First Instinct by Farr will be attending Cowes Week and Round the Island in 2016, she will be based in Cowes Yacht Haven at the centre of the activity. There is still availability for a skippered charter with two crew and with up to 10… [more...]

Posted June 16th, 2016 by Roy

The America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth event in 2015 will deliver an incredible four days of world class sport and entertainment action, family friendly, fun filled and action packed. Portsmouth will offer spectacular views of AC45 (45 foot flying catamarans) racing from the shore and… [more...]

Posted June 30th, 2015 by Roy

Weymouth to Cherbourg / Channel Islands (subject to minimum 3 participants booking) You will be welcomed aboard our 56ft luxury yacht at Weymouth Marina. Following cabin allocation, boat orientation and a safety briefing we will leave our berth to pass through the town bridge before… [more...]

Posted August 27th, 2014 by Roy

July 14-18 incl on Arcsine, an Arcona 370 leaving and returning to Weymouth. Cost reduced to £425 and discount for2 or more. Please phone 01305 832512 to take advantage of this great offer

Posted July 3rd, 2014 by Roy

Weymouth Regatta takes place over 3 days Friday 25th July – Sunday 27th July 2014 on the now world famous 2012 Olympic sailing waters in Weymouth Bay & Portland Harbour. At the moment we still have a few skippered charter boats available for corporate or… [more...]

Posted June 9th, 2014 by Roy

Announcing the launch of our new business Jurassic Trails Cycle Hire www.jurassictrailscyclehire.co.uk which operates from Overcombe Corner, Weymouth at the start of the brand new ‘Jurassic Cycle Trails’ providing a quality bike hire service for Weymouth & Portland. Roy Griffiths, Creative Solutions MD, said “Together… [more...]

Posted June 4th, 2014 by Roy

The Round the Island 2014 Race takes place on Saturday 21st June. Round the Island Race yachts still available: Arcona 370 Arcsine – Sleeps 7 (Thursday 18:00 to Sunday 16:00) Total £2450 or £460 per person Race Skipper Kathy Claydon This will be my 17th… [more...]

Posted May 15th, 2014 by Roy

We still have charter boats available all this month

Posted September 10th, 2013 by Roy

Bournemouth Air Festival 2013 – Charter Boat Available We still have a couple of dates available for this year’s event on our luxury motor cruiser ‘Beluga of Weymouth’  She is licenced to carry 12 passengers and will provide a great platform to watch the air… [more...]

Posted August 15th, 2013 by Roy

Hi Roy I just wanted to thank you and Kenny for the hire of “Sappho” that we had last Saturday. We had great fun with Kenny and a thoroughly enjoyable day out. It was relaxing and Kenny was the perfect host/skipper. The weather was sort… [more...]

Posted July 18th, 2013 by Roy

We still have a couple of boats available for the Weymouth Regatta 2013 which can be chartered on a skippered basis. The Weymouth Regatta 2013 has a new format this year and takes place over 2 evenings and 3 days Weds 14th – Sunday 18th… [more...]

Posted June 12th, 2013 by Roy

Hi Roy, Well it all went very well I think! We were very lucky with the weather and the conditions on the water as I think that somehow I managed to book the first day of spring! The skippers couldn’t have been nicer. All arrived promptly at… [more...]

Posted May 2nd, 2013 by Roy

If you are looking for a great day out on the water with spectacular scenery then a cruise in one of our luxury motor cruisers or yachts along the World Heritage Jurassic Coast will be hard to beat. The Jurassic Coast Cruise starts in the… [more...]

Posted March 26th, 2013 by Roy

Exploration at its best, using all elements of the body! Quality Coasteering on Lulworth Cove’s World Heritage Coastline in Dorset under the supervision of suitably qualified local instructors. You will see the beautiful Jurassic Coast from a different up-close perspective and gain knowledge of rock… [more...]

