The Official Test Centre Ltd

The OTC (Official Test Centre) is a windsurf kite, SUP and foiling centre on the water’s edge, within the National Sailing Academy on Portland Harbour, Dorset, UK.


The OTC (Official Test Centre) is a watersports centre located right on the water’s edge, within the grounds of the National Sailing Academy on Portland, Dorset. Catering for windsurfing, kitesurfing, wing-foiling and stand up paddling (SUP), we are also the UK’s first Fliteschool, making the new exhilarating sport of Fliteboard e-foiling accessible for all.

Accessible at any tide state and exposed to the best wind statistics on the south coast, The OTC has an affiliated RYA/BKSA/AALA accredited school to cater for all abilities, and has the very latest equipment on hand to test.

World class conditions on the doorstep with utopian conditions for all watersports and abilities.

Flat water arenas don’t come much better than Portland Harbour. It has some of the best wind statistics of the south coast of England, is accessible in all wind directions and tide states, and can cater for all abilities, from the complete beginner to the seasoned speed fanatic or freestyle maestro.

The legacy of Weymouth Speed Week – one of the longest running annual windsurfing competitions in the world, is testament to just how special a stretch of water Portland Harbour is for watersports. The location that has it all, making watersports accessible for everyone.


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