Tankerton Bay Sailing Club - Kent
Sailing currently on hold - watch this space for updates
Sailing currently on hold - watch this space for updates
Racing and cruising for a variety of abilities
Club clothing available to purchase - check off the water pages
Posing before the race!

Tankerton Bay Sailing Club

Situated on the North Kent Coast, an area popular with sailors, the Tankerton Bay Sailing Club was formed in 1962. There is a friendly atmosphere, welcoming all ages and all abilities.

We sail most weekends from late March through to early November, enjoying dinghy and catamaran racing, cruising and relaxed sailing supported by a fun social programme 

As an accredited RYA Training Centre we offer a range of course plus "have a go" days and sailing experiences for all abilities. 

If you would like to find out more, then please use the contact us form..

1st June 2020 - we are only open for unsupported sailing by our more experienced sailors with the main club closed until further notice due to the Covid-19 crisis. We have recenty issued a plan to slowly re-open the club in line with both Government and RYA advise. Details of our plan can be found on the recent Covid-19 news item. Sorry for any inconvience. The Club Committee  

Latest Members Communication - June 2020

In our latest Newsletter we share with our members how we are starting to open the club (cautiously) to some of our more independent sailors and what our plans are for the forthcoming months – but of course this is all down to how we all behave and how the virus responds to this gentle easing. In the update we are also sharing our plan for a phased return to the club, an update on unsupported sailing, more news from the archive team, our donation to the carers and the the late

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Coronavirus update

Coronavirus prevention at TBSC - 7th June 2020

Using guidance from the RYA and Sport England we have developed a plan for a phased return to normality. This builds on the Overall Covid Risk Assessment for the club, the Unsupported Sailing Guidance document we issued out mid-May in our membership, and provides a path to a slow re-opening. Our initial steps in May were to allow unsupported Sailing. Our next stages include completing the winter works (we are asking members and fri

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A living legacy - In recognition of Gordon and Jimmy Smallridge

We are delighted to receive a generous £1000 donation from Anne Martin (nee Smallridge) and her companion DIck Howard in memory of her late father, Gordon Smallridge a former TBSC Commodore, and mother Jimmy, who were part of the group who helped found the club in the early '60s. Anne and Dick have lived in Canada since the mid 1960's and Anne contacted the club last Autumn following her father and mothers recent passing. 

The money will support&nbs

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2019 Laying Up Supper

The Laying Up Supper topped off a brilliant year with 100 TBSC members and friends enjoying our annual Black Tie DInner and Dance  at the Marine Hotel. A great evening of dining, dancing, laughing and prize giving. As well as cups and trophies for the racing series winners, and certifcates for  2nd and 3rds, the individual awards this year went to Mike Coleman (helmsman of the year), Jenny Chambers (helmslady of the year), Ethan Low (Cadet of the year and winner of the ina

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Assistant Instructors - our cadet fleet are showing the way

Our cadets are really showing the way, as they have a great day training as trainee Assistant instructors  - brilliant work team as they start on the journey to becoming RYA Instructors. Another good reason for joining the club that caters for all ages and abilities.    

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Tide Times & Heights for Whitstable Approaches on 10th July 2020

High Tide 04:514.99m
Low Tide 10:441.15m
High Tide 16:545.06m
Low Tide 23:250.82m
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