Posted March 26th, 2013 by Roy

Check out our list of sailing regattas taking place across the south coast in 2013 in The Solent and Weymouth areas http://www.southcoast-charters.co.uk/2013-sailingregattas/

Posted March 13th, 2013 by Roy

If you are looking to charter a yacht or motor cruiser in The Solent then check out our sister website www.southcoast-charters.co.uk

Posted March 8th, 2013 by Roy

There are some great offers available for the Tullett Prebon London Boat Show including the ‘Selected Weekday Tickets’ for only £10 with Kids going free with paying adult. check out this link for full details and ticket purchasing info: http://www.londonboatshow.com/2013/show_info/ticket_information.aspx

Posted January 9th, 2013 by Roy

Team GB’s success at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympics along with Bradley Wiggins becoming the first Brit to win the Tour de France has inspired cycling enthusiast Roy Griffiths to start up a new cycling business. Signpost Cycling www.signpostcycling.co.uk is a brand new cycling… [more...]

Posted January 4th, 2013 by Roy

Having met Henry a couple of times at the London Boat Show – I can confirm that he was a great character and will be missed by the marine industry. Obituary Published on 28/12/2012 Henry Strzelecki, who died on Boxing Day aged 87, was known… [more...]

Posted January 4th, 2013 by Roy

JUST 5 WEEKS TO GO… Europe’s First Boat Show is BACK! From Saturday 12th to Sunday 20th January, it’s your chance to get involved and find everything you need from thousands of brands, boats, products and suppliers. Lots of NEW Exhibitors will be at the… [more...]

Posted December 5th, 2012 by Roy

Find out in this fascinating video http://wimp.com/mastbridge/

Posted December 3rd, 2012 by Roy

The stage is set, the forecast is in and the riders are signed up. With just a few days left in the run up to the event we have more than 25 confirmed competitors in the first ever King of the Wind. With pre-entry extended… [more...]

Posted November 1st, 2012 by Roy

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to see Dorset’s beautiful Jurassic coastline from the water? Join in on the adventure with the Jurassic Coast Kayak Tours and enjoy the caves, arches and rock formations along Dorset’s unique world heritage coastline. See this… [more...]

Posted September 9th, 2012 by Roy

I just wanted to say a massive ‘Thank You’ for all your help organising our Client Summer Event last week. Weymouth now has a special place in my heart – absolutely everything was perfect.  The Triple Seven 777 and the Royal Dorset Yacht Club are… [more...]

Posted August 16th, 2012 by Roy

 If you want to actually experience the buzz and excitement of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, how about making a visit to Weymouth and Portland? The Olympic sailing events will take place there from Sunday 29 July to Saturday 11 August. With the… [more...]

Posted July 25th, 2012 by Roy

Gearing up for the Games  Here in Dorset, the venue for the Olympic sailing events, there is real excitement as the last of the preparations are completed.  Olympic banners are appearing, several of the sailing teams are in town and the numerous entertainment events are… [more...]

Posted July 5th, 2012 by Roy

Dear Roy Just to say many thanks for helping arrange the boat charter. We had a great day and the skipper and crew where good fun. Please pass on my compliments. Kind regards Lizzie

Posted June 21st, 2012 by Roy

We have 2 individual spaces available for a Round the Island Race package aboard a very competitive Arcona 37. 3 days 1 x training day 1 x race day 1 x cruise and recover day Cost £350 per person Telephone Roy Griffiths 01305 832512 for more information

Posted June 18th, 2012 by Roy

At last I think it is becoming much clearer what we can do and what restrictions are in place during the Olympic Sailing Events 29th July – 11th August. The good news is that there are now 2 official spectator zones for boats with Olympic… [more...]

Posted May 17th, 2012 by Roy

Yesterday marked 100 days to the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games on 27 July. During the Olympic Games, Weymouth Beach will be transformed into ‘Weymouth & Portland Live’ where up to 15,000 visitors a day will enjoy the Games’ Sailing and other sporting… [more...]

Posted April 19th, 2012 by Roy

PRESS RELEASE Weymouth Charters have joined forces with Sunsail , International yacht operators and team development experts The Colour Works to deliver their “Great Team-Working” Programme with the classroom being fabulous high-performance Sunsail F40 yachts and the open sea. Racing yachts provide a unique platform… [more...]

