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Whelkome to Weymouth

In 2013 a staggering 722 tons of whelks were landed in Weymouth Harbour, making it the 3rd biggest whelk port in England and Wales with a value of £545K according to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). Most would be exported to Europe but more recently the demand comes from Korea. The fishing industry is important […]

Andrew Simpson Sailing Centre opening soon in Dorset

The Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation (ASSF) has announced that it will soon be opening the Andrew Simpson Sailing Centre, at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) in Dorset. The Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation was set up in memory of Olympic sailor Andrew Simpson to inspire the next generation through sailing. “Andrew was very […]

Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival 2014

If you love seafood you will love this spectacular event which takes place on Weymouth’s 17th century Old Harbour on the 12th and 13th July this year. In an average year over 50,000 seafood lovers come to enjoy the two day heady mix of delicious seafood and champagne. With about 100 stands, many selling succulent […]