Today’s weather provides us with a good day to sail! In Portland there are 10 knot winds, 3 knot currents in the shallow, and 5 knot currents in the channel that make for a fun sail. High chance for rain, but the rain will bring flowers to the coming months. It’s a little chilly, so […]
Island Sailing and Cruising Group members are planning a Flotilla (or possibly several) for 2017 and/or early 2018. With charter and broker relationships around the world, we have MANY options for destinations, boats and ways to organize the trips. This survey is intended to focus our efforts on researching, pricing and planning the Flotilla. Thank […]
Rigging Seminar with Butch Bogan When: Saturday April 22nd 2017, 1:00pm to 4:00pm Who: presented by ISC and Master Rigger Butch Bogan of BB Marine Where: Island Sailing Club Portland Cost: $20 per person (cash only) Basic Rigging Concepts & Design Butch will cover the basic terms and concepts of sailboat masts and rigging. The […]
It’s a cool day down at the club. Good winds predicted throughout the day. Would you like to join us on this breezy cool day?
Lexter (ISC’s recent “Ship’s Cat” new hire) is enjoying his time in the warm sun, cool breeze and all around wonderful day. Today would be a wonderful day for sailing due to the strong currents and nice breeze. Would you like to join Lexter on this beautiful day?
MEMORIAL ANNOUNCEMENT for Katherine Somervell August 6, 1963 – February 17, 2017 Thursday, April 27, 2017, 2 p.m. First Baptist Church SW 12th and Taylor Street 900 SW 11th Avenue Portland, Oregon 97205 First Baptist Church Information A short reception will follow the memorial celebrating Katherine’s life and loves. Please RSVP through Alan: […]
Congratulations to ISC racers for taking 3rd overall in the South Sound Series! Rich and his fellow racers showed their NW sailing spirit and braved the wet & cold to race the Catalina 30 over the winter and in the South Sound Series. As Rich noted, “Thank you all [racers] for making the South Sound […]
Blue skies, cool breeze. What could be better on a sunny Sunday day?
During the 43rd day of the Vendee Globe, an around the world solo sailboat race, Thomas Ruyant hit a submerged object in his 60 foot racing boat doing 15 knots during a storm with 40 knot winds and 30+ foot seas south of New Zealand. He has made to New Zealand under his own power. […]
Below are a few sailing opportunities and ideas for the winter! Island Sailing has many relationships with Charterers, Captains, Instructors, Brokers and other clubs — they frequently let us know about deals and sailing opportunities. Also, sign-up on our charter/offshore email list if you’d like to stay in the loop, and always feel welcome to […]