No social this month

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There will NOT be a club-organised social this week (scheduled for tomorrow evening 17th May). We are trying to find a venue which will provide proper space, ideally with an outdoor option for the summer months. We had considered The Dickens Inn, St Katherine Dock but the deposit required to secure a booking is far too high and members have … Read More

Fastnet crew race to Le Havre

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The Fastnet crew was onboard Lutine for the 1st offshore and qualifying race of the season – the RORC Cervantes Trophy Race from the RYS start line at Cowes, with 86 boats completing the race to Le Havre. Once the race got underway after a 30-minute delay as requested by ABP Southampton due to the exit of a large container ship, the … Read More

Socials for April & May

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Dates for your diary… Wednesday 19th April & Wednesday 17th May. Venue details to follow but they start at 1745 with a Club bar tab for the keenies!

LUTINE – What’s on now?

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The latest weekend availability for Lutine covering the next 6 to 8 weeks is shown here. Click on the bookings tab on the website to grab the spaces or make contact as advised. LUTINE EVENTS –  APRIL & MAY [Availability as at 22/3/23] Event Comments Availability UNDER 35 WEEKEND15-16 April Hurry – these final places will be snatched up quickly … Read More

The Creek @ Haslar now open


There is now a great eating venue right at the entrance to Haslar marina. Previously the old marina office, it has been expanded and turned into a brasserie, ideal for a Friday evening crew rendezvous. Smart and modern with an enticing outside eating area overlooking the marina, it has now been rated highly by several Club members. The food and … Read More

Lutine Bell Race 19th – 21st May 2023


Following the success of last year’s event, we are happy to announce that the Lutine Bell race is being held in May 2023 and is open to all LLYC members on their own boats, or on chartered boats. The Lutine Bell race started as an informal race in 1937 between Lloyd’s market members, the year before the LLYC was formed. … Read More

LLYC Fastnet 2023 campaign lifts off!


This weekend marked the start of the campaign for the 2023 Rolex Fastnet with 1st training weekend aboard Lutine. The crew of 13 who will sail in the race, overseen by club skipper James Close, had an introduction and safety briefing before lunch  on Saturday morning, covering all aspects of boat safety (lifejackets, fire, water, life rafts) and man overboard (MOB) … Read More

A good evening at Lloyd’s Yacht Club AGM


Lloyd’s Yacht Club Commodore Tim Blackstone delivered good news at the AGM last night, both on finances and membership numbers. He also highlighted some of the exciting strategic plans for our Club over the coming year. Full minutes of the AGM will be available on the website in due course. A good turnout given the public transport challenges on the … Read More

C600 Race report for LLYC


A chat over a few drinks at a Lloyd’s Yacht Club social in late 2022 inspired Ed House and Lee Harrison to put together an entry into the C600, a 600nm race around the Eastern Caribbean in February 2023. Much work then followed to generate interest amongst LLYC members, charter a yacht, find a Skipper and source branded kit. Peter … Read More