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
- 2017 Permits purchased through the Club also cover you for Windsurfing, SUP, Kayak activities in the harbour.
The 2017 Permit Tariff is:
- Annual (1st Jan – 31st Dec 2017) - £30.70
- Seasonal (1st April – 31st October 2017) - £21.50
- Weekly - £7.80
- Daily - £3.50
Daily or Weekly permits are available to purchase from local retailers:
Portland Permits are available each year, and Weymouth and Portland Kitesurfing Club negotiates Permits on behalf of its members and visitors to purchase directly through the Club.
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 to all of us to use in the coming years. The cost of a permit is a small price to pay to keep the waters open to us all 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.