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Sail2change programs will return in 2024

Please sign up for our e-mails or follow us on Facebook for returning events and programs. If you have any questions, please e-mails us at info@Sail2Change.org.


Willamette Sailing Club 

6336 S Beaver Ave, Portland, OR 97239



Session 1 - June 20th to July 1st

Session 2 - July 5th to July 15th

Session 3 - July 18th to July 29th

Session 4 - Aug 1st to Aug 12th

Session 5 - Aug 15th to Aug 26th


During our summer program, students learn the basics of sailing and racing, water navigation, how to tie knots, and explore the Willamette River via small boats. 

Participants are offered to join us for ongoing opportunities during the

school year such as Mentorship, Recreational Events, Overnight Sailing Trips, Tutoring and more. 

Find out more here


Thanks to our sponsors and support in the community, our programs, lunches, and public transportation are free to all participants who qualify.


  • Extra change of clothes (you will get wet)

  • Towel

  • Boat shoes (close toed water type shoes), Keen sandals, Converse, sneakers 

  • Wet suit, shorts, or quick dry pants (preferably not cotton)

  • Quick dry sports shirt, long or short sleeve, depending on weather

  • Spray top or wind jacket

  • Swimming suit or other under layer

  • Water

  • Snack

  • Hat

  • Sunglasses

  • Extra pair of shoes

  • Nontoxic Sunscreen - Check our recommendations on 

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