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Including, sailing, windsurfing, sea kayaking, fishing, paddleboarding, powerkiting for kitesurfing and a taster lesson in how to handle a powerboat. Advanced booking is advisable for most of the activities; available spaces on the day will be allocated on a first come basis.

Quote this code when making bookings: SSFG2010

Skandia Sail For Gold – Watersports Taster Sessions
Location:  by the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy
Dates: 9-14th August

SailLaser TrySail
Provider: SailLaser, Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, Osprey Quay
When: Monday 9th | Tuesday 10th | Wednesday 11th | 5.30pm – 7.30pm

You will be going out with a qualified RYA Dinghy Instructor  All you need to bring with you is some clothing and footwear
Booking essential

Costs: £5 for children under 16, £10 for a single adult or £20 for a family of up to four
Contact: SailLaser 
Powerkite Lessons
Paracademy Extreme Sports Centre are offering powerkite lessons
This lesson is FREE and will teach you the basics on how to use a powerkite,.
Powerkite Lessons Wednesday 11th August 10.30am – 4pm
Advanced booking is advisable
Paracademy Extreme Sports Centre, Victoria Square, Portland, DT5 1AL
Try Keelboat Sailing
Provider: Weymouth Charters – Tuesday 10th August 1030 – 1600hrs
Weymouth Charters are providing a 33ft Yacht for 1hr taster sessions where you will be given a chance to learn how to tack and gybe a keelboat
To book your session please call Weymouth Charters on

Sea Kayaking Taster Session
Thursday 12th August 10.30am – 4pm
Secondwind Watersports, situated at Overcome Beach, Preston, Weymouth and Osprey Quay Portland.
Taster sessions are available for 1 hr at a cost of £10 per person.
Booking is advisable - CALL or

Give Windsurfing a Go!
The Official Test Centre, Osprey Quay, Portland are providing taster sessions.
Cost £10 per 1 ½ hrs session
Wednesday 11th | Thursday 12th | Friday 13th | 1030am – 4pm
Booking essential Tel:

Try Model Boat Racing
Provider: Model Yachting Association
Try model boat racing will be held on Saturday 14th August 10.30am – 4pm
There is no need to book for this FREE of charge event on a first come first served basis.

Learn to Shore Cast
Moonfleet Angling are providing an introduction to beach casting.
Aimed at learning beach casting technique's in readiness for your first sea fishing outing.
All equipment is supplied.
Thursday 12th August 10.30am – 4pm
Free of charge
Booking advisable telephone

Try a Powerboat
Provider: Quality Time Training, Osprey Quay, Portland
8 metre RIB – ‘Blue Jacket’
You will be accompanied by a professional skipper who can take you through some basic boat handling and rules .
Thursday 12th August 10.30am – 4pm
Cost £10 for around 1 hr on the water
Booking is advisable – telephone

9-14 August 2010
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9-14 August 2010

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