London's premier Sailing

London's newest sailing club providing yachting events in the Solent, UK, Europe and worldwide. We operate as a virtual, not for profit, sailing club based in London and the south coast, including boat owner sailing, club regattas and charter based events.

Next Meetup: TBA

Usually we meet at Champagne Charlies in Villiers Street under Charing Cross Station from 1830. However we are suspending these Meetups until the current situation improves. We look forward to seeing you again before too long. If you'd like to make contact please e-mail us at [email protected]

Big Events in 2021

Our trips to lands afar
The Cyclades Islands

The Cyclades Islands

The Club’s curtain raiser to summer in the Med takes us to the unspoilt Cyclades Islands

Galicia - SPain

Galicia - SPain

Galicia National Park is a pocket cruising ground with offshore islands, stunning anchorages in bays with sandy beaches, warm weather and an incredible history.

Cape Verde Islands

Cape Verde Islands

A tropical yet dry climate, volcanic landscapes and an intriguing colonial heritage makes the Cape Verde Islands a fascinating area to explore.

Announcements

Lastest Activity For The Good Life In Sailing
2021 OVERSEAS EVENTS LAUNCH

2021 OVERSEAS EVENTS LAUNCH

Sundowners are providing yacht flotilla holidays and cruises for club members. We launched our calendar of overseas events for 2021 in October. Great Fun, Great Friends, Great Sailing!

SUNDOWNERS YACHT CLUB - RYA AFFILIATION

SUNDOWNERS YACHT CLUB - RYA AFFILIATION

Sundowners Yacht Club announced their RYA Affiliation status in Sep 2015. As an affiliated club, members benefit from RYA insurance on all our sailing trips and our membership constitution codes of practice.

Next Meetup: TBA

Next Meetup: TBA

Sundowners 'Meetup' regularly in London along with our London Sailing and Mediterranean & UK Sailing Meetup groups.

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SOCIAL MEDIA & SAILING CHATTER

SOCIAL MEDIA & SAILING CHATTER

Like and follow our page on facebook, or follow our updates on twitter for club news and sailing chatter. Posts from Sundowners YC and sailing blogs and websites.

blog posts

Keep in touch with the all the latest news and events
14 Aug
2017 Skillbuilders & Nightsailing

Autumn Skillbuilders & Nightsailing 22/24 Sep 2017 – £170 for 5 students

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7 Aug
Club Rally & BBQ – 5/6 Aug: UK home sailing news

We returned to Itchenor Reach this 5/6 Aug with our great format of club rally with ‘b...

19 May
English Riviera Cruise – 24/28 Aug

Sundowners will be heading Southwest for a cruise over the August Bank Holiday weekend.  Sta...

18 May
Club Rally & BBQ – 20/21 May

Our summer home UK sailing started with our Easter Cruise, cross channel last month....

testimonials

What our happy members say
I am fairly new to sailing so wanted to get out on the water and spend time with experienced sailors who could help me gain experience and add to my sailing skills. I was lucky enough to discover Sundowners Yacht club. So far I've been on two great trips, one to Greece and one to The Solent and both were a huge success. It's a very welcoming and friendly club with regular drinks/ meet ups in central London , great fun and a very relaxed bunch of people.

Philip

Sundowners Yacht Club provide great sailing experiences and friendly people to go with. I knew no-one on the cruise I signed up for in Scotland this summer round the Isles of Skye, Rassay and Rona. No matter - we had a brilliant time with some good winds and exciting sailing - when you've got a qualified and first rate skipper, an experienced first mate and enthusiastic crew you can't go wrong! The food was delicious, dolphins danced in the bow waves and seals regularly bobbed up to see us.

Steve

I have been on 3 overseas trips. I have learnt so much with really patient skippers . The trips are really well prepared, and the whole club is run on a light touch basis with a focus of enabling everyone to enjoy their sailing as much as possible.

Robin