Parkstone Sailing Club

Parkstone Yacht Club

Club Information

The Club describes itself as a vibrant, diverse and friendly Sailing Club, offering an extensive range of sailing and social activities for our Members.

Active sailors who will participate in racing / cruising and support the volunteering necessary to facilitate the Club’s activities. Established in 1895, PYC claims to be located on the North shore of the second largest natural harbour in the world. Poole harbour boasts panoramic views, sandy beaches and clean waters.

The Club hosts World, National Championships and Open meetings for a variety of classes and is renowned for Poole Week which is held each year in August, offering Open Regatta racing for classes of Dinghy, and Parkstone Regatta for Cruisers. The club offers training, racing for their youth section and holds Youth Week, which comprised of very active fun days out on the water

The club is substantial in size, with 2800 members enjoying all the advantages of what the active membership that the club has to offer. Both sailing and racing are actively encouraged for the amateur sailor young and old alike. There is a variety of members from amateur to more experienced of all ages.

The club has a large fleet of dinghies which race several times a week. The fleet includes: Darts, RS200s, Flying Fifteens, Wayfarers, Lasers, Toppers, Cadets and ABs enjoy competitive class racing. Smaller fleets of Dolphins, Enterprises, Albacores, Fireballs, Merlin Rockets, RS400s, RS100s and 420s also enjoy class racing.

Cruiser racing take places several days a week also, all size of yachts can compete. The club provides storage in the marina or the moorings in the harbour.  There are also regular rallies off the coastal waters of Poole and the Brittany coast is also a regular venue. 

PYC boosts a new Clubhouse with large changing rooms, showers with a restaurant & bar facilities. The Club employs a number of full time staff to manage certain areas of site such as the yard, restaurant & bar facilities and office.


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Registered Address:
203 West Street,
PO16 0EN.
UK Company Number: 13373656


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