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.

Shell Bay Sailing Centre will be open from 1st April 2018.

We have a range of dinghies for hire, both single handers and larger boats.

New boat for this season is a Topper Argo.

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