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. Due to unprecedented demand 2021 is fully booked and we are now taking details for 2022 

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

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Pirates of Tankerton Bay

One quiet Saturday in August a sound that would send shivers through the hearts of most landlubbers was heard across Tankerton Bay ----- ARGGHHHHH SHIVER ME TIMBERS!!

Pirates had landed at the club for one day only – helped by Jayne and Jenny this merry band of around 40 pirates ranging from aged 5 (we start ‘em young!) to over 70 (we make ‘em work until their bones is brittle!) enjoyed on the beach and club house games ranging from tug of war, the egg and spoon (t

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Our First Real Post Covid Social

On the 21st August over 40 of our members joined us for an evening of music, drinks and takeaway pizza on our beautiful balcony!

We had a relaxed and fun evening session on the balcony with two live acoustic sets from local musician Mark Lees. Mark has now serenaded us three times in recent years and always brings a cracking sunset with him. We had a keg of local Seasider ale, plenty of banter and great company. Check out the photos from the event.

Great music Mark an

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Cadet Club - a ROARING success!

Well done to Ross, Charlie, Hannah and all the mums and dads!

This year’s inaugural cadet club has been a ROARING success. We've run it for 7 weeks from the middle of June into early August and over 20 of our cadets have taken to it likes ducks to water. Our aim of getting the clubs youngsters interested in sailing in a fun and enjoyable way with games both on and off the water has really hit the mark. So much so that even the cancellation of the first weekends C

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STOP PRESS - FULLY BOOKED 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

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Man of Kent Regatta - 12th June 2021

Over 55 boats on the water Tankerton Bay Sailing Club were delighted to hold this year’s prestigious East Kent Yachting Associations Man of Kent Regatta on Saturday the 12th June 2021.  

With very light to non-existent winds, the three races planned turned into one very long slow race. Nonetheless, over 55 boats of the 60 registered made the journey to Tankerton to compete in the Regatta. The "all in" race included boats of all classes from

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Tide Times & Heights for Whitstable Approaches on 21st January 2022

High Tide 02:325.19m
Low Tide 08:570.58m
High Tide 14:585.11m
Low Tide 20:570.97m
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