1. Gear
2. Insurance
3. Boatmakers, repairs and craftspeople
4. Sail repairs
5. Associations
6. Towbars
7. Safety
8. Local
9. Wetsuit and Drysuit repairs
10. Second hand dinghies
11. Useful Facebook Groups
12. Other

1. Gear

Online chandleries

Force 4 – RS parts
Rooster Sailing
P & B

Chandleries in Poole

Force 4 Poole
Quay West Marine
Piplers of Poole

Local Swanage shops

Eureka sell some sailing gear such as boots, gloves

Boat covers

Rain and sun
Trident boat covers

2. Insurance

3. Boatmakers and craftspeople

Chris Somner Dinghy services (Facebook)

Summerwine boats, The Stone Barn, Whitecliffe Farm, Whitecliffe Road, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2RL
Tel: +44 (0) 1929 42 43 68
Maker of the among others, the Spirit of Marion

Custom Made Boat Covers and Repair Service, Facebook
Dawn Hand Morgan

4. Sail repairs

Bee’s Sail Repairs (Facebook)- is a mobile service normally work out of Parkstone Yacht Club.

Repairs to sails and boat covers. New webbings of allsorts,trampolines etc. Bespoke bags, webbings etc.

Mobile: 074 0235 9465

5. Associations

Boat class associations page

6. Towbar fitting and trailer servicing

TC Reeves & Sons – (Towbar Technix) Mobile service

7. Safety

Swanage NCI – Coastwatch
Swanage Coastguard
Swanage RNLI
Weather page – always check the weather forecast and tides

8. Swanage

Swanage Sea Rowing Club

9. Drysuit Repairs
Unit 14/Glenmore Business Park/Blackhill Rd,
Holton Heath,
Dorset, Poole BH16 6NL.
Tel: 01202 622520 – Portland

DIY repairs, try this StormSure repair kit.

10. Second hand dinghies

Check the class website for your boat, they usually have for sale sections and also the usual second hand websites like:
Dinghies and Dinghy Bits for Sale

11. Useful Facebook Groups

Dinghy and Boat Advice
Dinghies and Dinghy Bits for Sale

12. Other

Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson Sailing foundation
Bart’s Bash
Dinghy Cruising Association