Tuesday 6th October 2015 – Isle of Portland Slide Show

The members of the Trust met for the first meeting of the new Winter Programme on 6th October at Parkstone Yacht Club. Jacky and Mike Smith gave a slide show … Continue Reading →


Corrected AGM Details

The programme has been updated to show the correct AGM date of Tuesday 14th April 2015, not Tuesday  the8th. We look forward to seeing you then at the Canford Magna … Continue Reading →


Tuesday 18th November 2014 – Autumn Supper

On the 4th November, the Autumn Supper was held at the Parkstone Yacht Club where 84 Trust Members and their guests had an enjoyable evening with excellent food. The Chairman, … Continue Reading →


Tuesday 7th October 2014 – Naval Pinnace 199 a talk by Ivan Steele

The first meeting on the winter programme was held at Parkstone Yacht Club. Having made a donation to the Pinnace Trust in the last year, we were delighted to welcome … Continue Reading →


18th March 2014 National Coastwatch Institute

Gordon Macpherson Senior Watchkeeper   at St. Aldhelm’s Head began his talk with the story of two Cornish fishermen who drowned within sight of a former coastguard watch station.  It was … Continue Reading →


Tuesday 18th February – Aquaculture in Poole Harbour

Malcolm Parry-Davies welcomed two Poole Harbour Commissioners who were our speakers for the evening. Prof. John Humphreys, a marine biologist, started his talk by reviewing world fishing. Wild fishing production … Continue Reading →


Tuesday 28th January – Smuggling Tales and Trails – Rob Curtis

Rob Curtis a Dorset historian and Blue Badge Guide presented a fascinating story of smuggling from an occasional enterprise to smuggling on an industrial scale with an estimated 70% of … Continue Reading →


Tuesday 7th January 2014 – New Year Supper Party at the Royal Motor Yacht Club

The Trust’s New Year Supper Party was held on the 7th of January. Sixty-three members and guests attended the occasion held at the Royal Motor Yacht Club. After the meal … Continue Reading →


Tuesday 3rd December 2013 – “Poole Harbour Happenings” a talk by Richard Lacey – Chairman PHC

Richard Lacey, Chairman of Poole Harbour Commissioner, gave a fine talk on the current happenings and a look into the future of Poole Harbour and the Commission. He described the … Continue Reading →


Tuesday 19th November – “Caring for the Coast” – A talk by Tony Flux, National Trust Marine Advisor

The evening lecture entitled Caring for the Coast was given at the Royal Motor Yacht Club by Tony Flux Marine Advisor to the National Trust. He spoke of the many … Continue Reading →