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An elite sailing academy in Weymouth by FaulknerBrowns has secured Lottery funding, providing a sailing venue for the UK's 2012 Olympic bid. The Weymouth and Portland Sailing Academy will be a keystone in the regeneration of former Royal Navy facilities at Portland.The design creates a new waterfront with a structured boat park and repair workshops along with administration and catering facilities, changing rooms and lecture rooms.Sports England has awarded £3 million, which will be matched by £4.3 million from the South West of England Regional Development Agency and £400,000 from local councils and the Royal Yachting Association's Olympic Yachting Fund.

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