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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February Announcements > |

OWSA Announcements are emailed around the first of every month.

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Happy New Year! > |
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Renew your OWSA Membership > |
Time to renew your membership in OWSA. Find out more...
Registration is Open for most 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...
February Fireside > February 23, 2014 | 6:00 pm

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

Meetings > Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 | 6:30 pm
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2015 BOAT Program Applications - OPEN > |
2015 BOAT Program Applications now being accepted.  Deadline Feb. 15th.
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2015 ISC Scholarship Applications - OPEN > |
2015 ISC Scholarship Applications now being accepted!  Deadline Feb. 28th.
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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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Schooner Creek Boatworks
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Featured OWSA Gear

Small Two Tone Duffel
Great for all of your gear! 600 denier polyester D-shaped zippered entry for easy access Padded handle...
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Featured OWSA Gear

All-Season Breathable, Waterproof Jacket
THE jacket for Pacific North West sailors.Critically seam-sealed for added waterproof protection100% nylon shell100% microfleece body lining100% polyester sleeve...
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