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Local contacts

Below are some useful contacts for visiting sailors and their non-sailing friends within walking distance or a local (01227-) phone call.


What you needWho supplies itWhereTheir Tel.Our Comments
AccommodationSee accommodation listN/AN/ABest value = Bunks at WYC for £15 per night
Beers, Wines & SpiritsThe Steward, WYC3-4 Sea Wall272942Open to members throughout the week
Boat ParkingThe beach master3-4 Sea Wall272942Keep your boat here, if you enjoyed the open meeting
BreakfastThe steward, WYC3-4 Sea Wall272942Traditional British fry-up on Sunday mornings in season
ChandleryThe Dinghy StoreSea Wall274168Specialists in equipment for sailors and yachtsmen
ChandleryWhitstable MarineSea Wall262525Specialists in motor boats and jet skis
ChandleryWhitstable WindsurfingBeach Walk276566Specialists in windsurfing gear and wetsuits
CoastguardH.M. CoastguardIsland Wall999If in doubt, call. Don't think twice about it
DoctorWhitstable Health CentreGorrell Tank594520Non-residents treated for emergencies in this community practice
Governing BodyRoyal Yachting AssociationWeb SiteN/AYour trade association. Individual members welcome
HarbourHarbour masterThe Harbour274086First call for visiting yachtsmen
InsuranceW. H. InsuranceWeb SiteN/ANo local specialist, so go direct to market leader
LifeboatRoyal National Lifeboat InstituteThe Harbour99921 foot Atlantic RIB launchable at all states of the tide www.whitstablelifeboat.org.uk
Museum - Local HistoryWhitstable MuseumOxford Street276998Essential viewing for tourists on the heritage trail
Museum - OystersSeasalter ShellfishThe Harbour262003Find out what brought the Romans here
RailwayConnex EnquiriesPremium Rate Call0345-484950One fast and one slow train to London every hour
Sailing SchoolWild Times3-4 Sea Wall282800Dinghy sailing and windsurfing taught to beginners
SailmakerNorthrop SailsRamsgate(01843)851665Sail repairs & made to measure sailmaking
SeafoodCrab & Winkle RestaurantThe Harbour779377Eat in style admiring the best view in town
SeafoodPearsons Crab & Oyster HouseHorsebridge272005Pub grub with a difference
SeafoodRoyal Native Oyster StoresThe Horsebridge276856The Whitstable Oyster Company's very own outlet
SeafoodWheelers Restaurant8, High Street273311The original - cheap, cheerful & charismatic
Swimming PoolWhitstable Swimming PoolThe Harbour772442Brand new 25 metre pool and fitness club
TaxiWhitstable Taxis1, Red Lion Lane262120Get you home till 12.00 weekdays, and even 3.00 at weekends
Tourist OfficeTourist Information Centre7, Oxford Street275482Accommodation, what's on and where to go
Weather ForecastWash to North ForelandPremium Rate Call0336 400 455Regional inshore forecasts updated twice daily