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News at Whitstable Yacht Club

Food & drink

Whitstable Yacht Club hosts Keith's Coffee Hut in the forecourt, where hot and cold drinks, and a range of hot snacks are served every day.

We have a full time bar, which offers an extensive range of drinks and snacks. Please come along and sample our Guest Ales!

Members can book the club for a private party or social event, or the Committee Room for a meeting. The club is very flexible, hosting small gatherings and meetings up to large weddings and birthday parties! To book an event members should email the office with their request – office@wyc.org.uk. Please advise the following information in the email:
Date of event, number to be invited, start and finish times, will food be served, will music be booked – if yes - name of band/disco and start/finish times of playing


The Bar Opening Times from 3rd April 2023 are:
DayHours
Monday17.00-20.00
Tuesday14.00-21.30
Wednesday14.00-23.00
Thursday14.00-20.00
Friday13.00-22.00
Saturday12.00-22:00
Sunday12.00-20:00
Bank Holidays will see Friday and Sunday opening times changed to Saturday hours, and Mondays changed to Sunday hours.
The bar may be opened longer if special events or parties are planned (for example Thursday closing times are regularly extended for the Music open mic group). Please discuss your requirement's with a member of the Bar committee giving at least 2 weeks notice.

Social events

Please support your club by attending our social events! Friends & family of members are welcome to attend, providing they are signed in as your guests.

Date Event Description
02/12/2023 - 20:00 WYC Music Club Showcase

WYC Music Club

We’ve gathered over 30 talented club members who are ready to take the stage and deliver a musical journey like no other.

From The Commitments to Duran Duran, ELO to B52s, Eagles to Elton John, Michael Jackson, and even a couple of seasonal surprises to get us in the holiday spirit, our handpicked playlist is designed to keep you dancing and singing along all night long!

8pm to 10.30pm

19/01/2024 - 19:00 UFFA — Yachting’s Eccentric Genius

UFFA Book CoverThe sailing author Malcolm Turner, will give a talk at the club about the sailor and boat designer Uffa Fox. Malcolm’s recent book, UFFA — Yachting’s Eccentric Genius, is the first biography of Uffa Fox to appear for fifty years. Malcolm is an entertaining and amusing speaker, and his talks are often sell-out events. His book has created a lot of interest following the popular UF50 celebration which took place in Cowes in 2022. The event is free, and we’ll send out further details nearer the time.

Tuesday Nights - Games Evening

Every Tuesday from 7pm, Mexican train dominoes, cribbage or bring your own - come and join us! Bit of luck, bit of skill, bit of a laugh, bit of wine!! Or bring your own game.

Wednesday Nights - Pool League Games

From 8pm - Pool league games played by WYC pool teams. Feel free to come and support, or enquire at the bar to join a team!

2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month - WYC Book Club

We currently have two groups that meet on 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, If you’re interested in joining the WYC Book club get in touch with Kellie Gray on 079 6604 6693, it’s a lovely way meet new members whether you’re a sailor or social member.

Thursday Night - Open Pool Nights

From 7pm - open pool night. All over 16’s welcome. Free table, winner stays on unless players present want to change.

1st & 3rd Thursday of the month - Music Club

Meet 1st & 3rd Thursdays of the month 7:30 to 10pm. We pick some songs to rehearse beforehand and get to play together as several bands. Welcome guitarists, singers, keyboards, drums, percussion, flutes, fiddles… anything with a tune! We put on a gig at the club every quarter, aim to showcase 24 songs. Contact: Andrew Provan 07899662412

1st and 3rd Monday of the month - Art club

Starting on the 5th December - Its a fun get together and learn new skills with others, you will need to supply your own equipment. Meet in the sea room between 10:30 and 1:30pm for more details contact Tizzie on 079 2026 2673.

Coffee Club - Every morning

Coffee club - meet every morning from 10.30 in the sea room, this is open to all WYC members

Interested in having WYC host an event?

The club can be booked for private parties. Contact the Club Manager if you are interested in booking the club.

 
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