Squad Training

Training with Class Associations or RYA

Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy is proud to offer our world class facilities to classes and the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) and Class Associations for their squad and open training.  All levels of sailors come here to train from Junior and Youth Squads up to the British Sailing Team and foreign visiting teams.

We are able to offer a wide range of facilities including:

  • Large dinghy park to store your boat during the training

  • Two dinghy slipways (220m width in total) accessible at all states of the tide

  • Soft rigging area for windsurfers

  • Small and large lecture rooms with white boards, television, wet floors

  • Cafeteria offering a wide range of food, drinks and snacks

  • Changing rooms with showers for male and female, under and over 18 years

  • Drying room

  • Event Hall for fitness training, rigging, fine tuning boats

  • Spinnakers function room may be booked for briefings (dry only)

  • Hire of equipment e.g. RIBs and training marks

Private Training

Private training is available for groups or individuals.  The person organising should contact us and all private training must be booked in advance. 

All coaches engaged to train privately will be required to complete a coaching form which confirms they have the necessary qualifications and insurance to do so.  For more information, please see the link below.

Temporary Storage

Temporary storage is available to sailors wishing to leave their boats at WPNSA between training and/or events.  To arrange temporary storage, please complete the Temporary Storage Form.


To arrange any training at WPNSA, please contact:

Contact: Martin Collier

Telephone: 01305 866003

Email: [email protected]

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