Branksome Chine is similar to Sandbanks but works better when there’s more W in the wind giving cross-shore sailing. Occasionally it picks up the swell quicker too.
Getting there: Coast road from either Bournemouth or Poole Harbour
Parking: Pay & Display on beach front
Ideal Wind: W
Accomodation: As Poole Harbour
Amenities: Café on promenade
Suitable for: Most abilities