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OWSA provides women with opportunities and encouragement to learn or improve sailing skills and helps develop new racing and cruising activities within the sailing community. We are a not-for-profit organization open to anyone over the age of 18. Boat ownership is not required, and our members' sailing experience levels range from ocean racers and world-wide cruisers to novice beginners! You are invited to join us.

Membership is from Jan 1st to December 31st. Membership fee is $50 per year.

If you were a member last year please select “Renewing Member”. If you were a member in the past and are returning after an absence please select “Returning Member”.

You can join or renew online right now by filling in the information in the boxes below and clicking "Send" button at bottom of page. You will be taken to a Payment page where you can use your credit card.

Instead, if you prefer to mail in your application, click on "Download Membership Application". Print it out and mail with your membership dues.

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Release, Hold Harmless and Assumption of Risk. For and in consideration of participation in OWSA events, I hereby release and hold harmless Oregon Women's Sailing Association (OWSA), its agents, employees, instructors, volunteers or other persons acting for or on behalf of OWSA,
and the owner and skipper of any boat involved in OWSA sponsored events from any and all claims of liability for property damage or bodily injury, including death, arising in any manner from my participation in OWSA sponsored events. I expressly understand that participation in OWSA sponsored events and any related boating and non-boating activities,inherently involves hazards and risks of injury to person and property. I further understand that participation in OWSA sponsored events may involve periods of strenuous activity.

I hereby affirm that I have no physical or medical conditions which prevent or limit my ability to engage in these activities. It is my intent to willingly assume all of these risks, known and unknown, and to absolve and hold harmless OWSA and its agents from liability for these risks.

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OWSA provides opportunities to learn or improve sailing skills and help develop new racing and cruising activities within the sailing community.