Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I download an Application or Renewal Form?

    For those wishing to join the club an Application Form with full details is available for downloading and printing. Form and Membership categories etc. can be found on the Membership Page.
    Current Club members are advised when the Renewal Form is available following the AGM in November.

  • What are the Club Rules?

    The Club Rules are defined in this Document

  • Where can I find the list of Duties and what do I do?

    The dates of your Duty are in the Programme and guidelines on the duty are on the Programme Page

  • What are the guidelines for the Officer of the day (OOD)?

    Notes for OODs . These notes provide a comprehensive set of instructions for ALL OODs (experienced or otherwise). View and print the Instructions

  • Where is the Programme for racing and social events?

    Details of racing schedule, duties, and social are on the Programme Page

  • How do I find out my results?

    Results are displayed after each race on the Club Notice Board. Races series and Cup Races are also published on the website on a regular basis; see Results page.

  • What are the official Sailing Instructions?

    These are defined in this Document (PDF file)

  • Are there any Dinghy Spaces?

    Due to the lack of space Dinghy spaces are at a premium, however we will always do our best to fit in a boat owner who is going to regularly participate in club racing.

  • When is the club open?

    The Club is open throughout the racing season according to the Programme; this includes Youth Sailing evenings.
    The Club Bar is open
    Every Sunday from 12pm
    Wednesday evenings from 7.30pm when racing is programmed
    Friday evenings from 6pm

  • Can I park my car at the club?

    Car parking is restricted to permit holders only. Full week permits and limited mid-week parking permits (i.e. Monday-Friday except Bank Holidays or after 18.00 on Wednesdays) can be purchased by full members; contact the Secretary (see Committee)

  • Who organizes Cruiser moorings?

    Moorings are arranged by the Harbour Master and not by the Sailing Club.

  • Where can I stay in Lyme?

    Lyme Regis is a popular holiday resort with many offerings for visitors: hotels, B&B, self catering, camping, etc. See the Links page for useful websites such as the Lyme Tourist Office.

  • Can I learn to sail at Lyme?

    Yes we have plenty of opportunities throughout the year to learn to sail whether young or old, please contact

  • Are there moorings for visiting boats?

    Visitor moorings inside and outside the harbour are arranged by the Harbour Master and not the Club.

  • What classes of boats sail at Lyme?

    Current  classes include Albacores, RS200s, Lasers plus Radials & 4.7s, Phantoms, Fireballs, Scorpions, together with a small number of other classes.

  • Can visitors come and race at the club?

    Visitors are not allowed to enter club races. There are however, many open events throughout the racing season for various classes of boats; check our Programme for dates

  • Can I use the club facilities when on holiday at Lyme?

    Temporary membership is available to visitors; contact the Secretary prior to your holiday (seeCommittee). As a temporary member your are entitled to use of the Club facilities for a period not exceeding 28 days. Temporary members have no right to introduce guests or visitors to the Club, nor enter Club races, nor park in the club car-park.