Posted April 12th, 2012 by Roy

If you will be visiting Weymouth and Portland by boat during the London 2012 Olympic sailing you can get the facts you need in the Frequently Asked Questions for marine users of the Olympic waters (pdf, 1Mb) (opens in a new window). This includes maps… [more...]

Posted March 21st, 2012 by Roy

When and where are the Olympic and Paralympic sailing events? Venue: Weymouth and Portland Dates: Olympics 29 July to 11 August 2012, Paralympics 1 to 6 September 2012  Can I watch the Olympic Sailing Regatta on TV? Yes.  The BBC will be televising the Olympic sailing regatta on… [more...]

Posted March 1st, 2012 by Roy

GOING FOR TEAM GOLD IN 2013 “Great Team-Working” Programme with The Colour Works on the Olympic sailing course Weymouth Charters have joined forces with The Colour Works  to deliver their “Great Team-Working” Programme  with the classroom being fabulous high-performance Sunsail F40 yachts and the open… [more...]

Posted March 1st, 2012 by Roy

Join this unique event where both sail and motor cruisers will head to Portland and see the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy for themselves and fi nd out what goes on behind the scenes with a tour. Also celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with… [more...]

Posted February 15th, 2012 by Roy

This two day regatta is based from the prestigious Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy and commences with a morning race briefing before a series of races to compete for the Gold medal. After the first day of racing, have a chance to talk tactics… [more...]

Posted February 14th, 2012 by Roy

This three day regatta starts at Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy, racing to a stopover at the exclusive RNLI College in Poole and on to Portsmouth, where a series of inshore races complete your racing experience. Day one commences with a morning race briefing… [more...]

Posted February 14th, 2012 by Roy

This three day regatta starts in Portsmouth, racing to a stopover at the exclusive RNLI College in Poole and on to the renowned Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, where a series of inshore races complete your racing experience. Day one commences with a morning… [more...]

Posted February 14th, 2012 by Roy

From the moment that the announcement was made that London was to host the 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games and Weymouth & Portland was to host the sailing events the spotlight clearly turned on our amazing location. Many companies have already discovered the massive variety… [more...]

Posted November 6th, 2011 by Roy

The London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games takes place from 27 July to 12 August and the Paralympic Games from 29 August to 9 September 2012. Below are timings for the sailing events 29th July to 11th August 2012 taking place in Weymouth & Portland…. [more...]

Posted November 3rd, 2011 by Roy

Volvo Car UK launches ultimate tool to become an armchair sailing expert (Search for Volvo Sailing in the App store) Driven by Volvo Car UK and the Team Volvo sailors – all of whom have recently been selected to compete in the London 2012 Games… [more...]

Posted October 27th, 2011 by Roy

Hurry – don’t miss this limited ticket offer! From just £12.00 you can experience the best of boating & watersports. Book now. It’s the UK’s premier Boat Show – with over 1000 boats & 500 exhibitors you cannot afford to miss out. Have a go… [more...]

Posted October 26th, 2011 by Roy

Wise Words is a Fairline Phantom 48 foot luxury motor boat, which can accommodate 12 guests, and comes with two crew. Available for a range of charter and corporate hospitality options that include full, half day or extended charters, taster experiences, evening dinner cruises, birthdays… [more...]

Posted October 10th, 2011 by Duncan

This 40-knot speedster is as much about performance as it is about comfort. A high performance hull belies the space onboard, where accommodation is optimised. Luxury is extended throughout with a large main deck area providing ample space for dining and entertaining. Large sunpads are… [more...]

Posted October 10th, 2011 by Duncan

At the end of September 2011 the RYA officially opened bookings for ‘Passage to Portland’ at the PSP Southampton Boat Show. Unique event This unique event, taking place from 2-5 June 2012, will give participants an exclusive opportunity to tour the Olympic and Paralympic sailing… [more...]

Posted October 6th, 2011 by Roy

The stage is now set to offer London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic sailor’s clear access to what are regarded as some of the best sailing waters in the world.  The Harbour Revision Orders (HRO) for Portland and Weymouth Harbours are required to ensure that the sailing waters… [more...]

