The clubhouse is situated in lovely surroundings with a fine view to delight your friends. The dance floor and lounge can hold up to 90 people and the bar, galley and barbecue are all available for use. The attractive decking to the south of our clubhouse adds to our special venue, with unrivalled and unobstructed views out over the river to Edinburgh and the Forth Bridges. Our grounds also have ample car parking space.
The Clubhouse lounge bar and dancefloor are available to hire by members and non-members for meetings or parties e.g. for Weddings, Birthdays**, Anniversaries, Christenings, Reunions, Barbecues etc. (** Please note that 18th birthday parties are not allowed and 21st parties must be approved by the Management Committee). Members may book on behalf of friends or family.
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.
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||£100|
|– Dance floor and lounge bar||£125|
|– 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|
|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.
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.
Supporting Notes For Above Charges
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 7pm till midnight
Afternoon function typically 1pm till 6pm
All day function 1pm till midnight
Children’s parties typically 2 hours