What’s happening onshore

 

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In and around Poole

Poole_Tourism_LogoIf you’ve not visited the area before, you’ll find a wealth of things to see and do in and around the area. Poole has an excellent variety of restaurants offering great food in some spectacular locations. Poole Quay is a bustling hive of activity and a great place to sit back & watch the activities on the water. For more information about where to stay and what you can see and do as part of your visit to Poole for the 2018 Regatta, take a look at the Poole Tourism website.

 

Regatta Social Programme

Aside from the superb racing, Poole Regatta offers great facilities for visiting yachtsmen plus a full social programme, including food, music, bar extensions and free evening water transport.

A Welcome Reception will be held for all entrants on Friday night. Poole Yacht Club will be hosting Saturday night,  Parkstone Yacht Club Sunday night, and Royal Motor Yacht Club will hold the Prizegiving on Monday afternoon.

Free water transport is arranged to and from the local yacht clubs for the social events and the prize giving ceremony and in addition free late night transport by minibus will be available to take you back to wherever your boat is based.

 

 


Where to stay
Accommodation lists can be obtained from the local clubs as follows:
From the Parkstone Yacht Club website or by e-mailing Poole Yacht Club at depgenmgr@pooleyc.co.uk and mentioning Poole Regatta.
A limited number of places for campervans are also available at Poole Yacht Club – ask for details from the same email address.

Rockley Park Holiday Park is nearby for caravan hire – see
www.haven.com/parks/dorset/rockley-park
For holiday flats/properties see www.quayholidays.co.uk

Poole has a wide variety of Hotels and Guest Houses. The following are all close to the town centre, and also have parking. For more information on where to stay visit the Poole Tourism website.

Arndale Court Hotel
62-66 Wimborne Road
Poole
BH15 2BY

Tel: 1202 683746
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Express by Holiday Inn
Walking Field Lane
Poole
BH15 1RZ

Tel: 01202 649222

Hotel du Vin
The Mansion House
Thames Street
Poole
Just off the Quay with excellent Bistro dining.

Tel: 0844 748 9265
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Premier Inn
(Poole Centre)
Holes Bay Rd
Poole

Tel: 0871 527 8892
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Premier Inn
(Poole North)
Cabot Lane
Poole

Tel: 0871 527 8894
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Thistle Hotel
The Quay
Poole
BH15 1HD

Phone: 0871 376 9032
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RNLI College
West Quay Road
Poole BH15 1HZ

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Where to eat
There are some excellent restuarants and small bistros on and around Poole Quay, which offer the perfect venue for a relaxing evening after a hard days racing.

Banana Wharf
Dolphin Quay
(opposite Poole Quay Boat Haven).
Breakfast for crew from 0800.
Good for a team dinner but book early.

Telephone:01202 665062
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Oriel Restaurant
Seaway House
The Quay
Poole, BH15 1HJ
Open 09.00 for hot breakfasts (please book if large numbers)

Telephone: 01202 679833
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Hotel du Vin
The Mansion House
Thames Street
Poole
Just off the Quay with excellent Bistro dining.

Tel: 0844 748 9265
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Deli on the Quay
Dolphin Quays
Poole BH15 1HH
(Opposite Poole Quay Boat Haven)
Fresh sandwiches/packed lunches etc made to order over the weekend.
Open 09.00 for continental breakfasts.

Tel: 01202 660022
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Weatherspoons
21 The Quay
Poole, BH15 1HJ
Open 07.00 for hot breakfasts.

Tel: 01202 664380
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Where to stock up on provisions
Deli on the Quay
Dolphin Quays
Poole BH15 1HH
(Opposite Poole Quay Boat Haven)
Fresh sandwiches/packed lunches etc made to order over the weekend.

Tel: 01202 660022
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Tesco Express
Dolphin Quays
Poole BH15 1HH
(Opposite Poole Quay Boat Haven)
Good stock of sandwiches and wide choice of other snacks.

Open 0700 to 2200 each day

Sainsbury’s Local
Orchard Plaza
39 High Street
Poole BH15 1EG
(Short walk from Poole Quay Boat Haven)
Bakery in store and a good stock of sandwiches and wide choice of other snacks.

Open 0700 to 2200 each day