American Sailing Association and Recreational Power Boating Association courses. Live aboard classes in San Juan Islands. Offer women-only classes.
American Sailing Association certification courses on Puget Sound. Active womens' and racing programs.
US Sailing and US Powerboating certification courses on Puget Sound. Large fleet of sail and power cruisers, catamaran.
Evening Recreational Boater classes. Marine Diesel, Knots and Line Handling, Transiting the Ballard Locks, and more. Non-profit.
Women only training? On line training? Hands on workshops? Here are some other options.
We have some GREAT non-profit community sailing programs in Seattle, like the Center for Wooden Boats and Sail Sand Point that are inexpensive ways to learn to sail. They are listed in the "Community" page.
Some women sail and power boating instructors from around the Puget Sound area
Seminars are held in Seattle area and at the NW Center of Excellence for Marine Manufacturing & Technology in Anacortes.
For private instruction on your own powerboat, I highly recommend Captain Linda Lewis at
On-line Navigation, Marine Weather, Radar, and Navigation Rules training. Rigorous, high quality training, used by both professional and recreational mariners.
Popular on-line education, with netowrk of affiliated instructors/schools. Not affiliated with US Sailing, American Sailing association, or other US certification organizations shown here.
Many more options listed here. From 48 North, which also publishes a current, detailed list annually in their magazine.