Susan Epstein – She Sailor Sea Story

Susan Epstein, a native of Boston, MA, sailed and raced on the waters of Massachusetts Bay since she was six years old. She shares her long sailing journey of knocking out glass ceilings, again and again, by using her fast moving mast. Susan is also a former member of...

Fulfill an AdventureSail® Goal

After four years, the New Orleans AdventureSail® is blossoming into what our founders may have envisioned for the program. It is beginning to fulfill the goals; “To enrich the lives of America’s young at-risk girls through sailing, thus opening their eyes...

You’ve come a long way baby.

Early Lessons from Sailing in a Male-Dominated World Linda Newland, past president, Women’s Sailing Foundation/National Women’s Sailing Association The 1960’s advertising slogan was a statement for empowering women. Like most other hobbies and businesses of the era,...

Find your voice

Getting On Board Now: Overcoming the Challenges of Learning to Sail and Earning Respect in a Traditionally Male-Dominated Field NWSA’s last blog post, “You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby,” explored the challenges and lessons of early sailing in a male-dominated field. The...