National Women’s Sailing Association presents:
2016 Systems/Electrical Basics & Testing/Troubleshooting Workshop. February 20 and 21st. The Workshop is full. We are accepting names for a waitlist only. Click For Registration Form
Diesel Engine Workshop March 5 & 6, 2016 Click For Registration Form
Get this on your calendar!
Saturday, June 4, 2016. 15th Women’s Sailing Conference in Marblehead, MA. Good information, good location, good networking and just a heck of good time while your building your sailing skills. Click for information
Reminder! Nominations for the NWSA/BoatUS Leadership in Women’s Sailing Award are being accepted up to February 1,2016. Click here for more information.
Women’s Sailing Foundation establishes the Sue Corl Youth Sailing Scholarship Read More
Burlingame puts on Mini Workshops for Women in Rhode Island
North Kingstown, RI, Dec. 2 The second in a series of mini-workshops for women boaters was held last night at the Quonset Davisville Navy Yacht Club. Docking maneuvers, line handling, cleating, and strategies for power and sail were discussed. There was a mix of power and sail experience, and everyone learned something new. Board member Beth Burlingame is at the far left.
FALL - WINTER 2015
We’ve finished the annual publication!
Take a look at the activities of the Association and the Foundation for 2015. Make note of the events for 2016 too!
Sue Corl Youth Sailing Scholarship Recipient
Monday, August 3, WSF President, Linda Newland, went to Anacortes and met the winners family as they brought our scholarship winner to board the 106 year old schooner for a Girls at the Helm trip into the San Juans with 18 girls and an all women crew. She was very enthusiastic and excited about her upcoming week.
Also present to see her off were her Dad and 3 sisters. She has participated in an AdventureSail® program in Portland, OR and has been the recipient of a previous Learn to Sail scholarship from Women's Sailing Foundation.
SAIL TWICE AROUND – July 26, 2015
Track Donna Lange as she attempts her second solo circumnavigation this time non-stop Read More
Sally Helme Honored with Leadership in Women’s Sailing Award
June 6, 2015 -- Sally Helme, of Newport, RI and publisher of Bonnier Corp.’s Cruising World and Sailing World magazines, has been honored with the 2015 Leadership in Women's Sailing Award.
From Left to Right: Scottie Robinson, Sally Helme, Linda Newland and Joan Thayer.
Scottie and Joan are 2015 Conference Co-chairs and WSF board members. Linda Newland is WSF president of the WSF board.
Photo courtesy of Susan Ogan
Take The Helm® - 14th annual Women's Sailing Conference
Women heading out to the Sonars for coaching on Sail Trim - Photo courtesy of Susan Ogan
On June 6th, the Corinthian Yacht Club in Marblehead, MA, hosted the 14th annual Women’s Sailing Conference, an all-day event of on-the-water coaching and on-land seminars. Corinthian Yacht Club Rear Commodore Annie Harris welcomed the 90 attendees in the morning. Read More
AdventureSail® - Boston, June 13, 2015
Courageous Sailing Center in Charlestown,MA, hosted the 18th AdventureSail® event for 19 pairs of big and little sisters aged 9 to 14 from the Big Sister Association of Greater Boston. Read More
Portland, OR, AdventureSail® event
A smashing success with 17 girls from Girls Inc on May 9th. Read More
The Women’s Sailing Foundation is pleased to announce a scholarship opportunity for a teenage girl age aged 14-17 who has participated in an AdventureSail® event, to have a Tall Ship experience aboard the Adventuress in the San Juan Islands in Washington State, August 2 to 5, 2015.
Go to www.soundexp.org click on Girls at the Helm for more details.
Deadline for Scholarship is March 15, 2015. Click for application
The scholarship does not include travel expense.
Do you want to be part of a national non-profit organization that focuses on improving the lives of women and girls through education and sailing? Do you have a skill - event planning, fundraising , public relations, or secretarial – that you’re willing to put to volunteer work? If so, consider being a member of the board of directors of the Women's Sailing Foundation.
We are a working board. And while keeping the organization moving forward and getting more women involved in sailing, you will be giving back to the sport you enjoy.