Posted August 26th, 2011 by Roy

The Weymouth and Portland International Regatta is an official London 2012 Test Event and part of the London Prepares series. Racing begins on 2 August with the first flights of the Women’s Match Racing competiton. All of the Olympic events will be contested with each… [more...]

Posted August 3rd, 2011 by Roy

Conrad Manning is 17 and about to finish his A-levels at Dulwich College. As his contemporaries look forward to relaxing after their studies, Conrad is planning to become the fastest teenager to sail solo non-stop round the world.  If he realises his ambition, he will… [more...]

Posted July 19th, 2011 by Roy

First off, thank you so much for arranging the boats, captains, lunch, etc for us last week.  Our guests had a spectacular time; I am pretty sure it was the highlight of their visit!  I also appreciate allowing us to change and start earlier on… [more...]

Posted June 15th, 2011 by Roy

Just a quick note to say that everything went really well. Everybody left Weymouth very happy. Guys on the boat were brilliant. Thank you very much for your help. Cheers Timo Weymouth

Posted May 10th, 2011 by Roy

Hi Roy, Thanks for your help to date in organising our outing. Thanks again for all your help. I am really excited about the day. Regards, Luke,  Bridport

Posted April 28th, 2011 by Roy

“Absolutely superb service, couldn’t do enough to accommodate my changing requirements.  Nothing was too much trouble and everyone had a fabulous day on the beautiful Dorset coastline – 11/10 in every aspect.” Thanks ever so much again, Fiona Dobson, Dorset

Posted April 28th, 2011 by Roy

Hi Roy, I just wanted to say a very big ‘thank you’ for all you did in organising our day’s sailing. Everything worked like clockwork, and we couldn’t have hoped for better weather (that you managed to arrange that was particularly impressive!)… everyone really enjoyed… [more...]

Posted April 27th, 2011 by Roy

   Applications for tickets for the London 2012 Olympic Games Sailing Events will close at 11.59pm on 26 April 2011. And it isn’t too late to apply – in fact, those applying now stand exactly the same chance of securing their tickets as those who applied… [more...]

Posted April 13th, 2011 by Roy

The Matthew of Bristol is visiting Weymouth Harbour this week. A replica of a Tudor Merchant Ship used by John Cabot when he discovered Newfoundland in 1497, she is now used for harbour cruises and private charters around Bristol’s harbour, as well as summer sailing… [more...]

Posted March 30th, 2011 by Roy

Finding corporate events and entertainment ideas for your company and clients can be a difficult task. Corporate sailing or power boating days can provide the boost you are looking for.

Posted March 18th, 2011 by Duncan

Weymouth Charters is featured in an article by The Independent Reporter Matt Barr – another great piece about the positive effect that hosting the sailing events for the London 2012 Olympic Games is having on Weymouth & Portland. Check out the feature at  http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/olympics/weymouth-shore-thing-for-the-olympics-2229433.html

Posted March 2nd, 2011 by Roy

We are often asked for the dates of the many yachting races that are held in the Weymouth & Portland area so here are a few dates for your diary; Round Britain & Ireland Challenge (Race 1): 26th March – 23rd April Round Britain &… [more...]

Posted February 18th, 2011 by Roy

SAILING’S double Olympic gold medallist Sarah Ayton has today announced she is to retire from the sport with immediate effect. The Weymouth star has ended her quest for an historic third Olympic title at the 2012 Games in order to spend more time with her 19-month-old… [more...]

Posted February 16th, 2011 by Roy

  Here at Weymouth Charters we have two great events that we are involved with this summer the ‘Henri Lloyd Weymouth Regatta’ and the ‘Round Britain & Ireland Challenge’. We have charter boats available for crews of up to 10 to take part in the… [more...]

Posted February 11th, 2011 by Roy

When: Friday 8th Jul – Sunday 10th Jul 2011 Where: Weymouth Bay & Portland Harbour What: Around 100 yachts, 500 competitors and thousands of spectators flock to take part in the annual Henri Lloyd Weymouth Regatta in this, the penultimate event leading up to the London 2012 Olympic sailing… [more...]

