Sailing Information


Our cruising programme starts in April and continues through to October each year and consists of overnight cruises, longer coastal cruises and cross channel cruises complete with organised social events including BBQ’s, meals ashore and even a tidal cricket match.

Cruises are listed in our summer programme or website Sailing Programme when published. Further details are sent out by Kev Knox, the Cruising Captain,  by email and on posters in the Club bar.

Cruises are organised by our Cruising Captain who can be contacted at email hidden; JavaScript is required Any member can take part in these cruises either by taking their own boat or by crewing for another member. Whilst there is no guarantee of finding a berth for a non-boat owner, our Cruising Captain will endeavour to match prospective crew members with boat owners


Racing takes the form of both Club races and B.J.R.C. races and is organised by our Racing Captain who can be contacted at email hidden; JavaScript is required

Racing Skippers are often looking out for keen new crew members so please contact our Racing Captain if you are interested.

2019 Sailing Programme – Draft Version

To view a readable version of the  Sailing Programme for 2019 please click on the image above.

This is a first DRAFT of the 2019 Sailing Programme. It is quite likely that there will be some changes made before the final version is published.
To make any comment or suggestions or to report an error please contact the Vice-Commodore, Kev Knox – email hidden; JavaScript is required

Cat 5 Safety Kit

Safety equipment appropriate for inshore events is listed as Category 5 of the ISAF special regulations. It is a very basic inventory which should be found on the smallest cruiser and forms the basis for the BJRC safety requirements.

The main points are:

  • One manual bilge pump (with secured handle)
  • Two buckets with lanyards
  • Compass
  • Flashlight with spare batteries and bulb
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First Aid kit
  • Charts
  • Tools and spare parts
  • Two red flares
  • Anchor
  • Lead line or Echo sounder
  • Accessible life buoy or life sling
  • Reefing equipment
  • Heaving line (50 – 75ft)
  • Foghorn
  • Lifejackets with whistles for all crew
  • All equipment and fittings securely fastened, accessible, serviced and suitable.

Full details can be found at