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More reasons that ever to enter Zhik Poole Week 2018

by David Harding 20 Apr 2018 10:41 BST 26-31 August 2018
Poole Week action from 2014 © David Harding / www.sailingscenes.com

There are good reasons why Poole Week is becoming a favourite fixture in the diary of so many people who sail dinghies and small keelboats. Here are just a few:

  • Racing in the stunning surroundings of Poole Harbour and Poole Bay
  • Friendly and competitive racing for sailors of all levels
  • Courses tailored to each class, taking full advantage of the expanse of water and spectacular backdrops
  • Class starts for a wide range of classes, plus handicap fleets too
  • Daily prize-givings, including the random draw that can make you a winner wherever you finish!
  • Big savings on Zhik gear
  • Free insurance from CraftInsure for Wednesday's winners
  • Great social events in the evenings
  • Local attractions for non-sailing family members and friends in and around Poole, Bournemouth, the Purbecks and the New Forest
  • Food and drink included for every entrant (almost to the value of the entry fee if you take advantage of the early-bird entry by 8th May)

And just in case you hadn't heard... Parkstone Yacht Club has a brand new clubhouse this year! Come and see why this exceptional building with its outstanding facilities is the talk of the sailing world.

As ever in Poole Week, all classes of dinghies and small keelboats are welcome. Established fleets include Lasers and Laser Radials, Darts, Flying Fifteens, Poole Dolphins, Wayfarers, XODs, Cornish Shrimpers and RSs (combined 100s, 200s and 400s).

If you don't sail one of these, you will be included in one of the handicap fleets, but don't forget to tell your friends: classes with six or more entrants have their own results and with twelve or more you have your own start.

Any non-sailing members of your party will find stacks to do in the local area. Events coinciding or overlapping with Poole Week this year include the Bournemouth Air Show and the Great Dorset Steam Fair.

Find out more and enter at www.PooleWeek.org

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