Posted February 8th, 2011 by Roy

Weymouth & Portland in Dorset will be hosting the sailing competition for the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games. The Games are the largest sporting spectacle in the world offering a unique opportunity for individuals, businesses and communities to get involved and celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime… [more...]

Posted January 7th, 2011 by Roy

Weymouth Charters will be at the Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show for both weekends of the show 8th & 9th / 15th & 16th January. It would be great to meet up with old friends and new so please give me a call if… [more...]

Posted January 4th, 2011 by Roy

The Brand New Dehler VA44 is set to become the leading regatta racing yacht of the future. Offering a swift hull design and powerful rig plus some pioneering features she is set to become the 21st century yacht that stands ahead of the pack. These… [more...]

Posted December 8th, 2010 by Roy

The Laser SB3 is a perfect sailboat boat to experiance the Jurasic Coast. The SB3 is a modern small keelboat with a startling off wind performance. Whether you want to explore the beautiful coastline or simply get out and blast away the cobwebs of day-to-day… [more...]

Posted December 1st, 2010 by Roy

Scorpion RIBs are custom made performance RIBs. They look and feel a cut above the rest. Our boats are immaculate and come with all the safety and personal equipment required for a great day. http://www.weymouth-charters.co.uk/scorpion-8-1m-x-2/

Posted December 1st, 2010 by Roy

“Nirvana” is a Bavaria (German built) motor boat at just under 40ft.  She is fully MCA coded (Category 2), licenced and insured for up to 12 including our Commercially Endorsed skipper and one crew member. She is very seaworthy with a cruising range of up… [more...]

Posted November 30th, 2010 by Roy

She is an elegantly crafted 75ft gentleman’s motor yacht and the most successful charter boat on the south coast! Ideal for corporate or private entertaining – it is the perfect venue! Seafin brings together all the ingredients for that perfect day out and creates a… [more...]

Posted November 30th, 2010 by Roy

A high quality 34 ft flybridge motor boat. The Rodman is a very sea-worthy heavy build boat, combining high performance with luxury. Ideal for cruising the coast in style, corporate events, stag or hen trips, support vessel for events, photography etc. She is also equipped… [more...]

Posted November 30th, 2010 by Roy

A NEW yacht racing challenge has announced a long-term partnership with Portland from next year. The Round Britain and Ireland Challenge (RBIC) will be running three races per year from the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy. The world-class facilities at Osprey Quay will be… [more...]

Posted November 11th, 2010 by Roy

FOUR girls have been inspiring their fellow students on Portland, Dorset with tales of their tall ship adventures. The friends were among 21 borough teenagers who sailed aboard TS Pelican as part of the Tall Ships Races 2010. To read full story click here Source:… [more...]

Posted November 11th, 2010 by Roy

Check out the ticket prices at www.tickets.london2012.com

Posted October 19th, 2010 by Roy

Windjammer is a beautifully crafted and highly stylish French vessel with powerful twin Volvo diesel engines. The cockpit is large and airy with comfortable seating for 8. There is also room at the helm for guests to have a go  at driving themselves!  The cosy canvas… [more...]

Posted September 2nd, 2010 by Roy

Weymouth Charters are one of the providers for the RYA Watersports Taster Sessions which are being provided by several local watersports providers at the Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta being held at the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy, Portland 9th – 14th August 2010. So… [more...]

Posted August 6th, 2010 by Roy

Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta takes place from 9th – 14th August at the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy, Portland, Dorset Around 800 top sailors from all over the world will be competing in all the Olympic class boats and provide a spectacular sight… [more...]

Posted August 4th, 2010 by Roy

We still have a couple of motor cruisers available for the Bournemouth Air Show 19th – 22nd August www.bournemouthair.co.uk Ideal for corporate day out or staff reward days, the two boats available can take up to 12 passengers and onboard catering can be arranged so… [more...]

Posted August 4th, 2010 by Roy

A fast seaworthy “Pilot” style boat from the well known builders Seaward of Cowes. Cleared for operations in all weather day or night up to a Force 8, she is comfortable in all sea conditions and can make up to 25kts if required. She is… [more...]

