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.

We offer:


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 now taking bookings for our adult courses for 2022.

There is still space available on the RYA level 2 course on 23/24 April, and we are also taking bookings for the RYA level 1 course on 28/29 May.

There are junior RYA courses running in the Whitsun week and throughout the summer holidays.

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