National Cup Championships-1 - Weymouth Academy
Sat 23rd - Sun 24th March
Who can enter?
Racing will be in the following fleets and sub-divisions where notified:
- BIC Techno 293 - 6.8 Techno / 7.8 Techno / Techno+ 8.5
- Formula Windsurfing
- Foils (Any Kit. Minimum age 17. No divisions will apply) Under 17's may be accepted by prior invitation only. To receive an invitation to compete please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Within these fleets the following age categories (divisions) may be recognised:
- Junior (aged 14 or under as at 31st December 2019) – Techno 293 6.8 only
- Junior (aged 16 or under as at 31st December 2019)
- Techno 293 OD 7.8 (over 17 born 2002 or before)
- Youth (aged 19 or under as at 31st December 2019) – 18 for RS:X Youth
- Master (35+ born 1983 or before)
- Veteran (50+ born 1968 or before)
- Super veteran (60+ born 1958 or before)
Within these fleets the following National class divisions may apply:
- Formula Windsurfing
- Formula National
- 7.8 Raceboard, Raceboard Lightweight, Raceboard Heavyweight, Div II.
How do I enter & how much will it cost?
The best way to enter is on line. You can do this by following the link to the right of this page Pre-Enter On Line
On Line Pre entry closes at 10pm on the Monday prior to each event after this you can only enter on the day at the event.
Why enter on line? If you pre enter on line you will receive a 10% pre entry discount. Alternatively if you enter 5 or more events across Slalom and or Course Racing National Championships and or Inland events (excluding Youth & Masters) you will receive a 20% pre entry Discount.
How much will it cost?
Junior/Youth Under 20/Full time student £50
Please Note: You need to be a member of the UKWA to enter any course racing events. To join the UKWA go to JOIN HERE.
For course racing you may take temporary membership once only for £20 as an introductory offer. If you upgrade to full membership over the same weekend the £20 can be deducted from the full membership payment. JOIN HERE.
Please Note: Only members can pre enter. You will need to log in to see the entry options.
Alternatively you can download an entry form and send a cheque to the admin office which should be received by 10pm on the Monday prior to each event you wish to enter. ENTRY FORM
Entry is always available on the day of the event from 8am.
Please Note: Some events are subject to a supplement. There is no discount applied to supplements.
Camping and or car parking fees normally apply.
In addition all vans, tents and motorhomes parked on site are required as per terms of entry to carry an appropriate fire extinguisher.
The UKWA will be using its Public Address System to make announcements this weekend
However in addition we will be using a smartphone App. Whilst the PA system works well if you are in proximity, we can now talk to you directly via your smartphone throughout the event.
Not only can we talk to you, if you miss the transmission you can play it back so you never miss a thing.
If you want to be part of this then please search for and download the App called Zello Once you are signed up you go to Channels and search for UKWA including the UKWA logo.
So long as you have the App open at the event you will receive our transmissions
Further details at the events, just ask a member of the race crew.
Please note: Neither of the above replaces an individuals responsibility to The NoR, The SI's, Flags and The official Notice board
The UKWA welcomes your honest feedback on its events. Your feedback at the event or completed within 4 days on line will be collated and published on line with a selection of comments. You may add your name or remain anonymous.
Please download a form here Feedback Form and e-mail to The Feedback Administrator
Results of the event feedback and a selection of comments will be posted here
Weymouth & Portland Sailing Academy.
WPNSA, Osprey Quay, Portland, Dorset, DT5 1SA Tel 01305 866000
About The Academy
WPNSA officially opened on 1st April 2000, with residence taken up in the converted ex-naval offices, whilst the plans for the new Academy were taking shape.
The clubhouse was opened officially in June 2005 and includes 30 pontoons, new slipways and much expanded room for boat storage and car parking.
The academy has excellent shower, toilet and changing facilities. In addition there is a cafe style restaurant with free wi-fi including use of two computers. A viewing deck overlooks the harbour.
There is no grass for rigging and although large carpet mats have been installed these soon get full so a rigging mat is always a good idea.
The slipways at Weymouth are generally extreamly slippy, so extra care should always be taken especially at low water.
Academy Website: www.wpnsa.org.uk
By Car From DorchesterTake A354 to WeymouthFrom Poole and BournemouthTake A352, which then becomes A353 to Weymouth From BridportTake B3157 to Weymouth
When you arrive at WeymouthTake the A354 to Portland. This will bring you to the causeway linking Weymouth and Portland. Halfway along the causeway you will reach a mini-roundabout. Turn left, we are signposted 'Sailing Academy'.
By BusWeymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy has it's own bus stop.
Turnstones B&B is walking distance away, other accommodation can be found at Visit Weymouth. Other options are Sky View apartments, Contemporary Cottages, Spinnaker House, Portland Roads, The Venue and Dream Cottages. Portlandholidaylet.co.uk has a listing of B&Bs and other accomodation.
Terms of attendance
The UKWA reserves the right to exclude or expel any member / non member / family / group or individual from its event site should it be considered that they may by their actions or the perception of such bring the UKWA, its hosts other parties or individuals into disrepute. The UKWA Committee, in part or in it’s entirety, shall be the sole judge of such action, and their decision is deemed final.
Persons expelled shall leave the event site within 30 minutes of any verbal notice and shall not return. Exclusion may be deemed temporary (this event) or permanent (all events). Permanent expulsion shall be the decision of the elected committee and shall be confirmed in writing within 21 days of any temporary expulsion, however any excluded individual may not attend any UKWA events during this period of consideration.