Posted June 19th, 2010 by Roy

The Training Ship Pelican is offering an amazing Whitsun half price offer on a 4 day Channel Voyage aboard the Tall Ship leaving Weymouth on Friday 28 May – returning on Monday 1 June (Bank Holiday Weekend).   The usual price is £399, however the Pelican… [more...]

Posted May 26th, 2010 by Roy

As the venue for the sailing events for the 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games it would appear that the media are fascinated by what is happening in Weymouth & Portland to take advantage of this great opportunity. Check out the story that appeared in this… [more...]

Posted May 25th, 2010 by Roy

Chartering a boat out of Weymouth & Portland is a fantastic way to take advantage of the world famous Jurassic Coast which is a world heritage site and sits alongside some of the best sailing waters in the world. Over the centuries there has been… [more...]

Posted May 22nd, 2010 by Roy

There’s nothing like being on a sailing catamaran to satisfy your sense of adventure – the feeling of freedom is unequalled. Groups gel and friendships develop. Songbird of Weymouth is a Lagoon 380 S2 Catamaran – she is a very stable platform, 38 ft long… [more...]

Posted May 22nd, 2010 by Roy

Weymouth Charters welcomes Beluga of Weymouth to our ever growing fleet of charter boats operating out of Weymouth or Portland. Whether you choose to take a tour of the fabulous Jurassic and Cretaceous coast, a trip to Swanage, Poole Harbour or Studland Bay; you will… [more...]

Posted May 16th, 2010 by Roy

Weymouth & Portland named as top 3 up-and-coming holiday destination in the world  New figures just released by TripAdvisor show that Weymouth & Portland is captivating new markets across the globe, with the news that the area has been rated the fourth best up-and-coming travel… [more...]

Posted May 8th, 2010 by Roy

Press Release                                                  27 APRIL 2010   UP TO 50% DISCOUNTS & BURSARIES – AVAILABLE FOR TALL SHIPS RACES 2010   In 2010 The Training Ship Pelican will be setting sail with a packed programme of exciting adventures including the Tall Ships Races in July &… [more...]

Posted May 8th, 2010 by Roy

One of the most famous and popular boats in Weymouth, My Girl, has joined the ever growing fleet of charter boats available through our charter booking agency. My Girl served in World War II from 1939 to 1946 transporting troops, ammunition and stores to the… [more...]

Posted April 30th, 2010 by Roy

Looking ahead to the unique opportunity that the forthcoming London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games are presenting to Weymouth & Portland as host venue for the sailing events has been the inspiration behind the conception and launch of Weymouth Charters. Weymouth Charters www.weymouth-charters.co.uk is an… [more...]

Posted April 28th, 2010 by Roy

Arcsine is a well appointed 7 berth, 37foot Arcona 37 Swedish cruiser/racer, fully equipped with all the latest navigational and safety equipment. Specialising in providing clients with courses or skippered cruises, tailored to their specific needs. Let us take the strain whilst you enjoy the… [more...]

Posted April 8th, 2010 by Roy

Check out this free app and take a journey along our fabulous Jurassic Coast – click on the following link and you can enjoy the spectacular coastline that we live with and enjoy every day – Jurassic Coast Free App

Posted March 30th, 2010 by Roy

We look forward to meeting visitors to the ‘Best of Dorset Show’ which is organised by Weymouth & Portland Borough Council at the Pavilion Theatre which is at the end of Weymouth Esplanade. The show is open on Sunday 28th March from 11am – 4pm… [more...]

Posted March 26th, 2010 by Roy

In 2010 The Tall Ship Pelican will be setting sail with a packed programme of exciting adventures. The TS Pelican’s home port of Weymouth is located on the beautiful Jurassic Coast which stretches from Exmouth, Devon through to Swanage, Dorset, England’s  first natural World Heritage… [more...]

Posted March 26th, 2010 by Roy

We hope you like our new website and also hope that we can be of assistance with all your boat charter needs in Weymouth & Portland. We are very fortunate to be situated in a fantastic sailing area for getting out and about on the… [more...]

Posted March 9th, 2010 by Roy