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You can now book all available weekends and corporate days online at the normal link https://lloydsyachtclub.com/book-lutine/ There are some modest price increases this year, across the board. The first for 10 years, these will help to offset the big increases we are seeing with maintenance costs. PLEASE NOTE – ALL bookings require the details of any other member or guest … Read More

End of Season Dinner & Awards

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An evening of fun and recognition 2023 season winds up with a ‘good bash’ 100 members and their guests enjoyed a 3 course dinner, plenty of wine, crazy dancing and of course, wonderful company at The Victory Services Club a couple of weeks back. Commodore Tim Blackstone welcomed everyone and presented an overview of a challenging year on the water … Read More

Rolex Fastnet 2023 Race Report

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A Tale of Salt and Light – by Stephen Hill The 50th edition of the Rolex Fastnet Challenge Race attracted the largest fleet to start than ever before by a considerable margin with over 450 yachts taking part. Getting to the start line is not a given. Each crew must earn the right to take part in the race by … Read More

End of Season Dinner – Thursday 16th November

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Book tickets now for a memorable evening We can’t wait to share this memorable night with you, tickets are £90 which has been subsidised by the club and can be purchased here to secure your spot at this spectacular event!

LUTINE GETS SET – Saturday 22 July

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After almost a year training and racing together, our Club crew sets off on their Fastnet adventure at 1520 on Saturday 22 July. They will face 690nm together on 2 watches and will race to Lands End, across the Irish Sea to the Fastnet Rock then back round the Isles of Scilly to finish in Cherbourg, Representing the pinnacle of … Read More

July social next week

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THE DATE –  Wednesday 12th JulyWHERE –  DAVY’S at Plantation Place, Mincing Lane, EC3R 7BD from 6pm As usual, the Club will have a tab in place for the earlies. Your Committee is meeting in Minster Court across the road and will join you very shortly after 6.30pm. Jeremy Cross has kindly agreed to host the event from 6pm. The … Read More

Sailing to the Channel Islands – Lutine 23-26th June

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We thoroughly enjoyed a weekend sailing on Lutine with Skipper & Commodore Tim Blackstone last year so organised a long weekend to visit the Channel Islands (conditions permitting) this year. Tim reviewed the tides and planned a trip with a short hop over to Yarmouth on Friday evening so we could head off early Saturday morning for the sail to … Read More

COWES WEEK on Lutine

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We have opened up all the weekdays of Cowes Week to members and we have the following availability on a ‘first come’ basis. Wednesday 2nd August 6 spaces Thursday 3rd August 4 spaces Friday 4th August 4 spaces Restricted to MEMBERS ONLY, the cost is £75 per day. On Wednesday, Lutine will depart from Haslar, she will then not return … Read More

RORC Myth of Malham – the last leg before the 2023 Rolex Fastnet Race in July (50th Anniversary of the race)

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Lutine and her crew participated in the last build-up race of the 2023 Fastnet campaign from Sat 27th to Monday 29th May; the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s Myth of Malham Race, which provided the crew with a great opportunity to experience the first third of the Fastnet route.  The course of 235nm took the fleet from Cowes to the Eddystone … Read More

Lutine availability in June

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Despite most of the weekend activity now being full, there are still a few spaces available as below. Book through the BOOKING tab on the website… Race to Alderney9-11 June An opportunity for members keen to enjoy more racing and night sailing experience. We start on Friday 9th (afternoon) and race through the night to Alderney with social to follow. … Read More