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All aboard for Zhik Poole Week

by David Harding 9 Aug 2018 15:23 BST 26-31 August 2018
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Entries have topped the ton for Zhik Poole Week and continue to come in apace. Wayfarers, RS200s and 400s, Merlin Rockets, Lasers, Flying Fifteens, Darts, XODs, Dolphins and Cornish Shrimpers all have healthy and growing fleets, while the handicap fleet boasts entries from OKs to Fireballs with many more expected.

New sponsors have been coming aboard too. Hall & Woodhouse are sponsoring Tuesday and providing a free bottle of Tanglefoot beer on registration to every competitor. Charles Stanley have signed up as a silver sponsor as have Bournemouth Digital, who will be creating a new web site for Poole Week 2019 and launching it at this year's event.

There's also good news for anyone who has wanted to enter in previous years but had problems finding accommodation close by: Parkstone Yacht Club now has a list of local members willing to accommodate entrants.

Another good reason to enter now is that rates are discounted for just a few more days, until 13th August.

Zhik Poole Week runs from August 26th to 31st. www.PooleWeek.org

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