Facilities at Poole Yacht Club

The facilities at Poole Yacht Club are considered the most prestigious on the South Coast. With a sheltered Haven for 350 yachts, Dinghy park for 250 dinghies, boat lift for haulout of boats 25 Ton and access to Poole Harbour at any state of the tide, it's no wonder we are envy of other sailing clubs.

Inside our Clubhouse, our dining room and bar are second to none for a private members' club. With stunning views over Poole Harbour, the Lounge is a place to relax, catch up with friends, and watch the boats go by. Enjoy a drink looking out over the Haven, discus the latest race over lunch, play a game of billards or darts, or take a turn on the piano

With spacious changing rooms opening right onto the Haven, it's the most confortable and convient way to get out on the water.

Our on-shore Race hut commands a great view of Poole Harbour, allowing for easy access to the dinghy racing area, and better control of restarts and recalls.


We have Poole Harbour Moorings for 51 boats for members, renewable on an annual basis.

On the 1st of January the application forms for moorings are released. Moorings are assigned on a first come, first served basis. Upon successful application, the mooring space is available from the 1st of April to the 30th of September.

Moorings are usually available, with only occasional short waiting lists.

During daylight hours we run a free shuttle service from the Haven to the Harbour Moorings.
This service runs every hour, on the hour.

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The Bar and Restaurant

With stunning views over Poole Harbour, the Lounge is a place to relax, catch up with friends, and watch the boats go by.


We serve lunch everyday throughout the year from 12pm to 2pm.
Cold sandwiches are available from the bar between 12pm and 5pm.


Race food is served for dinner Monday to Thursday throughout the sailing season (May to September), and on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the offseason.
Every Friday throughout the year we serve a gourmet ala carte menu.

The Bar

Our Bar stocks a large selection of spirits, lagers, ales and wines.
We feature a guest ale which we rotate regularly.

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The Haven

The Haven provides sheltered berthing for over 350 boats with a depth of 2 metres at Mean Low Water Springs. The pontoons allow for boats up to 40’ maximum length.

Recently refurbished, the Haven looks better than ever. With power running to each berth for easy battery charging and lights running along the pontoons make for night access, and improved security.

There are four main pontoons: A-D looking north to south. From the entrance A is on the right whilst D is to the left.

The Waiting Pontoon is for members to load and unload their boats (max stay 2 hours).
To the left-hand side as you enter from the Harbour, the G pontoon holds the R19 fleet. To the right-hand side, the F Pontoon holds smaller boats. Further on is the E Pontoon for Dayboats.

Members are allocated berths on a seniority basis.

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Changing Rooms

With spacious changing rooms opening right onto the Haven, it's the most comfortable and convenient way to get out on the water.

After an exhilarating day out on the waves, warm up and wash off the salt with a hot shower. Then join us in the bar for a warming drink.


With a distinguished history of events from lavish weddings and unforgettable birthdays to international sailing competions, our Club is the perfect venue for any and all occasions.

With access to the Club's RIBs and race hut, Poole Harbour makes a fantastic racing venue, or just a relaxing sailing afternoon.

The function rooms at Poole Yacht Club are available for hire for members’ private events.

There are a variety of rooms available to suit any size of function or activity and our full service bar and kitchen is also at your disposal, so you can be sure that your function will be well catered for.

Give your guests an experience to remember.

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