AGWE Portland Introduction to Sailing

Intro to Sailing on MahaloSimply Go Sailing!  If you want to try out sailing, start learning a little or just kick back and enjoy the ride - join Capt. Frankland on Mahalo for AGWE's 3-hour Portland Introduction to Sailing on the Columbia.

Or even better, Charter Mahalo for an afternoon of fun with family, friends or that someone special in your life.


  • **No Sailing Experience Required**
  • Simply Go Sailing introductory sails starting at $35
  • Simply Take Mahalo Sailing: Captained 5 hours
  • Private and personalized sailing experiences
  • Limited to 4 people
  • Enjoy sailing on the Columbia River!

Awge Sailing introductory sailing in PortlandSimply Go Sailing

No experience required, and with this introductory sail you can just kick back on the water or get into the action with steering and handling lines.  This is a great opportunity to give sailing a try, or take a break and get out on the water. Simply Go Sailing can be scheduled easily on Agwe’s reservation page for any times that work best for you and to make the most of wind conditions on the Columbia. The sails are limited to 4 people so everyone gets the most of the experience.

Sunset Sailing on S/V Mahalo

Simply Take Mahalo Sailing

Capt. Frankland offers 5hr Captained Charters.  Each sail is personalized to create your own unique sailing experience. Go sailing with friends or coworkers, or arrange an intimate sail with that wonderful and special person in your life.  Sit back and let Capt. Frankland drive, learn a few sailing basics, or if experienced get some coaching from a seasoned pro.

Whatever you choose, rest assured that you're in the safe and steady hands of one of the Northwest's top sailors.

For more information & prices

Navigate to Capt. Frankland's website at (click to open in another window).  Prices start at $50 - a great way to gain experience sailing from one of the World's Best Instructors!

To Book a Sail

Sign-up on AGWE's website (AGWE' Booking), contact Capt. Frankland directly (, (503) 516-9869), and certainly feel welcome to contact us with any question or for more information.

Captain Stephen Frankland

USCG Stephen Frankland an Island Sailing Senior Instructor, Sailing Coach and one of Portland's Premier Private Trainers.  When not teaching sailors how to sail, Capt. Frankland loves to share his passion of sailing with others and have fun playing on the water.   Capt. Frankland is fully USCG Licensed and offers these sails through his company AGWE Sailing, which is fully insured.  Island Sailing highly recommends Capt. Frankland's sails.

If you're interested in a skill's assessment, private training or Coaching - we also highly recommend you speak with Capt. Frankland.  Whether you take classes with Island Sailing or not, it's extraordinarily helpful to have an Elite Trainer guide your sailing activities to achieve your sailing goals.

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