Empowering women to sail
Organized in 1994 by the efforts and enthusiasm of local women sailors, the not-for-profit OWSA exists to promote and facilitate the participation of women in sailboat cruising and/or racing events in Oregon and Southwest Washington.
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101 Sailing Basics-Gail Teaches Points of Sail
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Upcoming Events
July Announcements > |

OWSA Announcements are emailed around the first of every month.

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Renew your OWSA Membership > |
Time to renew your membership in OWSA. Find out more...
Meetings > Wednesday, July 8, 2015 | 6:30 pm
Join us for our next meeting.  This month we are having our annual picnic. Find out more...
OWSA Boat Build Team > July 11-12, 2015 |

This July OWSA will be sponsoring a team to build a boat during the Rivers West Friends and Family Boat Build.  Find out more...

August Fireside > Some random date in August, 2015 | 6:30 pm

Are you a new member and want the opportunity to learn all that OWSA has to offer? Find out more...

Registration is CLOSED for 2015 Sailing Classes > |
OWSA offers a variety of classes for sailors of all levels. Our courses cover sailing basics, motoring, docking and anchoring, racing... Find out more...
OWSA Online Calendar > |
Click here for an online view of our Calendar.            Find out more...
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Your Donations Support OWSA > |

A gift to OWSA is a great way to support programs that help women sailors learn and experience the challenge of sailing.
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Volunteers - we need your info.  If we do not meet the IRS...
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Thanks to our Sponsors:
Bill Brennan
Boat Owners
Bob Neild & Pam Pickens
Columbia Crossings
Columbia Marine Upholstery
Danish Marine
Island Sailing Club
McCuddy's Marina
Schooner Creek Boatworks
Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors

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Featured OWSA Gear

Tote Bag
The perfect tote for sailors. 600 denier polyester; zippered opening and front pocket; interior zippered pocket with key fob;...
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Featured OWSA Gear

OWSA Burgee
OWSA's own Burgee, a must-have addition to every boat.12"x18", made of 600 denier polyester; digital dyed; UV inhibitor prevents fading;...
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Hooded Soft Shell Jacket
A shell that stands up to the elements! Highly breathable and soft Water and wind repellant...
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