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Old Buoys Lunch

Wednesday October 31st
12.00pm to 4.00pm

If tales of surviving 40 foot waves in a rubber dinghy, discovering pirate treasure maps or bewitching mermaids emerging from the depths is your thing, then come along to an Old Buoys Lunch at the Lake Yard Clubhouse & Restaurant in Hamworthy, Poole.

Lake Yard Old Buoys Lunch - Last Wednesday of Every month

Held on the last Wednesday of every month for all ex-workers of the Lake Yard Shipyard, The Old Buoys Lunch is a chance to catch up with old colleagues and reminisce about bights, binnacles and baggywrinkles. The next instalment will be held on Wednesday October 1st.

The Old Buoys Lunch is from 12 noon until 4pm but usually carries on in the bar with some hearty choruses of ‘Blow The Man Down’, knot tying competitions and rum-fuelled re-enactments of The Life of Pi.

Call 01202 676953 or email for more details.


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The Lake Yard Quiz Night Returns

Tuesday 30th October
From 7.oopm

After a summer break, the much adored Lake Yard Quiz Night returns for its autumn & winter season on Tuesday October 30th from 7pm. Taking place on the last Tuesday of every month, the Quiz Night has a reputation for bringing out hitherto hidden traits of competitiveness amongst the normally genial Lake Yard crowd. It’s not so much the fabulous prizes on offer as the opportunity to walk around Lake Yard like you could give Professor Brian Cox a run for his money (should he ever dare to take you on). You might not have the biggest boat in the marina but if you win this prestigious event, for the next month the crowd will silently part at the bar as you walk into the Clubhouse (and not just because you’ve been at sea for four days).

Tickets are £8.50 each and include a tasty supper to keep the brain cells energised.

Call 01202 676953 or email for more details.

Lake Yard Quiz Night Returns - Tuesday 30th October 2018

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A Tribute to Amy Winehouse

Live Music at Lake Yard
Saturday 15th September

Stronger than Me… Rehab… Back to Black… Love is a Losing Game… Valerie… The music of Amy Winehouse has a staying power way beyond her tragically short life and Lake Yard is proud to present a tribute to the influential and iconic singer/songwriter on Saturday 15th September. “Are you shopping anywhere, change the colour of your hair, are you busy?” If not, then back-comb that beehive, get down the tattoo parlour and dress up for an unforgettable and emotional night of classic songs performed by our very talented tribute act.

Call 01202 676953 or email for more details.

A Tribute to Amy Winehouse at Lake Yard Saturday 15th September

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Lake Yard Hoist Offer

Keep your hull gleaming with our Summer Hoist Offer at Lake Yard Marina! From 16th July to 31st August get a Lift Out, a Pressure Wash and a Lift In at a discounted rate whatever your size of boat.

Lake Yard Marina Hoist OfferSpecial Discounted prices:

  • up to 6 metres £100
  • 6 – 7 metres £115
  • 7 – 8 metres £132
  • 8 – 9 metres £150
  • 9 – 10 metres £160
  • 10 – 11 metres £185
  • 11 – 12 metres £200
  • 12 – 13 metres £220
  • 13 – 14 metres £240

For Boats longer than 14 metres please contact us for a quote. All prices include VAT. Heavily fouled boats (barnacles) will incur an extra charge – owner will be notified at time of lift.

We can also offer discounts on Storage, Antifouling & Valeting. All work carried out subject to our standard terms and conditions and subject to completion of our hoisting agreement. Weather conditions dependant.

To book call Jenny on 01202 674531, email or pop into Reception.


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Caribbean Evening – July 12 2018

Join us for a totally tropical taste experience at the Lake Yard Clubhouse & Restaurant on Thursday 12th July when we will be holding a Caribbean Evening from 7pm. We will be offering a menu themed on cuisine synonymous with the West Indies as well as Jamaican Rum cocktails to get the party swinging. There will also be live music to really get those grass skirts swaying! To book your place or for more info, please contact The Lake Yard Club on 01202 676953 or email


Lake Yard Caribbean Evening July 12th 2018

Lake Yard Caribbean Evening July 12th 2018

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Paddleboard Evening – July 9 2018

Join us at Lake Yard Marina for another fun-fuelled Paddleboard Evening on July 9th from 6 to 9pm. Whether you are a novice and want to try your hand at something new or whether you’ve had experience and want to get some expert tips from our qualified Watersposrts Academy instructors, get yourself down for a great evening on the waves. Each place costs £20 and the price includes a paddleboard lesson and a pint in the bar afterwards. We’ll have all the equipment including boards, paddles and wetsuits so all you need is your swimwear and a towel. To book your place or for more info, please contact Katie on 01202 674531 or email


Lake Yard Paddleboard Evening July 9th 2018

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Previous Events

Old Boys Lunch – Wednesday 27th June

Ex Shipyard workers Lunch – Catch up and exaggerate the size of YOUR boat!

Father’s Day – Sunday 17th June

Treat your Father to lunch at his favourite place.

We are taking bookings now.

Charity Wine Tasting – Wednesday 13th June

Keith will be bringing us a wine tasting evening and raising money for Forest Holme.

Starting at 7pm

Classic Cars & Motorcycles Day  – Sunday 10th June

Our Annual Event is Back! We really look forward to this day, lets make sure we make it even better than last year!

Free Admission, Gates open at 10am, Complimentary Teas & Coffee for Exhibitors.

For details of free entry please contact the lovely Derek Patterson on 01202 691792 or the fabulous Malcolm Ayre on 07711653310

Italian Banquet – Thursday 7th June

Join us form 7pm for an Italian feast!

Business Breakfast – Tuesday 5th June

Join us for Breakfast the 1st Tuesday of every month.

A choice of Continental or Full English breakfast plus an informative talk and the chance to mingle with like-minded contacts in a relaxed and friendly environment.


Paddle board Evening – Monday 4th June

Fancy trying something new!?

We are teaming up with The Watersports Academy and bringing you our first ever paddle board evening, we will have everything here for you all you need is some swim wear and a towel (if your planning on falling in that is!)

Starting at 6 – 8pm

£20 includes a lesson on a paddle board and a pint

Starting point our marina, end point the bar

(Weather permitted)

To book please contact Katie on or on 01202 674531 to confirm your place. A voucher will then be issued to be shown on the evening.

Old Boys Lunch – Wednesday 30th May

Ex Shipyard workers Lunch – Catch up and exaggerate the size of YOUR boat!

Lake Yard’s Street Market – Sunday 27th May

Come and enjoy the Bank Holiday weekend in style. We will be holding our first ever street market a food & drinks Market for Everyone . . .

12 till 4pm

With Live Music, Artisan Food and Drink Stalls along with a Hog Roast and a donation will be made to Bowel Cancer UK.

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Fizz & Chip Tuesdays

At a loose end on Tuesdays? Then treat yourself to Fizz & Chips at the Lake Yard Clubhouse & Restaurant. Have a bread and olives starter followed by our Classic Fish & Chips PLUS a glass of sparkling Prosecco for just £15. Offer is open to members only.

Lake Yard Fizz & Chips


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