The Essex Yacht ClubWilton, Leigh on Sea, SS9 1BD
Situated east of picturesque Leigh Old Town The Essex Yacht Club is a family club. It is particularly proud of its Cadet section, with over 100 cadets. The thing that makes this club stand out is its unique headquarters – a warship. HQS Wilton is a conversion of the first ever glassfibre warship, the Mine Hunter HMS Wilton.
With an extensive sailing program that runs from Easter to October. The events and races cater for everyone, from beginners in Optimists through to high performance dinghies and Cruisers. Members can also store their boats on Club moorings or our own boat racks, adjacent to the club.
There are numerous social events throughout the year, from formal dinners to summer barbeques. These provide entertainment for sailing and non-sailing members.