FRIENDS & WEBSITE LINKS


ASA
http://www.asa.com
The American Sailing Association is the world's foremost organization dedicated to training, teaching and certifying schools, sailing instructors and sailing enthusiasts. When you join the American Sailing Association, or work with an ASA certified sailing school, you know you're learning how to sail and getting the most rigorous, safety-first education and the best sailing instruction available.


Flagship Maritime Training
http://www.flagshipmaritimetraining.com
CAPTAIN'S LICENSE TRAINING AND MORE ... Whether you're a full time professional mariner or a part time recreational boater, you owe it to yourself to take advantage of Flagship's professional grade instruction. Sail or power, novice to seasoned mariner, all levels of students can benefit by participating in our courses.


Oregon Women's Sailing Association
http://www.owsa.net
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.


Portland Boat Show
http://www.otshows.com/shows/pbs/
Come set anchor at the largest off the water boat show west of the Mississippi!


City of Kirkland Parks and Community Services
http://kirklandparks.net/eConnect/Start/Start.asp?SCheck=1051119814&SDT=40235.4150896991
MyParksAndRecreation is the community connection for sports, recreation, parks, trails and entertainment. We strive to serve the entire community while maintaining meaningful connections with individual participants.


Columbia Crossings
http://www.columbiacrossings.com/
Columbia Crossings is proud to provide Portland area boaters with the area's finest moorage facilities and easiest access to boating excitement on the Columbia and Willamette Rivers. Our friendly, professional staff maintain a safe and secure environment for you and your family to enjoy the beauty and variety of our world-class facilities.


Swantown Marina
http://www.portolympia.com/Swantown
With views of the majestic Olympic mountains, Swantown Marina & Boatworks invites you to experience the pleasure and convenience of South Sound boating. Within minutes of downtown Olympia's vibrant waterfront parks, shops and restaurants, Swantown is your gateway to Washington's Capital City. Swantown has been providing South Sound boaters with convenient moorage and Puget Sound day-use access since 1983.


West Coast Sailing
http://www.westcoastsailing.net/
West Coast Sailing is completely dedicated to small sailboats. For sailors the world over, the company has become the go-to source for small sailboats, parts, accessories and advice. Representing 7 manufactures and over 30 models of boats, West Coast Sailing is one of the most comprehensive small sailboat stores in North America.


Puget Sound Sailing Group
http://sailing.meetup.com/77/
Whether Captain, Crew or Passenger, we welcome you. This group will allow you to meet other local Sailing Enthusiasts with similar interests, to share stories, advice and tips. We started this group so members can be introduced to the sailing community and sailors have a place to satisfy their urge to sail. But this IS a sailing group.. not purely a social group and not a singles group :). We create events to sail and get people on the water.


Coast Pilot
http://www.coastpilot.com
We are pleased that you share our interest in safe, competent boating. On this website, you'll find various instructional products that are offered on a custom basis, as well as through complementary educational institutions. You'll also gain access to professional mariner services, such as delivery skippers and professional crew for both power and sailing vessels.


Marine Captain Service
http://www.marinecaptainservice.com/
Whether you are looking for a boat delivery, a charter captain, or training on your boat, Marine Captain Service delivers: Safe and dependable delivery services, Training courses in boat safety and handling, Access to licensed and experienced crew, Twenty years of experience.


North Sails
http://www.northsails.com/
North Sails has become the world leader in sailmaking through an ongoing commitment to making sails that are faster, lighter and longer lasting than any other sails in the world. Whether you race or cruise, North Sails is committed to designing and building sails that are just right for you! When performance counts, the choice is clear.


Banks Sails
http://www.waagmeester.com/sails.html
Dale has been working on sails since he was 12 years old. That's over 25 years of sailmaking expertise available to you and your boat. He is a veteran offshore racer, sailing races such as the Oregon Offshore, Swiftsure, Victoria-Maui, Newport-Ensenada, etc. He has also raced in many one-design regattas, winning everything from the Ranger 20 Nationals, to the North American One Ton Championships. Dale's real love, however, is design work. One of the early pioneers in the computer design revolution, Dale is an innovator in sail design and construction. His designs have won many local and national championships.


Sail PDX
http://www.sailpdx.com/
A host of the Portland sailing community, sponsored by the Oregon Corinthian Sailing Association.


Heart of Sailing
http://www.heartofsailing.org/
Heart of Sailing introduces sailing for free to children and adults with developmental disabilities, such as Autism and Down Syndrome, as a form of education and recreational therapy.


Passage Weather
http://passageweather.com/
PassageWeather.com specialises in Sailing Weather Forecasts, and was developed out of the need for reliable, easy to use weather information...