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

We still have some space on the adult RYA level 1 course on 10th/11th Sept and the level 2 course on 17th/18th September.

There are also a few spaces left on our summer children's courses.

Boats available to hire every day. Please call us to reserve.

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