What we're about

If you've always liked the idea sailing or have sailed in the past but don't know enough people to go, then welcome to London Sailing Club.

We were started for lack of finding other people to go sailing with in London. We bring people of all levels, from the curious novice to the very experienced sailors together in a great and exciting community.

What do we do?

LSC is a social club for people interested in sailing. We run lots of socials so that before you spend a weekend on a boat with someone you can get to know a few of the other people going and the skipper.

Who runs the sailing trips?

All trips are organised and run by members rather than the club committee. There have been trips all over the Solent, Croatia, Greece, Turkey and more!

Membership

If you would like to join the club, membership is just £24/yr. Click here for membership info and payment: https://pay.gocardless.com/AL0000ATVN4QFT

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Who should come?

This is for people from complete beginner to experienced who are interested/looking to go on sailing days, weekends, trips and courses close to London and further afield.

The group was born from a love of sailing and as always a shortage of people who are adventurous enough to commit to going. If you're interested in a taster sailing day then get in touch!

Upcoming events (5+)

2019 Sailing try outs - Burnham - (Free)

Burnham Yacht Harbour

£12.00

We are running a full calendar of mile builders and coastal/offshore racing in 2019 and are looking for people who are interested in gaining sailing and racing experience. You are invited to join the crew of Seraphina and Avocette for a day of free sailing in the idyllic Burnham-on-Crouch. Ideally you should be interested in gaining significant sailing experience and be able to commit to more than one weekend from the 2019 calendar. Full sailing calendar is here: http://bit.ly/2019-sailing-calendar Itinerary: 10am - Arrive at Burnham-on-Crouch 10:30am - Crew briefing 11am - 3pm - Sailing 3pm-4pm - Boat tidy up 4pm - Return home Light lunch will be included. Cost: This is a free sailing day. The only cost is the £12 LSC temporary member fee. Skippers: Duncan has been sailing for 17 years and has his Yachtmaster Coastal and has spent plenty of time sailing in the UK and further afield. Steve has his is Yachtmaster Offshore and Cruising Instructor and has taken part in a number of inshore and offshore campaigns including Fastnet, RTIR and Caribbean 600. The boats: We have two boats, a Nauticat 42 Pilothouse sailor and a First 29. Both are well fitted out and based at Burnham Yacht Harbour. Packing notes/kit list We have lifejackets for everyone but you should bring a woolly hat, gloves and warm clothing in general. Don't worry about sailing specific gear, just make sure you have a windproof and waterproof jacket and trousers. Cheap options from Mountain Warehouse and Decathlon are more than adequate. Upfront and Open notes: By joining this trip you accept that the Skipper has the final decision on activities and the itinerary, with safety of crew and the yacht in mind. This is a volunteer based trip, so there is no commercial liability or public liability on the part of myself as Skipper or on the part of any crew member. You take part at your own risk and if you wish to have insurance cover it is your own responsibility to arrange it. The Meetup ® event host is an occasional event-host and not a professional organiser (as such term is defined under The Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992); accordingly this event shall not be construed as a “package tour” or "package holiday". If we have to cancel due to any reason you will be refunded in full for all monies paid. We reserve the right to cancel anyone.

London Sailing Monthly Social and Drinks

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LSC London social event for new and regular members :) This is a very informal evening with organisers, skippers, regular members and many first-timers. Some people arrive just after 6pm and most people before 8pm. We try to have at least one event host, flags and table signs available by 7pm. There will be no formal reception or name tags. Simply introduce yourself to a group of friendly people chatting away. If you feel uncomfortable with this, don't hesitate to message one of the organizers or event hosts before the event, let them know what time you're arriving and they will be happy to introduce you personally. The Tattershall Castle is a boat moored near Embankment tube station. When you leave the station towards the river, cross the road and then turn right. Pass under the bridge. Tattershall castle is the second boat. We usually congregate opposite the bar in the 'cubby hole' area. Lookout for London Sailing and/or Meetup flags or table signs. If in doubt ask the bar staff where the London sailing group is. #social

