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Watersports. Made Easy

The Official Test Centre

The OTC is a windsurfing, kitesurfing, wing-foiling and stand up paddling (SUP) centre located right on the water’s edge, within the grounds of the National Sailing Academy on Portland, Dorset.

Accessible at any tide state and exposed to the best wind statistics on the south coast, The OTC has an affiliated RYA/BKSA/AALA accredited schoolto cater for all abilities, and has the very latest equipment on hand to test.

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Watersports. Made Easy

The Official Test Centre

The OTC is a windsurfing, kitesurfing, wing-foiling and stand up paddling (SUP) centre located right on the water’s edge, within the grounds of the National Sailing Academy on Portland, Dorset.

Accessible at any tide state and exposed to the best wind statistics on the south coast, The OTC has an affiliated RYA/BKSA/AALA accredited school to cater for all abilities, and has the very latest equipment on hand to test.

Our Activities

We cater for many watersports, from windsurfing to kitesurfing, wing-foiling to stand-up-paddling. Offering tuition at every level, from grass-roots to hosting national events, the centre provides a safe and welcoming environment for your watersport needs.

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The OTC’s Unique Selling Points

World class conditions on the doorstep

UTOPIAN CONDITIONS FOR ALL WATERSPORTS AND ABILITIES

Flat water arenas don’t come much better than Portland Harbour. It has some of the best wind statistics of the south coast of England, is accessible in all wind directions and tide states, and can cater for all abilities, from the complete beginner to the seasoned speed fanatic or freestyle maestro. The legacy of Weymouth Speed Week – one of the longest running annual windsurfing competitions in the world, is testament to just how special a stretch of water Portland Harbour is for watersports. The location that has it all, making watersports accessible for everyone.

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Olympic Standard

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VENUE FOR SAILING CLASSES – LONDON 2012

With ideal conditions on the water and superb facilities provided by the Academy off the water, it is no wonder that the location plays host to Team GBR and their training schedule throughout the year. It is both unique and gratifying to rub shoulders and enjoy the same facilities as the nation’s elite. 

OUR ACCREDITATIONS

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Providing an inexhaustible source of advice, not to mention a tireless amount of enthusiasm to inspire you on the water, the OTC team is a highly professional outfit dedicated to ensure your visit to us is both enjoyable and fulfilling.

Try the very latest equipment for yourself

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YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN TESTING EQUIPMENT

With over 20 years of testing experience, the OTC team are on hand to provide impartial advice, and help tailor the setup for you, so that you can test, compare and evaluate the kit for yourself.

Location

How to Find Us

The Official Test Centre

WPNSA, Osprey Quay, Portland, Dorset, DT5 1SA

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(01305) 230296 / 07817 717904

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OPEN ALL WEEK

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

 

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