Weymouth and Portland Nation Sailing Academy news articles
The Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) is looking forward to welcoming a number of familiar and new sailing enthusiasts to race on the Olympic waters this coming summer. The Topper Class has already hosted a number of their main training events on site this year and the Academy is now looking ahead to their [...] read more →
Weymouth and Portland is becoming an increasingly popular destination for cruise liners this year; after the amazing success of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Portland Port are ready for the cruise ship tourists to descend on Weymouth and Portland over the next few months “The summer is going to be very exciting at the [...] read more →
A profound loss to the sailing world. Bart Simpson was a true British Olympic sailor showing huge grit and determination throughout his life. A success on and off the water Bart was a family man and always a celebrated team player.
Greatly admired around the world, the global sailing fraternity has lost a true gentleman. Our [...] read more →
Our present Chief Executive, John Tweed, is retiring later this year and we therefore need to appoint a suitable successor.
The job involves leading the Academy workforce and ensuring the venue’s sustainability as a World Class venue. In addition the postholder will need to ensure a lasting and beneficial legacy from the 2012 sailing events.
Further important [...] read more →
The Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy is primarily renowned for its status as an Olympic sailing venue and was described by Seb Coe as ‘the ultimate water sports venue’. Now following up on the great success of the British Business Pavilion held at the Qinetic site at Bincleaves during the Olympic sailing events, the [...] read more →
The opening event of the three-weekend Series was based at the home of the 2012 Olympic sailing competition on 9-10 March and welcomed British Sailing Team Development and Transitional Squad members as well as young aspiring talents and regular Olympic classes sailors.
James Peters and Ed Fitzgerald, 2012 RYA Spring Series Champions, took the series lead [...] read more →
During the winter months of 2012/2013 Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) have been the host venue for the RYA Winter Match Racing Series running from December 2012 through to April 2013. The competition takes place in the former Olympic class Elliot 6m boats and combines part-training, part-competition with RYA coaches and a [...] read more →
On Saturday 30th March, Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy are hosting their 2013 Open Day, an opportunity for members of the local community to come down and experience first-hand the sports and facilities the Academy and on-site partners have to offer. After a very successful Olympic year, the Academy is showcasing just how much [...] read more →
Apologies for any imconvenience but WPNSA will be shut today due to the weather conditions. read more →
After a hugely successful year in 2012, the host venue of the Olympic and Paralympic sailing events of London 2012, Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy is looking ahead to 2013 which is set to be yet another exciting year. Portland Harbour and Weymouth Bay strongly demonstrated what they have to offer the sailing world, [...] read more →