About Cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies.

Afloat News

IN ACTION: Jack Cookson

Afloat: Jack’s fine finish at world sailing event

ALL SMILES: Cadets on board the tall ship Pelican

Afloat: Youngsters treated to cruise on tall ship

Afloat: Warriors ready to take on challenge

Afloat: Warriors ready to take on challenge

FIFTH OVERALL: Luke Patience and Elliot Willis

Sailing: Day two conditions prove tricky at Rio Test Event

FRUSTRATED: Giles Scott      Picture: Ocean Images/British Sailing Team

Sailing: British team's campaign heats up in Rio

SAIL STARS: Weymouth Sea Cadets

Afloat: Sea Cadets sailing to top of the class

SUMMER SUCCESS: Portland Gig Rowing Club

Afloat: Portland Gig Rowing club help groups get involved

BREST IN CLASS: Gold medallist Jack Cookson

Sailing: Cookson strikes gold for Britain in France

MEDAL SUCCESS: Jack Cookson took bronze in Portugal

Afloat: Cookson seals bronze in Portugal

SAIL STAR: Jack Cookson

Afloat: County town teenager goes for glory at Euros

EURO TEST: Chesil Sailability members represented Great Britain in Rutland

Afloat: Chesil members savour European challenge

HARDY SOULS: The Weymouth sailors at Salcombe Yacht Club

Afloat: Salcombe success for crew member Sam

WINNER: Terry Curtis flew to victory with his crew Peter Greig in the Osprey fleet

Afloat: Dinghies galore in competitive show

IN THE SQUAD: Bryony Shaw

Afloat: Weymouth's Shaw gets nod for selection Test Event

SUPER SAILORS: The All Saints team of Harry Owens, Elizabeth Bowers and Emma Bishop

Afloat: Students enjoy Rockley Park sailing success

TOP TITLE: Bryony Shaw on her way to the gold medal

Afloat: RS:X European gold for Shaw in Italy


Afloat: Alan's love of boats pays off after restoration

GAMES JOY: Wey Valley School pupils celebrate their Dorset School Games windsurfing success

Afloat: Wey Valley regain Games surf crown


Afloat: Jack aiming to fly high in Phantom

IN THE LEAD: Finn star Giles Scott

Sailing: Scott shows fighting spirit to seize control of Finn class

OPEN JOY: Sam Barker and Simon Northrop

Afloat: Dutch delight for Barker and Northrop


Sailing: Shaw buzzing as World Cup returns to home waters

TOUGH CONDITIONS: Action from the Slalom Series event in Worthing

Afloat: Slalom test for skilled quartet

SUCCESS FOR SAMS: Sam Mottershead and Sam Pascoe

Afloat: Two Sams team up to impress in Rutland

DOUBLE FIRST: Scotty Stallman had a successful time in Cornwall

Afloat: Windsurfers enjoy Cornish festival fun

KEY CLASH: County town captain Simon Mitchem

Cricket: Mitchem stresses derby significance

FOUR TOPS: Oliver, Alex, George and Will

Afloat: Fourth place for Alex at Topper event

GREAT RESULT: Portland’s ladies’ crew leave St Mary’s Harbour

Afloat: Island’s gig crews make club history

KEY AIMS: Jack Cookson

Afloat: Cookson geared up for next phase of big year


Sailing: Pascoe vows to keep fighting for Rio berth

TOPPER RESULT: Castle Cove’s Alex McFarlane

Afloat: Alex is Topper the class with a treble

FRENCH GOLD: Giles Scott

Sailing: Scott storms to claim elusive Hyeres gold


Sailing: Finn ace Scott set to clinch World Cup gold

ON TOP OF THE PODIUM: Scotty Stallman

Afloat: Weymouth youngsters shine at first windsurf event

OVERALL THIRD: Saskia Clark and Hannah Mills

Sailing: Tricky start for Brits at World Cup


Afloat: Happy Jack given GB selection lift

STAR TURN: Stuart Bithell with some of the 420 sailors at the Youth National Championships

Afloat: Best youth sailors in country gather at Academy

IDEAL CLASS: Lasers racing at WPNSA

Afloat: Laser legacy in full evidence at sailing academy

YOUTH CHAMPIONS: Ross McFarlane and Sam Barker

Afloat: Youngsters ready to sail on Weymouth and Portland waters


Sailing: Weymouth Finn ace Scott in the hunt for trophy success

GREAT GIG: Portland Gig Rowing Club at the Three Rivers Race

Afloat: Three Rivers gig glee for Portland rowers

TASTY TREATS: Last year's Portland Fish and Ships event was a big success

Afloat: Anticipation building for Fish and Ships festival

CHARITY VENTURE: Tall ship Pelican

Afloat: Youngsters to get a pizza the Pelican action

FLEET FOCUS: Castle Cove’s James Bishop on the water

Afloat: Castle Cove trio happy with result


Afloat: Bishop bidding to build on success of 2014

FOIL FEAT: Sam and Josh get the Nacra F16 to foil

Afloat: Castle Cove duo make the most of special opportunity

READY FOR THE WEEKEND: The Winter Slalom Series

Afloat: Slalom Series set at the OTC

LOOKING BACK: Weymouth’s Tall Ship Pelican commemorated the sinking of the Earl of Abergavenny ship

Afloat: Tall Ship Pelican helps bring history alive

BUSY SCHEDULE: Chief executive of WPNSA Peter Allam

Afloat: Academy gearing up for bumper year


Afloat: Quarter shine at Topper winter regatta

Keep in touch with local news

Sign up for email alerts

Most Popular

  • 1

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

Research local amenities