Clubhouse and Bar opening hours

(visitors welcome)

Wednesday: 8pm – 10pm

Friday: 7.30pm – 10pm

Saturday: 3pm – 5pm

Sunday: 3pm – 6pm

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: Closed

Our clubhouse is situated in lovely surroundings on the banks of the Forth with stunning vistas across to Edinburgh, up to the Forth Bridges and to Islands and sailing in the bay which will delight your friends and make your event memorable in this picturesque location.

Our clubhouse has a dance floor, lounge, deck and sitting room and can hold up to 90 people with fully-equipped bar, galley and barbecue areas all available for use and hire. Private functions and events can be organised from £50 (2 hour minimum hire) – full prices below.

We have attractive gardens and decking to the south of our clubhouse which adds to our special venue, with unrivalled and unobstructed views out over the river providing beautiful backdrops to your event. Our grounds also have ample car parking spaces and disabled parking, disabled toilet and ramp access to our clubhouse.

The Clubhouse lounge bar and dancefloor are available to hire by members and non-members for meetings, parties and private events:  e.g. for Weddings, Birthdays**, Anniversaries, Christenings, Reunions, Wakes, Barbecues etc. Members may book on behalf of friends or family with discounts for members.

(** Please note that 18th birthday parties are not allowed and 21st parties must be approved by the Management Committee).

We have a fully licensed bar and professional standard kitchen in the galley.

Purchase of alcohol by non-members

Under the terms of the licencing laws, non-members wishing to purchase alcohol, must first be signed into the guest book by a club member. The guest book is available from the bar staff.

For enquiries or to hire our clubhouse, please contact our Rear Commodore Social, or phone us on 01383 – 822778. Check our calendar to see if your preferred date is free. The enquiry form is downloadable here.

The clubhouse is also available to hire during weekdays. Please contact our Rear Commodore Social to discuss your requirements.

Hire charges are outlined in the following table (members are entitled to a 50% discount on these charges, except for weddings) –

Evening and Weekend Afternoon functions
– Dance floor per hour £20
– Dance floor and lounge bar per hour £25
Children’s Parties
– Dance floor per hour (during opening times) £25
Weddings – all day
– Access from 9am to set up £300
– Access to set up from 7pm previous evening £400
Weddings – Evening reception
– Access to set up from 4pm £100
– Access to set up from 11am £150
Corkage per bottle (no more than 30 bottles)
 – Wine & Sparkling wine £8
 – Champagne £10
Christenings and Funerals (Dance floor & lounge bar); prices on application depending on requirements
Hire of gas BBQ
– £40 with £20 returnable if BBQ returned clean

Assistance with caterers and entertainment can be provided for all functions. If you have different requirements from the above, then contact our bar manager to discuss your requirements.

Please note:

A deposit of £100 is payable in advance for all functions. This will be refunded provided there are no damages and the clubhouse and galley are left clean and tidy after the event.

Ad hoc events during normal opening hours which are sailing-related meetings or organised by registered charitable bodies are free of charge.

No bookings on a Tuesday during sailing season or during youth week

When hiring the clubhouse all drinks must be bought from the club bar unless corkage has been arranged in advance, with the exception of soft drinks for children’s parties

Timings for hires (a late licence may be available)

Evening function typically 7pm till midnight

Afternoon function typically 1pm till 6pm

All day function 1pm till midnight

Children’s parties typically 2 hours

Please read the Club Code of Social Conduct and Customer Complaints Procedure in advance of any booking.