Tamesis Club

About Tamesis Club

Founded in 1885, Tamesis is one of the most active and popular sailing clubs in south west London. Our clubhouse in Teddington is on the first non-tidal reach of the River Thames between Kingston Bridge and Teddington Lock. We provide racing for five different dinghy classes every Sunday morning throughout the year and handicap races on Thursday evenings in the summer. We also hold a number of Regattas and Special Races (see Events page).

There are lots of reasons to join Tamesis. We are a friendly, family club offering excellent facilities, sail training, and a lively social programme. Joining is easy with lots of membership options for sailors, non-sailors, individuals and families. Please visit us any Sunday morning if you would like to find out more, or click here to get in touch.

When we sail

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The club offers 14 RYA courses in Dinghy sailing, Power boating and First Aid – most boating courses take two days – a popular format runs on consecutive Sunday afternoons. First Aid courses take a single Saturday.

Go to the RYA Training Page here.

If you want to give sailing a go then get in touch and we’ll arrange a sail with one of our experienced helms in our new Wayfarer dinghy. Along with the helm, the Wayfarer is large enough for 2 adults or a parent with two children, meaning family members can try out together.

Contact and FAQ

If you have any questions then please get in touch by going to our Contact Us page, or see our FAQ.

Duty for Members

Latest news

Tammy Trains

On Sunday several of our regulars were joined by new members from the Push The Boat Out open day the previous Saturday  making an impressive

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Sunday Drifter

          The wind got up eventually and we had a good sail.  It was a bit gloomy, but it just goes

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Drifty Saturday Cadets

    The cadets arrived to find little or no wind, but things improved a bit after they got on the water. Thanks to Jonathan

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John Dunkley’s Funeral

John Dunkley’s Funeral – Wednesday 29th May. John’s Funeral will take place at Mortlake Crematorium at 12.45.  There will be a reception afterwards at Tamesis

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  1. Bank Holiday Handicap Pursuit 1st start 11am

    Monday 27 May @ 11:00 - 12:30
  2. Saga Trophy 5

    Thursday 30 May @ 19:15 - 20:15

    Sunday 2 June @ 00:00
  4. Saga Trophy 6

    Thursday 6 June @ 19:15 - 20:15

    Friday 7 June @ 19:30 - 22:30
  6. Summer Series 7

    Sunday 9 June @ 13:55 - 15:55
  7. Saga Trophy 7

    Thursday 13 June @ 19:15 - 20:15
  8. CUTTY SARK BOLT race in aid of Cutty Sark

    Sunday 16 June @ 00:00