Weymouth and Portland Nation Sailing Academy news articles
‘Sip and puff’ sailing teen Natasha ‘Miss Isle’ Lambert today (Friday 25 July) cruised through day two of her Sea and Summit Challenge and immediately declared “I want to go faster!”
The 17-year-old, who has cerebral palsy and controls her boat by breathing through a straw in a specially-engineered bicycle helmet, arrived at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy on schedule almost six [...] read more →
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The Andrew Simpson Sailing Centre was today officially launched at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA), with a poignant introduction by Andrew Simpson’s close friends and Olympic sailing partners, Sir Ben Ainslie and Iain Percy OBE.
Peter Allam, Chief Executive of the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, sees the Andrew Simpson Sailing Centre [...] read more →
The Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) has announced a prestigious new collaboration with the ‘Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation’ (ASSF). The ASSF founded by the Academy’s Director, Sir Ben Ainslie, Iain Percy OBE and Andrew’s wife Leah to honour his life and legacy, will be opening the ‘Andrew Simpson Sailing Centre’ at the same [...] read more →
The Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) will be a mecca for world speed sailing this month. read more →
The Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy was the ultimate venue last week for lucky Jaffa Citrus school competition winners. The competition promoted through Tesco Community Champions provided outstanding sports students at five schools with a water sports day treat run on site the 2012 Olympic sailing venue in association with SailLaser and OTC.
The competition [...] read more →
The Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) has appointed two new names to the positions of Chairman and Chief Executive. Famed for hosting the 2012 Olympic sailing events, this will be the biggest change in management to date for the world renowned sporting venue. Tim Hancock is appointed as Chairman of WPNSA and Peter [...] read more →
Training up for events and in particular the biggest sporting event in the world, The Olympic Games, is not just a project as part of your working day, it is a lifestyle that requires complete commitment. Not only do you base your diary around all of the regattas which count towards Olympic selection points, you [...] read more →
WPNSA Celebrates One Year Since the Games
As the Olympic and Paralympic Games venue for sailing; the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy in Dorset has experienced a unique and unforgettable few years in the run up to and during the London 2012 Olympic Games. Now that the Games are over and the Olympic legacy is [...] read more →
UKGLOBAL Flying Fifteen National Championship
Weymouth, 19 July 2013
GOACHER/EVANS TAKE FLYING FIFTEEN TITLE
The sunshine beamed down again, but on whom would fortune smile in this final day of the UKGLOBAL Flying Fifteen National Championship?
For the first time, the fleet left [...] read more →