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Weymouth's Speed Week Starts on Monday

SAILING

9:20am 12th October 2013

Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy is the mecca for world speed sailing over the next seven days.

It's Weymouth Speed Week, the oldest and longest-running global speed sailing event.

Double women's world speed record holder Zara Davis will be competing in the event which will take place in the waters off Portland Harbour.

Zara as well as being the only woman in history to hold two World Speed Sailing Records at the same time is a three time European Champion and eight times British Champion.  Zara's current record stands at 45.83 knots/h breaking the previous record which stood for nine years and is now nominated for ISAF Sailor of the Year 2013.

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