnston Cup’ to the best club team in the LSC/EYC Thames Trafalgar Race, being staged for the first time on 19-20 October 2013.

Urgent crew call for Kiel to Copenhagen, 8-15 July

Roger Graham's is cruising the Baltic this summer in Wight Wizard, his Contessa 32. Roger is looking for crew from 8–15 July, to sail from Kiel to Copenhagen.

Thames Barge Reminder under full sail (photo: Top Sail Charters)

Thames Barge race, 25 August, LSC crew required

At least one more LSC member is required on board Reminder, a Thames Barge taking part in the August Bank Holiday weekend Barge Racing on the East Coast.

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Round Britain Row Crew on target for world record

A Round Britain Rowing Crew is set to break the world record under Tower Bridge on Thursday 27 June at 1700.

Clipper Race reveals crew to support Nelson Mandela's legacy

Clipper race announces crew supporting Mandela legacy

The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, founded by Little Ship Club president Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, has announced a team of young South Africans who will take part in the 2013-14 race, which wil

Learn how to splice braid on braid rope

A new workshop is about to be launched by the Club to teach the skill of splicing braid on braid rope.

Littlehampton harbour entrance

Littlehampton - looking forward to next time already

We headed south to Gosport on the Friday and met the crew for the weekend.  After unpacking and a bit of sorting out we sat down to Chris’ homemade curry and Debbie’s homemade Pear and Ginger

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Art sale to raise funds for Little Ship Club

A collection of original sketches and drawings has been put on sale to raise funds for the Little Ship Club.

Caulking skills in practice (Photo: National Historic Ships UK)

Historic ships conservation secure thanks to Lottery Fund support

National Historic Ships UK (NHS-UK) has announced initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund for a £261,100 bi

East Coast boats invited to Burnham CLYC regatta

East Coast skippers (and Little Ship crew from everywhere) have been invited to join the City Livery Yacht Club annual regatta, taking place on 5-7 July 2013 at Burnham on Crouch.

Round Britain meeting HPOs

Storm Petrel, Tim and I left Southsea enroute to Scotland, via the East Coast and I plan to meet as many HPOs possible on the way.

Little Ship Club library

Club Library: a treasure trove of books

The Library is an integral part of the Club’s intellectual and material heritage. It is an important resource for the Club providing information on its past, present and future.

America's Cup 2013 in front of Golden Gate bridge

America's Cup to go ahead despite tragedy

The tragic death of British Olympia Andrew 'Bart' Simpson, on Thursday 9 May, after the capsize of Artemis Racing's AC72 during a training session in San Francisco Bay, has raised questions about t

Invitation to OYT South's John Laing in London

OYT Ketch John Laing will be in St Katharine Docks from on Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 June and Little Ship Club members have an open invitation to visit.

Success marked at training dinner

Successful students were awarded prizes by RYA chief examiner Richard Falk at the end of training dinner on Tuesday 23 April.

Fire the cannons to start the RTIR

Enter the Round the Island Race prize draw and you could be firing the starting cannons at the Island Sailng Club on 1 June to set the fleet off on their race around the Isle of Wight.

Theft from Beaulieu-based yacht

Keith Irons has reported a break in to his yacht, Silver Tide, based on the Beaulieu River which resulted in the loss of sailing and navigation equipment and extensive damage to the vessel.

Foghorn requiem to be performed at Tyneside lighthouse

If you're sailing on the North East coast of England this June make your way to South Shields and take part in a unique musical project celebrating the foghorn.

Royal Southampton twilight series starts 2 May

If you fancy racing round the Solent cans on Thursday evenings during the summer the Royal Southampton YC Twilight series starts next Thursday 2 May.