2020 Kirkland Update and Improvements

Kirkland Sailing Club
We’re happy to announce exciting and major 2020 changes to Kirkland Sailing! Julian Croxall is the new manager – a prior club member, accomplished sailor and local Kirkland resident with whom discussions of changes and improvements over the past year evolved into a new vision and initiative of Kirkland Sailing Club. Notably ... more info»

Pacific Lady – Sharon Sites Adams

Pacific Lady Sharon Sites Adams
Thank you Sharon - the first woman to solo the Pacific. Since Sharon refuses to see herself as a role model, we simply want to say thank you.  We had a wonderful night celebrating and hearing the stories of Solo Sailing Pioneer Sharon Sites Adams. Thank you everyone who came ... more info»

Island Sailing Club’s Roof Top Gala

Island Sailing Club's Roof Top Gala
The clouds parted and the sun came out for Island Sailing's annual Rooftop Gala in the Pearl District last weekend!  Members and friends gathered to toast the summer season and mingle outdoors with gorgeous views of the Fremont Bridge and Willamette River!  Special thanks to Denise and Pelle Fornberg for ... more info»

2019 Oregon Offshore – Pics from Lilli

2019 Oregon Offshore - Pics from Lilli
ISC's Lilli Matzke shared a few pics and videos from her first Oregon Offshore race! Alongside a few past and current ISC sailors, S/V Margaret won her class.  Congrats! And Lilli's only been sailing for a few years!  Achieving goals like this is easier than you may think - ... more info»

Club Members Participating In The Oregon Offshore!

Club Members Participating In The Oregon Offshore!
Island Sailing Club is proud to be represented by this special group of Monday Night Racers in the 2019 Oregon Offshore International Yacht Race!  These sailors have dedicated countless hours to training, learning and teaching alongside each other over the last year. Good luck to teams: SV Defiant, SV Margaret ... more info»

Island Sailing’s Spring Fling Member Party

Island Sailing's Spring Fling Member Party
Over 85 members and guests joined us for Island Sailing Club's Spring kickoff party last weekend in downtown Portland, hosted by longtime members (and exceptional human beings) Pete and Steph Bairy!  Sailors were dressed to impress and danced the night away.  I'm certain everyone in attendance made new connections and ... more info»

2019 Final South Sound Race

2019 Final South Sound Race
***UPDATE*** Results are in - ISC took 5th (out of 11 - Cruising Class) in the South Sound Series. That's GREAT considering Earth's Edge missed half of the races (prop wrap - trans/strut repairs). http://ssssclub.com/ssseries/18-19seriesclass.html *** Fellow ... more info»

Welcome Lilli!

Welcome Lilli to Island Sailing
Lilli Matzke has joined the Island Sailing team! Lilli brings a wealth of professional experience to ISC, is a GREAT sailor, and is highly involved in the Portland sailing community – with racing (ISC Race Commodore and OCSA representative), OWSA (Oregon Women’s Sailing Association), and Sail2Change.  We look forward to ... more info»

2019 Toliva Race

2019 Toliva Race
Congrats to Denis & Crew, and Earth's Edge is back in the race! Denis' report below, and thanks to David Shepherdson for a few pics.... As far as the race is concerned, the results are in, and we came in fourth out of six boats in cruising class. The results ... more info»

Cruising Group Information & Schedules

San Juan Sailing Guided Flotilla
**Update** Island Sailing's Cruising Group has a busy (and fun) schedule this year, from local Portland to the San Juans!  For updated information, we've added a cruising group page for schedules, posts and to contact the commodore - https://www.islandsailing.org/sailing-club/cruising-group/. To join or for more info, email cruising@islandsailing.org ... more info»

Experience sailboat racing on the Columbia

OCSA experience sailing on the Columbia
New to sailing? Want to try racing? Portland's OCSA is offering an opportunity to participate in local racing, to get your 'feet wet' with experiencing sailing as guest crew. Island Sailing FULLY supports OCSA's program! If you're new to sailing or interested in racing, this is a GREAT opportunity.  ... more info»

Cruising in Mexico Seminar 2019

Cruising in Mexico McCarthy picture 1
Hi Everyone, Mark you calendars for a special evening at the ISC clubhouse on February 16.  Our friends Bob and Jan McCarthy will be joining us to tell us their stories about cruising to Baja and back.  Anybody who has interest in such a trip or just likes to hear ... more info»