Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm Saturday and Sunday: 8am-5pm
These times are subject to bookings, during events and training if instructed the cafeteria can be open later for evening meals. We also have an onsite bar which again can be opened during the busy times of events and functions.
Campervans / Caravans
It is possible to park your campervan/caravan at the Sailing Academy, however tents are not allowed on site. We do have some limited availability of pitches with access to electricity or you can bring your own generator. All bookings can be made on the campervan/caravan page
Parking is free and we ask that cars are parked in the designated car parking spaces. The dinghy park must be kept vehicle free for the safety of all pedestrians and to maximize boat space.
Mark Barnes runs Weymouth Sailsports from our site and offers a range of onsite chandlery services, catering for the needs of the dinghy sailor. Mark can be contacted on email@example.com
Children under 10 are only permitted on the premises if accompanied at all times by an adult. Please remember that you are responsible for all children you bring onto the WPNSA site.
If you are a coach visiting our facilities for training you must come to reception to fill in a risk assessment on each day of your training and collect information regarding movements on the local waters.
We invite everybody to share our fantastic facilities, you can do this in a number of ways, by taking out a membership in the form of daily, weekly or an annual membership. For further information please ask at reception or view the membership page
WPNSA offers excellent disabled facilities with ramps, braille signs separate toilers, showers and a lift at each end of the building. For more information please click here
Dogs are permitted on site but must be kept on a lead and any mess must be cleared away immediately. Dogs are not allowed inside the WPNSA building (except guide/assistance dogs).
After you have been on the water feel free to use our drying room, located opposite the changing rooms this will be left open for your convenience. Please note that leaving items in here is done so at your own risk.
Entry to the site
An access code will be required to enter the site. This can be obtained from Reception on arrival or you can call in advance (01305 866000). This will allow you to enter the site to drop boats or campervans off out of our working hours. These codes have valid to and from dates which usually span the weekend, so please remember to gain this code each time you visit.
We have 220 metres of slipway accessible at all states of wind and tides. The slipways inside the compound are for manual launching. For vehicle launching we have a separate designated slipway, based between WPNSA and Portland Marina.
If you have booked or wish to book a classroom please speak to our Receptionist who will provide you with an access code for entry. We do have projector equipment available and televisions in selected rooms. We ask if you leave any valuable equipment in the lecture rooms that you ensure the door is shut behind you.
Before you head out on the water, feel free to use our lockers to keep all your valuables safe. You can obtain a locker key from reception. You will be required to leave a £10 refundable cash deposit.
Monday- Friday: 9am-5pm Saturday & Sundays: 8am-5pm.
Sailing/ Windsurfing Lessons
Our on-site partners provide all of our lessons and tuition. For more information please visit our get on the water
Skateboards, scooters or similar are not to be used anywhere on site.
Wi-Fi is available free of charge.