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Women Sailing on the Columbia

Organized in 1994 by local women sailors, OWSA promotes women’s sailing through education and practical experience. Our members are business owners, artists, managers, lawyers, clerks, stay-at-home moms, writers and educators — name a profession, talent, or interest, and you will find an OWSA member in that field. Our members have all levels of sailing experience, from newbies to experts. Joining OWSA gives you access to sailing opportunities throughout the Northwest. At any given time we also have friends and members out sailing the deep blue, blogging, posting and sharing their adventures with us here on the Columbia.

Latest news

Active Members Shop Adidas!

Published 7:35pm on 16 Feb 2018

March General Meeting - A Silent Killer

Published 10:24pm on 7 Feb 2018

TAKE CONTROL ~ ADVANCE FROM BEGINNER TO INTERMEDIATE SAILOR!

What an opportunity! Gain the on-the-water experience needed to become an intermediate sailor by participating in OWSA's BOAST program (Boat Owner And Skipper Training). This two-year program pairs beginning sailors with more experienced women sailors to learn rigging, outboard motor handling, docking, sailing, and boat maintenance on a boat from OWSA's fleet. During the second year of participation, women develop the confidence and skill to be a skipper and sail

Published 3:16pm on 9 Jan 2018

Education Classes are now available for registration!!

Come join us for our upcoming sailing classes.  All classes that are currently available are on the website, go to owsa.net to the calendar to book a class, and keep an eye out for upcoming classes that may still be scheduled throughout the year.  We appreciate all of our instructors and are excited for everyone to get out on the water!

Published 9:52pm on 15 Dec 2017

2018 Membership registration is now open!

It's time to renew your membership! Please go to http://owsa.net/renew to register and pay. And please update your contacts and interests so we can invite you to play!

Published 5:41am on 15 Nov 2017

Fireside Orientation

Come join us for the last Fireside of the year to meet other members and to learn about OWSA.

Published 12:17am on 16 Oct 2017

Upcoming events

Feb 20

Sailing Basics-7 Weeks (Women…

Sailing Basics (Women Only)
Feb 27

Sailing Basics-7 Weeks (Women…

Sailing Basics (Women Only)
Mar 6

Sailing Basics-7 Weeks (Women…

Sailing Basics (Women Only)
Mar 7

March General Meeting

Oregon Women Sailing Association presents Speaker Series: A Silent
Mar 9

Registration Closes for Basic…

Registration Closes Today
Mar 13

Sailing Basics-7 Weeks (Women…

Sailing Basics (Women Only)
Mar 20

Sailing Basics-7 Weeks (Women…

Sailing Basics (Women Only)
Mar 27

Basic Sailing Fundamentals (A)…

Basic Sailing Fundamentals-A (Women Only)
Apr 3

Basic Sailing Fundamentals (A)…

Basic Sailing Short Course (Women Only)
Apr 4

April General Meeting

Come join us for our April Meeting at PYC located
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