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The Weymouth and Portland Cruising Association is one of the most active sailing groups in the Weymouth & Portland area. We have a wide range of sailing skills from beginners owning their first boat and people new to sailing, who wish to gain experience crewing, to solo transatlantic sailors.


We meet almost every Tuesday at Castle Cove Sailing Club, and through the winter we have talks on three Tuesdays of the month, which are very popular. When we don't have a talk we meet anyway! There is an extensive summer cruising programme with local day cruises as well as longer adventures to the West Country, the Solent, Ireland, France, and Spain.


We have a very pleasant crowd of people, and virtually no property. And a lively club magazine, The Cruiser.


Our fleet lists nearly sixty boats, from hardy day sailers to heavy cruisers, with a few fast fliers in between. And the number of motor-cruisers is steadily increasing. There are swinging moorings in Portland Harbour for members' use.


Joining in

You are very welcome to come and say 'Hello', on a Tuesday evening at Castle Cove Sailing Club  1930-2300. 

Do come more than once, it may take time to be noticed!


Membership fees

£35 for a single member, £40 for joint/family members at the same address. 

And half that after 1st July. After 1st October you pay just for next year.

In subsequent years there is a £3 discount if you pay before the due date, 31 January, or you have set up a Direct Debit.

For more info please contact

Peter Anderson

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