About

Founded in 1865, we are a Sailing Club with a rich history and strong racing tradition.
With superb access to the sheltered Poole Harbour, our members can be found out sailing at all states of the tide.

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Membership

Our members are a friendly and diverse community; Olympians and novices, long distance cruisers and day skippers, keen racers and recreational sailors.

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Griffin Trophy

Sat 31 Jul
2 p.m.

The start is in the bar where at least one sailor from each class consumes a pint of their choice (no spirits, but water, lemonade and coke all acceptable).
They then race around a course set out in the yard before arriving on the beach where their craft awaits them.
There's a simple course to sail from the beach around a designated mark in the Harbour, back to the beach, run the yard course in reverse and finish at the bar consuming a second pint of something of your choice.

Wareham Trophy

Sat 7 Aug
11 a.m.

D,G,8,T

The Wareham Race: this used to be for GP14s and Dayboats aiming to get up as far as Redcliffe Sailing Club with a suitable tide.

Round the Harbour Islands

Sat 21 Aug
10:30 a.m.

The Round the Harbour Islands Trophy is raced over a highish tide and traditionally takes in Brownsea, Green and Furzey Islands left to port or starboard, depending on winds, tides and commercial ship movements on the day.