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The Official Test Centre

Hamm Beach Road | Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy, Osprey Quay, DT5 1SA, England
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Fun afternoon paddleboarding well worth a try.

Wanted to try paddleboarding for some time now and for £25 you can have an hour tutorial. All the... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Icarus_82
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Yorkshire
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Amazing Time on the Water

We had the most amazing half day learning to Windsurf. The instructors were so patient and made... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Tracy S
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London, United Kingdom
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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 coast, The OTC has an affiliated RYA accredited school to cater for all abilities, and has the very latest equipment on hand to test.
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16 Jul 2017
“Fun afternoon paddleboarding well worth a try.”
2 May 2017
“Amazing Time on the Water”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Hamm Beach Road | Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy, Osprey Quay, DT5 1SA, England
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

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

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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 5 October 2016

As always staff are very helpful and knowledgeable , good value and a great choice of equipment to try out.

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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 11 July 2016

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

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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

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

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