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The Harbour Dash - 2ND OCTOBER 2011

The Harbour Dash is a fantastic windsurfing event that has been running annually in Weymouth for over 30 years. It was founded in memory of Brian Matthews, who died in January 1986, the day after his 60th birthday. Brian learnt to windsurf in 1979, having been taught by Phil Gollop at his original set up of a few lock-ups at the end of Old Castle Road. The concept of the Harbour Dash came about because Brian was always the first for a seafaring adventure, sailing from the harbour to Overcombe or Ringstead regularly. The event has been cared for and nurtured by Norm Petty for the last decade, the prize for the winner being the Brian Matthews Memorial Cup.  

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Finally Drew at ActionVan got round to honoring an age old promise, shutting up shop for a day and taking the whole AV workforce down to the Olympic Sailing Arena Weymouth and the infamous Official Test Centre for a windsurfing taster day.  

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