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About

Founded in 1852, 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.

Interested in being part of our community?

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Facilities

Our facilities have been called the finest for a private members’ club on the South coast. With a newly refurbished pontoon, lit walkways and electricity to each finger berth, the quality of our members' experience just keeps improving!

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Sailing Professional

I am very excited to develop this new role at the club.
I have 11 years of experience working in the sailing world as a qualified RYA Instructor.
My qualifications are; Senior Dinghy Instructor, Advanced Dinghy Instructor, Race Coach and I am also a Kayaking and Paddle-boarding Instructor.
You will find me in the sailing office, outside beside the changing rooms.
email: sailing@pooleyc.co.uk

Best Regards
Katie Hooper
PYC Sailing Professional

Poole Yacht Club Regatta

Sat 16 Jun - Sun 17 Jun 2018

Saturday

3 x Regatta races

Sunday

3 x Regatta races

Cruiser Twilight Trophy Pursuit race


All competitors must enter by 11 June
Online entry available from 29 May at www.pooleyc.co.uk

Entertainment during the day including Swimming Pool, Lucky Dip, Crabbing & more! Tea, Coffee & cakes
Bacon Rolls (Morning) Beer Festival – starting Friday night
Hog Roast – 2 sittings (17.30 & 20.00 approx)
Evening – Band Icarus starting at 20.00hrs............ and more!

Registration from 9.00 – 10.00 am Saturday.
Competitor briefing Saturday 10.00 a.m.

Friendly Fridays

7 p.m.- 9 p.m.
Every Friday starting April 20th

This is a friendly chance to sail your dinghy. It is not a training or a racing session.

Sailing starts April 20th, then every Friday until September 7th.

Please have your boat ready to launch and arrive on the patio, in your sailing clothes.
Please bring appropriate clothing ready for a 6pm briefing.
Up to 90 minutes sailing with a RIB as leader and safety cover, then back to the patio or the academy for barbecue and drinks from the bar.
You do not need to book, just turn up.

It is free if you have paid race fees for your boat, otherwise, the charge is £20 for as many FriendlyFridays as you like in the season.

There may be places to try crewing or helming on dinghies (some R 19's will be involved).

Come and join us for relaxed dinghy sailing, fun and a barbecue

Our Sailing and Social Calendar

With a packed Sailing Programme throughout the season, and a busy social calendar throughout the year, there is always something happening at the Club.

See our upcominging events, from racing to cruising, Regatta's to quizes, training opportunities to taster sessions.

There's plently to see and do.

Commodore's and Sailing Secretary’s Newsletter

May 2018

Every month our Commodore Nye Davies and our Sailing secretary Tracey Lee write short newsletters about what's happening at the Club.

It's the perfect way to find out about the General Committee, progress being made on various issues, updates to the Club and the social and sailing calendar.

The Commodore’s newsletter is also printed, with copies available in the Clubhouse.

How to become a Member

Thinking about joining the Club?

Poole Yacht Club is a community brought together by their love of the sea.
Want to be involved in competive racing? Our packed Sailing Programme throughout the season provides local, national and international level sailing.

Looking to improve or never been sailing before? Our excellent RYA-Accredited training for adults and children at all levels will help your confidence and ability grow.

Trying to find a social group for relaxing cruising and day sailing? Our cruising section wants to help you plan the journey and share the story on your return.

Our superb facilities, Class and National Events and Strong Volunteer ethos make us the finest sailing Club on the South Coast.
We're the perfect way to get out on the waves.

Does this sound like something you would like to be part of?

We are currently accepting new members, apply today!

Day Starts Time Classes Ends
Sun 4 Mar 10:30 A,2,3,R,4 8 Apr
Mon 2 Apr 18:20 T,7,G,D,8 3 Sep
Mon 10 Sep 18.00 (T,7,G,D),8 1 Oct
Tues 27 Mar 18.15 R,1,3,A,B,2 4 Sep
Weds 3 Apr 10.30 SCOWS 26 Dec
Weds 3 Apr 18.00 Training 26 Sep
Thurs 5 Apr 18.15 R,7,G,D,O,8 6 Sep
Fri 30 Mar 18.25 R,3 4 May
Fri 6 Apr 18.25 Friendly Fridays 7 Sep
Sat 31 Mar 14.00 (T,7) (G,D),8 12 May
Sat 1 Sep 14.00 (T,7) (G,D),8 27 Oct
Sat 3 Nov 13.00 (T,7) (G,D),8 8 Dec
1
Class 1 Cruiser
A
Class 1A Cruiser
B
Class 1B Cruiser
2
Class 2 Cruiser
3
Class 3 Cruiser
4
VPRS Non-Spinnaker Cruiser
J
All Cruisers inc. R19s
R
R19
D
YW Dayboat
G
GP14
0
Osprey
7
Laser Handicap
F
Fast Handicap Dinghies
T
Slow Handicap Dinghies & Hobie Cats
E
Medium Handicap Dinghies
8
Joint E, F & 9
9
Asymmetric and Foiling Handicap Dinghies

Volunteering

There are many areas of club life where volunteers are needed to ensure events run smoothly. These range from the regular Race Hut and RIB team volunteers for the Racing Series, Trophy and Open events to additional on-shore volunteers at big events like National Championships and the annual Club Regatta. Please submit a Volunteer Form to let organisers know for which events you are available.

Poole Yacht Club uses DutyMan to manage our volunteering schedule.

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