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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Upcoming Events
August Announcements > |

OWSA Announcements are emailed around the first of every month.

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Meetings > Wednesday, August 10 | 6:30 pm
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THANK You, Education Team > |
April's crazy class schedule is... Find out more...
2016 BOAT Program Applications - OPEN > |
2016 BOAT Program Applications now being accepted.  Deadline Feb. 1st. Deadline has been extended - get your applications in.
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Fireside > Monthly - contact Fireside@owsa.net | 6:00 pm

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

Save the Date - SSFC > Sept 17, 2016 |

Save the Date - SSFC

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2016 ISC Scholarship Winners Announced > |
2016 ISC Scholarship Winners were announced at our March general meeting. Find out more...
Renew your OWSA Membership > |
Time to renew your membership in OWSA. Find out more...
2016 Ladies Cruise > May 20-22, 2016 |
You are invited to the 30thAnnual Columbia River Ladies Cruise! Find out more...
OWSA Calendar of Events > |
What are we doing and when?  Plan your activities using our online Calendar. Find out more...
Registration is OPEN for 2016 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...
Give a gift of... > All Year Long |
Are you looking for the perfect gift for a sailor? We would like to offer these suggestions: Find out more...
Free Vessel Safety Check > |
Are you sure your sailing vessel is ready for all the fun this summer?
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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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Bob Neild & Pam Pickens
Columbia Crossings
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Danish Marine
Island Sailing Club
McCuddy's Marina
Schooner Creek Boatworks
Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors

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