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Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Acadamy (WPNSA) Collaborates with Marine Resources on Their Search for a Visionary Chief Executive Officer

Posted-on February 2024 By

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We are excited to announce a strategic collaboration with the renowned Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) recognised as a top-tier sailing venue. This partnership aims to identify and appoint an exceptional Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who will guide WPNSA toward a new phase of expansion and innovation while upholding the legacy of hosting ‘world class' events and supporting sailing in all its forms.


“The Board of Directors are determined that WPNSA retains its position as the best place in the UK to Compete, Train and Sail and build on the legacy left by its founders for a thriving sailing centre at the heart of our community," states David Griffith, Chair of the Board of Directors.

"In partnering with Marine Resources, we feel that we have the right partner that intrinsically understands the unique place that WPNSA holds," Griffith adds.

This collaboration seeks a dynamic leader passionate about sailing and sports environments, as well as non-profit aims. The selected CEO will drive innovation, foster partnerships, and ensure WPNSA's continued growth and success. 

"The impact of WPNSA across all sailing disciplines, from beginners to elite athletes, is truly rewarding," Griffith notes. 

He also added that “WPNSA's primary purpose is to provide world-class sailing facilities, deliver major events, and facilitate sailing activities in a safe and sustainable environment.”

Oliver Wells, Recruitment Director at Marine Resources, expressed his enthusiasm for the collaboration: "As someone deeply involved in sailing, alongside a team who shares this passion, we're excited to partner with WPNSA for this role. Our initial discussions with David Griffith underscored the importance of this position, both within the local community and the broader sailing community. It presents a unique and thrilling opportunity, and we welcome applicants from various backgrounds."

The ideal CEO candidate will have a proven track record of leadership, strategic vision, and a commitment to excellence. Qualified candidates are invited to contact Oliver Wells on or +44 7458 040 285 for more information about the application process.