Oregon Offshore Congrats

2018 Oregon Offshore Racers
Congrats to fellow ISC racers Theresa, Rich and Denis for braving the Oregon Offshore and getting some 'bling'!  That's great - can't wait to hear the stories.... ... more info»

A Contrarian’s Inside Passage – May 12th

Instructor Larry Brandt - the contrarian sailor
We love hearing Larry Brandt's sailing tales and adventures - and learn much from each....  Join Larry at PYC on May 12th. In 1937, 'Wrong Way' Corrigan set out from New York to fly to San Diego and instead wound up Ireland. And would you believe that in the summer ... more info»

The real pirates of the Caribbean

real pirates of the caribbean - Blackbeard's Capture
Q: Why does it take pirates so long to learn the alphabet? A: Because they spend years at C.  YARRR! Below, a fun article about the Real pirates of the Caribbean.... (CNN) - Pirates have been a part of popular culture ever since they first appeared on the high seas ... more info»

2018 Islands Race (South Sound Series)

Earth's Edge, Denis and crew on Colvos Passage during the 2018 Islands Race
Congrats to Denis & Crew (Chris, AJ, Paul, Justin, Mary and Jordan) for taking 3rd in the Islands Race! And it was a close 3rd - only 16 seconds behind 2nd and 35 seconds behind 1st. Additional congratulations are due for finishing 4th place overall (of 16 boats in the ... more info»

2018 Greece Kid Friendly Flotilla

An exciting sailing opportunity! NauticEd is running a kid friendly flotilla in the Ionian Island, Greece this June 2-9th, 2018.
**For sailors with families** NauticEd is offering a highly personalized and "Kid Friendly" Flotilla in Greece (Ionian Islands), June 2-9 2018.  As many of us at Island Sailing have kids, we applaud this initiative to create some family friendly fun in the Med! Below is the announcement from Lauren at ... more info»

Congrats to ISC racers, Sailing on Sundays

Congrats to ISC racers, Sailing on Sundays
Congratulations to ISC racers and a "well raced winter" in the CYC Sailing on Sundays series. Defiant - Rich & Crew ISC 14 - Beetle, Paul & Crew The Zap - Mark & Crew Results below, 18 races total scored. Pos Sail   Boat   Rating Skipper Yacht Club Total Pos 1   ... more info»

Italy Flotilla

NauticEd Flotilla in Italy
Join Island Sailing on a NauticEd "Italian Flotilla" from July 14-21, 2018 No space remaining - 2 boats fully booked!
A week-long Flotilla in Italy (the Amalfi Coast) led by NauticEd. The Amalfi coast is one of sailing's best kept secrets - incredible sailing and vacation, in many respects less ... more info»

Tall Ships Pursuit

2018 Tall ships festival
Join Capt. Mark Thompson aboard a Salina 48 Catamaran to follow and pursue the Gulf Coast Tall Ships Challenge.  The Tall Ships Challenge is a series of tall ship races and port festivals - including Galveston (April 5-8), Pensacola (April 12-15), and New Orleans (April 19-22). In addition to pursuing ... more info»

Vashon Race 2017

2017 Vashon race crew
Congratulations to ISC racers for a solid 4th place finish in the Winter Vashon Race (first of the South Sound Series). ISC racers raced Earth's Edge (Catalina 30) in a low wind +30 mile race beginning in Tacoma and then around Vashon Island. Below are the results, and it's a ... more info»

Deep Water

Deep Water, the film
Josh Recommends "Deep Water"!!! A wonderfully and beautifully documented film is about the first solo – non-stop around the world sailing race, sponsored by the Sunday Times of London… and was eventually won by world famous sailor Robert Knox-Johnson. It’s absolutely mesmerizing and I highly recommend it!  Josh.... Watched on ... more info»

Flare Safety Seminar

Flare safety seminar
Please join us for this hands on FREE Portland seminar demonstrating how to safely use your on board flares and fire extinguisher! Sunday, December 3rd at 13:00 (1 pm) RSVP to josh@islandsailingclub.com The USCG requires boaters to have a set of flares on board.  Hopefully you'll never have to ... more info»

Nassau to Pensacola Catamaran Training

Salina 48 to weather
A great sailing opportunity! Captain Mark Thompson is offering a training voyage from Nassau (Bahamas) to Pensacola FL and on a Salina 48 Catamaran.  Each leg is offered as vacation sailing that includes Near Coastal experience, along with ICC, NauticEd or RYA certifications. Voyages: Nassau Bahamas to Miami FL
Nov ... more info»