2019 Sailing - Burnham to Gillingham (Free)

Burnham Yacht Harbour

£12.00

Day sail from Essex to Kent, approx. 40nm. Anyone interested in building some experience this is a good opportunity. Would ideally suit someone with a day skipper looking for some practical experience or anyone who wants to gain some progression from comp crew. Get in touch if unsure. You're welcome to join evening before if that makes travel easier. Itinerary: 10:00am - Meet at marina 11am - Depart marina 7pm - Arrive at Gillingham Light lunch will be included. Cost: This is a free sailing day. The only cost is the £12 LSC temporary member fee if you are not already a member. Skippers: Duncan has been sailing for 17 years and has his Yachtmaster Coastal and has spent plenty of time sailing in the UK and further afield. The boat: Nauticat 42 Pilothouse sailor well fitted out and based at Burnham Yacht Harbour. Packing notes/kit list We have lifejackets for everyone but you should bring a woolly hat, gloves and warm clothing in general. Don't worry about sailing specific gear, just make sure you have a windproof and waterproof jacket and trousers. Cheap options from Mountain Warehouse and Decathlon are more than adequate. Upfront and Open notes: By joining this trip you accept that the Skipper has the final decision on activities and the itinerary, with safety of crew and the yacht in mind. This is a volunteer based trip, so there is no commercial liability or public liability on the part of myself as Skipper or on the part of any crew member. You take part at your own risk and if you wish to have insurance cover it is your own responsibility to arrange it. The Meetup ® event host is an occasional event-host and not a professional organiser (as such term is defined under The Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992); accordingly this event shall not be construed as a “package tour” or "package holiday". If we have to cancel due to any reason you will be refunded in full for all monies paid. We reserve the right to cancel anyone.

2019 Sailing try outs - Gillingam to Solent (200nm) - (Free)

Gillingham Marina

£12.00

We are running a full calendar of mile builders and coastal/offshore racing in 2019 and are looking for people who are interested in gaining sailing and racing experience. You are invited to join the crew of Seraphina a mile-builder from Burnham-on-Crouch to the Solent. Ideally you should be interested in gaining significant sailing experience and be able to commit to multiple weekends from the 2019 calendar. Full sailing calendar is here: http://bit.ly/2019-sailing-calendar Itinerary: Friday PM - Arrive at Gillingham Marina, Kent Saturday AM - Crew briefing and depart Gillingham Monday PM - Arrive Hamble Point Marina, Southampton = Please make sure you have a Valid passport/Schengen visa = Cost: This is a free sailing day. The only cost is the £12 LSC temporary member fee + share of food. Skipper: Duncan has been sailing for 17 years and has his Yachtmaster Coastal and has spent plenty of time sailing in the UK and further afield. The boat: This will be on Seraphina a Nauticat 42. Packing notes/kit list We have lifejackets for everyone but you should bring a woolly hat, gloves and warm clothing in general. Don't worry about sailing specific gear, just make sure you have a windproof and waterproof jacket and trousers. Cheap options from Mountain Warehouse and Decathlon are more than adequate. Upfront and Open notes: By joining this trip you accept that the Skipper has the final decision on activities and the itinerary, with safety of crew and the yacht in mind. This is a volunteer based trip, so there is no commercial liability or public liability on the part of myself as Skipper or on the part of any crew member. You take part at your own risk and if you wish to have insurance cover it is your own responsibility to arrange it. The Meetup ® event host is an occasional event-host and not a professional organiser (as such term is defined under The Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992); accordingly this event shall not be construed as a “package tour” or "package holiday". If we have to cancel due to any reason you will be refunded in full for all monies paid. We reserve the right to cancel anyone.

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2019 Sailing try outs - Burnham - (Free)

Burnham Yacht Harbour

£12.00

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