Poole Maritime Trust day out to view Lyme Regis and the Boat Building Academy

Members of the Poole Maritime Trust had a wonderful day out at Lyme Regis on the 24th May 2016. The weather was warm and sunny. The Regency houses on the … Continue Reading →


Poole Harbour Boat Show 21st – 22nd May 2016

Following the  success of the PMT stand at the initial Poole Harbour Boat Show in 2015,  this year we increased our presence with a 6m x 3m double stand. It … Continue Reading →


BBC feature on the Canford Cup – 1849 Poole Regatta Trophy

Following the Trust’s involvement in the successful acquisition of the Canford Cup, a silver yachting trophy; our chairman Peter Burt was interviewed by the BBC along  with Michael Spender, Arts … Continue Reading →


Tuesday 24th March 2016 – The Swash Channel Wreck, an up-date from Dave Parham

Dave Parham Associate Professor in Archaeology from Bournemouth University came back to give us an up-date on the work on the Swash Channel Wreck. This important wreck lies on the … Continue Reading →


Tuesday 23rd February 2016 – Talk by Nicholas Hance, The Marine Accident Investigation Branch

Nick introduced himself as the only Ship surveyor currently working for the Marine Accident Investigation Branch. There are 3 teams of 4 specialists in the MAIB who investigate all British … Continue Reading →


Monthly Updates for Members and Links

To improve our communication with members, we will be sending out a regular newsletter by email, which will inform them of what is going going on and what will be … Continue Reading →


Tuesday 26th January 2016 – The Harbour’s involvement in D-day

On Tuesday 26th of January, David Warhust  spoke to us at Parkstone Yacht Club about Poole Harbour’s involvement in D-day. David’s talk gave us a good insight into the planning and build-up … Continue Reading →


Update to AGM

Following the demise of our traditional AGM venue at Canford Magna Golf Club, which is closing at the end of March; we will be holding our 2016 AGM at the … Continue Reading →


Tuesday 17th November 2015 – Purbeck Clay Mines

On the 17th November, The Trust held its November meeting at the Parkstone Yacht Club. Dr. Clare Randall introduced us to the Purbeck Clay mines and the people and places … Continue Reading →


Tuesday 27th October 2015 – Autumn Supper

On the 27th October the Trust held its Autumn Supper with a capacity crowd which had booked up within a week, leaving a hopeful waiting list. After the delicious meal … Continue Reading →