AdventureSail®
Making Changes Come About®

AdventureSail® is a nationwide program for young girls at risk ages 9 to 14. The one-day introductory sailing event is a rewarding experience for the volunteers as well as the girls. We welcome women with all levels of sailing skills and experience to participate in this program. If you are interested in volunteering, contact the event organizer of one of the events listed below. If you're interested in organizing this special day in your area, contact Val Cook at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


  Click for Current and Past Years of AdventureSail® Events


 May 11, 2013  Portland, Oregon   August 13, 2013 Racine, WI   

AdventureSail® Mission Statement

To enrich the lives of America’s young at-risk girls through sailing, thus opening their eyes to a multitude of life’s positive possibilities, and through continued participation in sailing

o Provide a positive activity that will encourage positive life choices

o Develop self-confidence to overcome adverse living conditions

o Introduce career paths and opportunities that involve the marine industry, marine related sciences and their local waters.

 Our Goals

To introduce girls between the ages of 9 and 14 to the sport of sailing and to challenge these girls to be the best they can be through

  • Adult mentors on and off the water
  • Interaction with one another in team building and networking activities
  • Access to learn-to-sail instruction with community sailing programs that will reinforce the positive AdventureSail® experience
  • Access to a clean, healthy and safe environment

 

  2010 Racine Yacht Club, Racine, WI August 13, 2013 Racine, WI  August 13, 2013 Racine, WI  2010 Racine Yacht Club, Racine, WI

 

The Program

An introductory day of sailing for at-risk girls ages 9 to 14 at an approved sailing, commercial or community sailing facility with boats, volunteer qualified instructors as mentors, and other sailing related activities arranged by the local organization. The activities are fun and the instructors and volunteers provide positive female role models.

AdventureSail® is a rewarding experience for the volunteers as well as girls. For most of the girls, this will be their first sailing experience. We welcome women with all levels of sailing skills and experience to participate in this program. If you are interested in volunteering, contact the event organizer or if  you're interested in organizing this special day in your area, contact Val Cook at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For Events dates and information check our CalendarThere may be one in your area.

Take a moment to peruse the events that have taken place in Current and Past Years of AdventureSail® Events.

For scholarships to community sailing learn-to-sail programs for more formal instruction, click here.


For Tax-deductible contributions click on the "Donate" button below. This will take you to a secure PayPal Site. You will be given the opportunity to make a tax-deductible contribution by either Credit Card or PayPal.

If you do not want to make an online payment please make check payable to WSF for your contribution and mail to Women's Sailing Foundation, c/o Scottie Robinson, Treasurer, 4 Turtle Back Road ,Essex, MA 01929

AdventureSail® is a program of the Women’s Sailing Foundation, a 501(c) 3 organization. The program is sustained by charitable donations of any amount.

 

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