Erith Yacht Club

The finest sailing water on the tidal Thames

Erith Yacht Club
Anchor Bay,
Erith, Kent, DA8 2AD
Tel. 01322 332943
Secretary (PO Box 231, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 9AZ)
Tel 0208 310 2686

Site Updated
Apr 20 2012
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Other Local Sailing Clubs

Greenwich Yacht Club - A couple of hours sail upriver from Erith, they have a pontoon on the club house which you can often lie alongside and will receive a warm welcome in the bar. Co hosts with Erith and Gravesend for the London River Travellers Trophy

Thurrock Yacht Club - In between Erith and Gravesend they have deep water moorings and a causeway you can land on to visit the Club

Gravesend Sailing Club - A couple of hours sail downriver from Erith, have deepwater moorings off their tidal basin. Co hosts with Erith and Greenwich for the London River Travellers Trophy

SYM Sailing Club - Stubbers Young Mariners

Cruising Association - The Cruising Association is a non-commercial, international organisation, run by and for yachtsmen, to encourage safe, pleasurable cruising under sail or power and to protect the interests of yachtsmen in general. It has a purrpose built HQ overlooking Limehouse Basin, London, and manages Limehouse Basin Marina.

Useful Web Sites of Clubs in our Cruising Area

Benfleet Yacht Club - Club is behind Canvey Island on Essex shore of the Thames, organisers of the annual Nore race.

Upnor Sailing Club

Tollesbury Sailing Club

Marconi Sailing Club

Queenborough Yacht Club

Hostellers Sailing Club - Based at Paglesham has some interesting articles on dinghy cruising

Conyer Cruising Club - Conyer Cruising Club's website which includes a gallery of pictures showing the intricate creeks leading to Conyer where they welcome guests.

River Information

Port of London Authority

Hydographic Office and Tides

River Thames Guide - Guide to general events happening on and around the river


Weather Information

BBC Weather (Shipping Forecast)

Weather for Cruising Yachtsmen

Online Weather - Useful Thames Estuary Sailing Forcast

Synoptic Chart - Reccomended link direct to current synoptic chart

XCWeather - Live Wind Data over whole of UK

Chimet - Weather Reports from Chichester Bar

Burnham Yacht Harbour -


Tollesbury Sailing Clubs Navigation Page - charts and information about Blackwater and Colne

River Ore

River Ore - CA


Deben Entrance


SailKent Guides

Sketch map of Thames Estuary - Estuary sketch map from Hostellers Sailing Club

East Coast Pilot - Navigation page providing updates to the new Imray book 'East Coast Pilot'

The Online Pilot Guide - Free pilot guide

Local Chandlers

Ropeloft - Rope supplies, run by Club Member Joe Taylor

T.C.S - In Thurrock just the other side of the Dartford tunnel

Danson Marine - About four miles away in Blackfen

Other Useful/Interesting Sailing Related Sites

Uk Dinghy - Lots of useful information, aimed at dinghy racing, includes racing tips and news

UK Sail - UK sailing Index with news page up dated daily

Apparent-Wind - General Interest Sailing Site

The Cruising Association

UK Sailing Index

Yachting and Boating World

Boating and Watersports equipment

History of the Medway - Sailing related site set up for people who plan to continue sailing in life's third phase contains articles and sailing links

Other Interest Sites - Interest in water activities takes many forms and a number of our members are also Scuba Divers. Links to some Clubs to which some of our members belong.

Swanley Sub Aqua

London Hellfins

Members Sites - If any members have sites with informatio that might be of interest to other members please contact the webmaster

Alan and Pam Hunt's Site

Keith Hughes's Website (or Galion 22 Owners Association)

Godwin Grimmer's Blog of Harmony's Voyage to Malta