World's fastest sailor at Speed Week

Surfers and sailing boat enthusiasts are taking part in Weymouth Speed Week. The aim is to go as fast as possible powered only by the wind. Record holder Paul Larsen has been giving advice

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Strange craft compete in Speed Week

One of the stranger craft competing in Speed Week off Portland Credit: ITV News West Country

Strange sailing boats and windsurfers are hoping to sail as fast as possible off Portland during the annual Speed Week.

The sailing world speed record holder Paul Larsen is there today.

The competition, which has been running since the 1970s, sees sailors go as fast as they can across 500m of Portland Harbour.

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