Olympic Sailing 2012 in Weymouth
The Olympic venue of Weymouth and Portland was the first to be completed. It will host sailing competitions from 29th July till 11th August. The total number of events will b e 13. The project was compled ahead of schedule and on budget. During the games a ticketed onshore area from which spectators can view the competition is under consideration. This area would have the added benefit of a video screen to keep spectators updated on the action. Please be aware there will be no seating, bring your own, stand or sit on the ground.
Bournemouth will be a convenient place to stay if you plan to visit the Olympic Sailing Events. The distance is approximately 38 miles and an hour should be allowed to travel by road. Weymouth is a small seaside town and will have limited accommodation available during the Olympics.
Bournemouth has brilliant road, air (Bournemouth International Airport) and sea links is a lively, cosmopolitan town with theatres, cinemas, restaurants, shopping, bars etc.
Please contact Julie Dugan at The Queens Hotel if you have any questions regarding Weymouth and Portland as an Olympic Venue.