Weymouth and Portland Nation Sailing Academy news articles

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
PRESS RELEASE
 
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 →

UKGLOBAL Flying Fifteen National Championship
Weymouth, 17 July 2013
PRESS RELEASE
 
GOACHER TAKES THE LEAD
Flying Fifteen sailors enjoyed a third day of sparkling sunshine and light SW breezes, as they added another two windward leeward races in Portland Harbour.
Two crews scored well on both races to climb up the leaderboard, while many others managed only one good [...] read more →

 
                     
 
 
UKGLOBAL Flying Fifteen National Championship
Weymouth, 15 July 2013
PRESS RELEASE
 
SPARKLING START TO UKGLOBAL FLYING FIFTEEN NATIONALS
Racing got off to a great start today at the UKGLOBAL Flying Fifteen Nationals. Two races were held in sparkling conditions as Weymouth baked in 25 degree temperatures.
Both [...] read more →

After nine successful years of ‘Sail for a Fiver’ funded by the Chesil Trust introducing over 10,000 children to the sport of sailing, the legacy programme has now been extended to offer water sport opportunities to those with disabilities with the introduction of the ‘Chesil Sailability’ group.
This excellent new initiative will enable people with disabilities, [...] read more →