NauticEd Tracklink – Sailing App with GPS Tracking, Anchor Alarm, & more

NauticEd's Tracklink application
NauticEd just released (yesterday) the new "Tracklink" app - and we're super-excited!  It's free (forever) for all NauticEd students, otherwise $4.99 for non-students (note basic students may need to wait a few days - NE is updating it to be free for basic students. We'll keep you posted). TrackLink on ... more info»

San Juan Sailing Guided Flotilla

San Juan Sailing Guided Flotilla
ISC Instructor Captain David Spencer is leading a flotilla to the Desolation Sound and has a staterooms available aboard his vessel, the 42' Beneteau Kipper Kite.  It's a wonderful opportunity to explore spectacular scenery, sailing opportunities in the Straits of Georgia and great social times together with other Sailors and ... more info»

Friday Night Sails with Alan

Friday Night Sails with Alan
Friday Night Sailing With Alan Captain Alan will set sail Friday nights for various drills, fun sailing, or the beer can races from 6pm into the evening per member request. The Friday night sail is free, however, please bring $20 cash to put in the donation jar. Donations will go ... more info»

July Joy

Lexter the cat "talking"
Photo was provided by a member, Diana Powe
It is a beautiful day in July and Lexter here is excited! Lex can’t wait to see you in Portland and bug you for human food. He also can’t wait to sneak into your bags to try and get the human food ... more info»

Friday Night Sailing

Friday Night Sailing
Sailing Every Friday Night! Alan will set sail every Friday night for various drills or joining in on the beer can races from 6pm into the evening. Bring $20 cash to put in the donation jar. Funds will go towards tiller extensions and gear upgrades. Maximum of six people, ... more info»

Music Nights

Capt. Stephen Frankland playing
Come down Wednesday evenings to hang out on the water at Island Sailing to play and hear some music! Bring any instruments you’d like or just come down to say hello! Casual fun music sharing – bring an instrument, bring a story or two, and bring yourself and possibly a ... more info»

Review of the Last Dock Party!

Island Sailing Dock Party
The last dock party was HOT HOT HOT and HOT! The brave souls that dared to come and attend had plenty of cool and refreshing beverages to cool themselves down from the summer heat, but nonetheless, a good time was had. The sunset was an incredible sight. Thank you again ... more info»

2017 summer gear suggestions

Mustang MIT 100 PFD Life Jacket
We often play with sailing gear and receive questions about what to buy - here are a few suggestions leading into the summer.  We recently began compiling a list as well (here - sailing gear), and so let us know if you have any suggestions we can share - webmaster@islandsailing.org! ... more info»

Our Summer Dock Party Schedule

Island Sailing Dock Party
Our Summer Dock Party Schedule   Saturday, JUNE 24th . 7:00 pm Saturday, JULY 22nd . 7:00 pm Saturday, AUGUST 26th . 7:00 pm Saturday, SEPTEMBER 9th . 7:00 pm   Island Sailing dock parties are held to encourage member interaction, give confidence to those that haven’t sailed recently ... more info»

Dear Cat Adoption Team

Lexter on the deck
Dear Cat Adoption Team, My new home is in a club house surrounded by boats! Who knew that sailors, of all people, consider cats good luck and the old square riggers would not leave port until we where onboard! They even gave me a Pirate tag with my name ... more info»

Beautiful day in May

Island Sailing Portland fleet
Today is a beautiful day for sailing, however, we are completely booked today. If you would like to make a reservation for another day, you can still email or call us. The weather today is sun sun sun with good temperatures for sailing. Don’t forget racing night at the PDX ... more info»

OWSA Scholarship Award Winners 2017

Sailing course photo in Portland
Congrats to the 2017 ISC Oregon Women’s Sailing Association Scholarship Winners!!! As seen left to right, Carin, Bernadette, Carisa, and Debra. This is a photo of the lucky ladies taking their Learn to Sail Class with Capt. Alan Somervell. This Scholarship has been valued at over $2,600!!! By winning this ... more info»