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We Lift Boats…

Roodberg 50T boat hoist, HIAB dockside Crane and Mobile Iron Fairy to enable us to lift out just about any boat.

We look after Boats…

We can Wash, Antifoul, Polish, Service, or arrange everything that your boat needs.

We have a Great Marina…

44 alongside deep-water marina berths, with innovative wavescreen protection & fully serviced with water and electricity, to accommodate boats from 6 to 65 feet.

We have Deepwater Swinging Moorings…

99 sheltered, well maintained swinging moorings with water taxi service and onshore facilities.

We Sell Boats…

Our company has been established since 1938 and we have been the U.K. distributor for Boston Whaler for over thirty years.

We serve great FOOD…

and wine….and beer…… and coffee in our stunning waterfront restaurant & bar.


Lake Yard is located in Poole Harbour, Dorset – England

Poole Harbour is one of the world’s largest natural harbours and its extensive sheltered waters provide a magnificent haven for recreational sailing and water sports.

The North and the South are of complete contrast. The North is very urban with yachtclubs, marinas, boatyards etc. The South consists of a nature reserve, creeks and shoals which are not easily accessible by road, making these secret waters exclusive to yachtsmen.

Your Own Private Haven

Lake Yard provides numerous services for the dedicated sailor, powerboater or the occasional boat user. Regardless of the craft you own or the type of boating you most enjoy, Lake Yard can provide everything you need to make the most of your interests. Take a leisurely look around and you will soon realise this is a place you have always wanted to find. Lake Yard provides exclusive facilities, services and access to some of the finest harbour and coastal waters in the country! With the green Purbeck hills located at the far end of the bay this is a place for people who enjoy both the water and the varied pleasures of life.

Swinging Moorings available!

We believe we offer the perfect place in Poole Harbour to moor your boat. In close vicinity to areas of outstanding natural beauty with uninterrupted views of the harbour and its islands and with nearby adventures to be enjoyed both ashore and on the water. Our season runs from 1st April – 31st October.  To apply for a swinging mooring at Lake Yard you can either; download and return the forms below, email or give us a quick call on 01202 674531. We also have a small number of visitor moorings available for short term visits. Daily, weekly and monthly rates are applicable.  2016 Mooring Application Form  Please also refer to the BMF Edition 15a Terms of Business.

Lake Yard’s Waterfront Bar and Restaurantlycring

Sip a Pimms or sink a pint while reliving your last race or planning your next coastal cruise. Stunning views and relaxed environment ensure you can come as you are, do as you please and stay just as long as you like. See our sample menus.

Marine Businesses at Lake Yard

The Dorset Yacht Co Ltd and Dorset Lake Shipyard Ltd have been family owned and operated since 1938 and 1958 respectively with Squadron Marine Ltd being formed in 1995 to construct a marina dock with pontoon berths for 50 boats. Click here to read more of our history.

Dorset Yacht Co Ltd and Boston Whaler!

Dorset Yacht Co. has proudly been a Boston Whaler dealer since 1974 and stands ready to assist you in finding the vessel that’s perfect for your boating needs. More information can be found on the Boston Whaler website.

Lake Yard’s Waterfront Club

Lake Yard’s waterfront restaurant & bar takes advantage of some spectacular harbour views and also provides easy access for boat owners and crews to the dock and harbour. Emphasis is placed on providing an alternative to the club and waterside facilities currently available in Poole Harbour. The Club is host to a number of successful club activities but maintains and informal and friendly atmosphere – more info

‘Relax, unwind, leave the everyday behind.’

The Delphis Ten Cruiser

The Delphis 10 boasts traditional classic styling combined with protected walkaround decks for safer handling. Her handcrafted, warm cherry wood interior provides a welcoming luxury accommodation. The Delphis 10 is designed to provide comfortable cruising for up to 6 persons safely, without compromising the performance and economy of this exceptional boat – more info

Redwing Racing

Contact Robin Culpan to find out more: 01202 674531

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