Take The Helm Issue: September 2023

Take The Helm Issue: September 2023

    2023 AdventureSail® highlights AdventureSail® is a nationwide program of the Women’s Sailing Foundation, a 501(c)(3) educational organization. This summer Women’s Sailing Association of Southern California, Dana Point (pictured above), Courageous Sailing...
Take The Helm: August 2023

Take The Helm: August 2023

August Brings Adventure AdventureSail® programming has already begun serving happy girls this summer. On August 12, AdventureSail Day will bring a discovery of sailing to the majority of girls through the program this year. Girls Coast to Coast will get a chance to...
Take The Helm: Issue June – July 2023

Take The Helm: Issue June – July 2023

View this email in your browser Welcome to summer sailing! The sailors attending the National Women’s Sailing Conference at Sail Newport, in Newport, Rhode Island expanded their community, reunited with old friends and strengthened existing ties, and had fun. On...
Meet Dr Anne Kolker Recipient of LIWSA

Meet Dr Anne Kolker Recipient of LIWSA

Congratulations to Dr. Anne Kolker for being selected as the 2023 Leadership in Women’s Sailing Award honoree. NWSA and BoatUS announced and presented the Leadership in Women’s Sailing Award to Anne Kolker at the June 3rd National Sailing Conference in Sail Newport in...
Take The Helm April 2023

Take The Helm April 2023

2023 NWSA Conference News Excitement has been building for the 2023 National Women’s Sailing Association Conference on June 3, at Sail Newport in Rhode Island. The women instructors are top notch. So are their presentations. Most workshops have limited enrollment. To...
EARLY BIRD Conference Discount for NWSA Members

EARLY BIRD Conference Discount for NWSA Members

RUNS FROM APRIL 1- 16 An exclusive discount for NWSA Members only! Take advantage of this early-bird opportunity get the workshops you want AND get $50 OFF the regular Conference Pass cost. This opportunity will be available from April 1 – April 16 (midnight)...
Take The Helm January 2023

Take The Helm January 2023

  It’s Award Season The Leadership in Women’s Sailing Award nominations close February 1. There’s still time to nominate your sailing hero for the Award, but don’t dally. The honor cosponsored by NWSA and BoatUS has been bestowed upon sailors exhibiting...
AdventureSail 2022 Wrap-up

AdventureSail 2022 Wrap-up

AdventureSail programming served many happy girls so far this year. Racine and Boston’s Courageous Sailing Center, both long-standing program hosts, kicked off the East Coast sailing season fun by hosting 41 girls. Later, in the first two weeks of August alone, 100...
ADVENTURES: She Sailor Sea Story, Aug 2022

ADVENTURES: She Sailor Sea Story, Aug 2022

 Hosted by: Anne Bryant Storytellers: Daisy, Allyson and Stephanie Our young guests all have been grateful recipients of scholarships from raised donations of either the NWSA, The Butterfly Effect Project or Mattituk Yacht Club. If you would like to help the next...
Diversity Toolkit: Let’s Go Sailing with Marie Rogers

Diversity Toolkit: Let’s Go Sailing with Marie Rogers

On February 10, 2022 at the National Sailing Programs Symposium, in cooperation with US Sailing, WSF board member Capt. Marie Rogers presented “A Diversity Toolkit: Let’s All Go Sailing”. In this presentation, Rogers investigates reasons sailing...

“Wake” She Sailor Sea Story February 2022

In celebration of Black History Month 2022, NWSA hosted 3 inspirational sailors with stories both personal and eye-opening. Thank you to Marie rogers, Wanda Robertson and Pam Rice for sharing your stories with this month’s theme “Wake”. Sign-up to...

She Sailor Sea Story ” Commitment” with Capt. Bill Pinkney

Part of NWSA She Sailor Sea Story, recorded February 2022 with Captain Bill Pinkney and Pamela Rice “Sailing Commitment, Around the World with Captain Bill” is a new sailing book for young readers. It is a charming colaborative effort by two NWSA members;...

Help Wanted

HELP WANTED! Secretary on our Board of Directors! As a member of the Board of Directors, the secretary for Women’s Sailing Foundation / National Women’s Sailing Association has wide-ranging responsibilities. If you have good organization skills, the time required...
AdventureSail® Day in 2021

AdventureSail® Day in 2021

Congratulations and thank you to all the AdventureSail hosts, skippers, supported and volunteers. Outdoor in-person activities for young people were complicated or even cancelled this summer due to the COVID 19 Delta variant. Yet where conditions allowed,...

CHICAGO 2021 — Anchoring

The basics of anchoring, shown in an unusual way, to make it easy to see and understand how it all works. Premered at the Chicago NWSA conference on Septemeber 11, 2021.