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The Official Test Centre is a windsurfing and SUP specialist centre located right on the water’s edge, within the grounds of the National Sailing Academy on Portland. Accessible at any tide state and exposed to the best wind statistics on the south...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Hamm Beach Road | Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy, Osprey Quay, DT5 1SA, England
A great place to hire equipment and receive tuition. The attentive staff were a great asset and the people should be listened too when they make suggestions. The facilities are great and I am sure this extends to other watersports.
In Western Australia we don’t have the opportunity to get Windfoiling lessons so when I found out I could make a detour in a visit to the UK I jumped at the chance.
This is where they did the testing for the foil test in...More
Fantastic afternoon in perfect conditions! Five children and their grown-ups were all standing up, windsurfing out to a buoy and turning by the end of the session - all very inspired and want to carry on. The instructors were really patient, great with adults and...More
Wanted to try paddleboarding for some time now and for £25 you can have an hour tutorial.
All the equipment is provided.
The staff members was very patient and approachable
Although we went for Paddleboarding this business also runs other watersports that you may want...More
We had the most amazing half day learning to Windsurf. The instructors were so patient and made sure everyone got the most out of the time. Their patience with my son who struggled to get started meant that by the end of the session he...More
The owner Tris was very unhelpful & unfriendly. Instead of advising me about the most suitable equipment to hire for the day, and the dos & donts of his local spot, he was just very patronising. Also, he was so anxious about anyone scratching the...More
A group of us wanted to give paddle boarding (SUB) a try and the 2 hr class was perfect - we learnt the basics in the shallows and the went for a tour of the harbour. The location is perfect and early evening there was...More
Excellent immediate office response to an e mail asking for anyone in Dorset doing tuition - only one other replied and that was after 36 hours.
Easily paid for over the phone and an excellent hour with OTC and a considerable distance covered too, which...More
My daughter had a 1:1 windsurfing session at the OTC whilst we were in Weymouth for a sailing event. We only had 1 day spare but they accommodated our needs really well and she had a great time. Careful board and rig selection, on shore...More