Lots of exciting presentations by/for women boaters. Seattle Boat Show Women's University is full day class for both women sail and power boaters, on Monday of show
Our 9th annual Seattle Boat Show Women Boater Social, right after Women's Day at the Seattle Boat Show.
Monthly women-only events, training, sailing, flotillas and women's race team
Cruisers College offers courses for women including "Women's Marine Diesels Hands-on 101" and "Women's Hands-on Intro to Diesel Troubleshooting"
Seattle Boat Show Women's University is a fun, full day class for both women sail and power boaters. Under seminar name, search for "Women".
Women teaching women to sail since 1976.
Open to women of all skill levels! Develop your sailing skills as you explore the San Juan Islands with our top female instructors.
Women's programs include women-only sailing classes, Race Like a Girl, Girl's boat building projects, and She Tells Sea Stories
Hosted by Sloop Tavern Yacht Club, intended to create opportunities for women to drive race boats.
Many local yacht clubs and sailing clubs also have women's groups, and/or women's learn to sail or learn to race programs. These include: Seattle Sailing Club, Corinthian Yacht Club of Seattle, Port Madison Yacht Club on Bainbridge Island, Kirkland Sailing Club, Renton Sailing Club, Seattle Yacht Club, Queen City Yacht Club, Northwest Maritime Center in Port Townsend, etc.
Check with your local yacht club. If they don't have something, why not volunteer to start it?
There are several very active women-oriented boating Facebook pages locally. Many of these are "closed" pages, restricted to women only. You'll need to search for them by name and ask permission to join. Here's a sample of the ones most popular with local women boaters
Largest, most active Pacific NW woman boater Facebook page. For BOTH sail and power boaters. Welcomes all that identify as female. Active discussion threads on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, local training, local marinas, boat systems and maintenance.
Seattle Sailing Club Women's Group (for Seattle Sailing Club and Seattle Corinthian YC)
On Lake Union, woman-owned.
Local all woman race team that won the race to Alaska and is a huge source of inspiration for our community!
To join this Facebook group, you must be connected to one of the area sailing organizations or clubs, or be added by an admin who knows you. Also check CYC webpage for women's learn to sail and race program every spring.
The oldest women's sailing association in the United States dedicated to fostering and encouraging all aspects and all skill levels of sailing; instilling confidence and empowering our members out on the water.
Encouraging and empowering women to sail since 1994
Part of Orcas Island Yacht club:
Here are more women-oriented Facebook pages in our area: South Sound Women Sailors, Women Who Sail Pacific Northwest, Seattle Boat Show Women's University
2022 Seattle Boat Show Women's Social, both virtual and in person again!
Women: coming to the Seattle Boat Show? Know how to tie a few basic boating knots? Please volunteer at our Northwest Women in Boating "Knot-a-Boat" booth, where we teach boaters a few basic knots. I'll give you tickets to get into the show for free! It's lots of fun, and a way to promote women in boating.