A Warm Welcome to Woodbridge Cruising Club on the River Deben from the Commodore.  The Club was founded in 1965 to encourage local sailors to explore the numerous estuaries on the East Coast and beyond: to the Thames, the South Coast, the Netherlands, Belgium and France.  Our members organise cruises throughout the Summer and early Autumn, including an introductory cruise of the season to check out the changing bar at the entrance to the River Deben.  During the winter season we have regular talks on Sunday mornings and occasionally on Saturday evenings, covering a wide variety of nautical topics.  These are very popular with members.  We also have six major social functions held in the Club, as well as fortnightly suppers and walks; these too are well attended.  The success of our Club is a tribute to the efforts of the many members who organise cruises, help run the bar, cook in the galley and work in the maintenance group.  We publish a monthly newsletter, On Watch, which in addition to this website, keeps all members up to date with events in the Club. Visiting yachtsmen are most welcome to come to the Club, as are those who might be interested in becoming members.  We are open to visitors on Saturdays and Sundays from 1200 – 1430.  For more information please contact us through our website.

Pilotage into Deben,Ore and Stone Point 2017

The new season’s chart of the Deben entrance is not yet available from the Deben Estuary Pilot website see link below.  Do NOT rely on 2016 data or your chart plotter until the buoys have been set. The new chart should be available for download now around Easter 2017.  River Deben 2017 On February 12th […]

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On Watch February 2017

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Film Night 10th March

The film night on March 10th is now fully booked.  There will be a second showing at a later date which will be announced here.  Keep watching! From 18.30 to 21.30 on Friday March 10th. The entrance fee of £5 will include films and canapes.  (Pay on the night.) The bar will be opened at […]

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Talks Winter 2016 – 2017

The Winter Talks start! Sunday mornings 11:00 prompt. Talk 16th Oct Paul Kelly Permanent Mooring . Methods and Systems. Click image to enlarge                   Talk 30th Oct Stuart Grimwade More photographs of Ipswich Docks through the ages. Click image to enlarge             […]

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