Welcome to Shell Bay Sailing

Learn to sail in a beautiful environment.
Learn to sail in the beautiful, protected waters of Poole harbour

We are a small, friendly sailing school, situated on the Studland peninsula, at the entrance to Poole harbour, close to the southern side of the Sandbanks ferry.

Shell Bay Sailing is an RYA recognised training centre.

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We have direct access to the quiet and protected waters of Poole harbour. When afloat you will enjoy a beautiful sailing area bounded by the unspoilt shores and islands of the harbour, well away from the busy waterways.

We are open every weekend for hire and tuition from April to September, and daily during school holidays.

We can also arrange tailored tuition outside these times

A voucher for tuition or boat hire is an ideal Christmas gift. From £20.

We are now taking bookings for our courses in 2024. Adult levels 2 and 3 on 13/14 April. Level 1 on 27/28 April.

Email us for details.

direct access to the quiet waters of Poole Harbour.
Enjoy direct access to the quiet waters of Poole Harbour
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