Tankerton Bay Sailing Club - Kent
The best sailing club on the North Kent coast
The best sailing club on the North Kent coast
Racing and cruising for a variety of abilities
The view
Cadet club
Fun series
Mixed fleet racing

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..

2021 Programme now issued - we start rigging from the 2nd April  - check out the full details here  

New covid guidance and our phased plan to return to being fully open now issued - see latest News item



Learn to sail this staycation!

With the real prospect of being able to get out on the water over the summer, Tankerton Bay Sailing Club is very pleased to be able to offer a full training programme this year – including Royal Yachting Association (RYA) courses especially designed for those wanting to learn to sail at whatever age – and less formal Have-a-Go sessions for total beginners who would like to try sailing for the first time, or Sailing Variety sessions – an action-packed afternoon, suitable for

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Man of Kent Regatta - 12th June 2021

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED   Tankerton Bay Sailing Club is delighted to be holding the prestigious East Kent Yachting Associations Man of Kent Regatta on Saturday the 12th June 2021.  

Three races will be run back-to-back starting at 1255 with committee boat start – the event is open to all dinghies and multihulls (with a PY number from EKYA affiliated clubs).

Early Bird entry fee (before the 1st June) is £12 for single hander and £20 for doubl

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Celebrating our season - virtually - December 2020

What a strange season! Who would have thought we would have ended with a Virtual AGM attended by around 30 members followed a month later by a Virtual Prize Giving attended by around 40 members when the year started. Despite the pandemic and only managing to get on the water from Mid May, we have had a very successful year managing to run most of the racing series and even putting on more cruises and supported sailing days. The balcony and hatch to the bar/galley work

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Latest Members Communication - February 2021

In our latest Newsletter we share with our members our New 2021 sailing, training,cruising and social calendar, an update on the committe, virtual sailing and proposals for a Saturday morning Cadet club this summer (covid permitting) .

The club remains closed, but we are hopeful the ristrictions will ease to allow us to open cautiously and conservatively late March and early Arpil,  Check out our controls out here  for duties and here for the main plans

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Coronavirus update

Coronavirus prevention at TBSC - 13th March 2021

Using guidance from the Governement and the RYA we have updated our plan for a phased return to normality. This builds on the Overall Covid Risk Assessment for the club, the Covid Guidance documents we issued last year and provides a path to re-opening. Our initial steps in April this year will be staggered boat rigging and unsupported sailing from the Easter weekend followed by supported sailing and racing over the nex

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Tide Times & Heights for Whitstable Approaches on 31st July 2021

Low Tide 00:110.93m
High Tide 06:204.72m
Low Tide 12:101.43m
High Tide 18:234.88m
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