To Kitesurf in Portland Harbour a Portland Harbour Authority Permit is required - you also must have 3rd party insurance and be a competent kitesurfer with the ability to carry out the following:
- Self-Rescue & Deep Water Pack Down
- 2019 Permits purchased also cover you for Windsurfing, SUP, Kayak activities in the harbour.
The 2019 Permit Tariff (1st January 2019 - 31st December 2019) is as follows:
- Annual (1st Jan – 31st Dec 2019) - £32.40
- Seasonal (1st April – 31st October 2019) - £22.70
- Weekly - £8.20
- Daily - £3.70
To purchase Permits, you can download an application form from our website and you also can buy permits online, by clicking on the link below.
Daily or Weekly permits are also available to purchase from local retailers:
Any User of the Harbour without a Valid Portland Kitesurfing Permit can be asked to leave the water by Portland Harbour Authority, and is also liable to prosecution. Please ensure that you have the adequate insurance and Portland Permit in place when using Portland Harbour, this will ensure this great location remains open for everybody to use in the coming years. The cost of a permit is a small price to pay to keep the waters open to everybody each year, so please do not spoil it for others by not purchasing your Portland Permit if you wish to use Portland Harbour for Kitesurfing.