Welcome to Portland Harbour
Situated on the world-famous Jurassic Coast, the Harbour is home to just about every type of water sport. Host to the 2012 Olympics, it has some of the best sailing to be found in the world.
Surrounded by a wealth of History, Castles, Nature Reserves and Sites of Special Scientific Interest, it offers a delightful place for enjoying time with friends and family on and off, above and below the water.
If you are looking for on-water, or in-water training, then there are teaching establishments all around the harbour to suit everybody.
From kayak to cruise ship, all can be found enjoying our beautiful waters.
Portland Harbour is host to many events throughout the year such as:
- 49er Europeans championships
- Barts Bash
- Club Sailing & Regattas
- Europeans Sailing Championships
- National Sailing Championships
- Organised Swimming 7 Triathlons
- RYA training, selectors and match racing
- Windsurfing National Championships
- World Famous Speed Week
For a full list of events please visit the Approved Events page.
Reporting of Incidents or Hazards
To ensure that Portland Harbour Authority is informed of any accident, near miss or dangerous occurrence within its area of jurisdiction, the master of any vessel, or the organiser or hosting establishment having overall control of any event shall inform Portland Harbour Authority Limited immediately with the relevant details and complete an Incident Report Form. (Windsurf, Kitesurf, SUP, Wind SUP, Kite Foil, Wing Foil, Windsurf Foil, E-Foil boards, Kayaks and Small Inflatable Boats are all classified as small vessels).
Contact the Duty Marine Officer on 01305 825335 or 07778 391557 or VHF Channel 74
Portland Harbour Authority conducts regular patrols of the harbour to check on Aids to Navigation, assist with major harbour events, collect harbour dues, permit fees, and enforce the General Directions / Byelaws of the Portland Harbour Revision Order 1997.
Fortuneswell - Harbour Master's Launch
|CLASS||CAT 6 (MECAL)|
|PORT OF REGISTRY||PORTLAND, ENGLAND|
|YEAR & LOCATION OF BUILD||2007 YEOVIL, ENGLAND|
|GROSS TONNAGE||1.2 Tons|
|LENGTH OVERALL||6.8 metres|
|WIDTH OVERALL||2.2 metres|
|PROPULSION||SINGLE SCREW OUTBOARD|
|NUMBER OF ENGINES||1|