Thames Sailing Club

Thames Sailing club is the UK’s oldest river sailing club, founded in 1870. Located between Surbiton and Kingston on the Surrey bank of the River Thames. The Victorian clubhouse overlooks on the London’s most beautiful stretches of the river.

Come join us at Thames Sailing Club for a fun and informative time sailing or powerboating on the River Thames. Generally with light winds and a relaxed atmosphere, Thames Sailing Club is the perfect place to learn to sailing while enjoying the beauty of the river.

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Thames Sailing Club is an accredited centre by the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) that specialises in courses for all ages.

During school holidays we offer Monday-Friday, 9.30am to 4.30pm courses for individuals aged 7 and above.

On weekends, we provide a variety of activities. Take a look at the courses below or get in touch with us to find out more.

  • Adult Sailing
  • Youth Sailing
  • Regular Youth Sailing Sessions
  • First Aid Courses
  • Powerboat
  • Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)


Bespoke Courses & Private Tuition

We offer customised group or private lessons at times that are convenient for you.


Courses at Thames Sailing Club

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Thames Sailing Club

Portsmouth Rd, Surbiton, Surrey, KT6 4HH