sailing

Sturgeon Spectacular

January 7, 2019

Coming February 5-10, 2019. Sailing on ice?! Yes, that one of the events that you can participate in (or cheer on) at the 4th annual Sturgeon Spectacular. This multi-day fun-fest includes the World Ice and Snow Sailing Championships where you’ll see competitions with sleds with windsurfing rigs, kites with skis and kites with snowboards, as well […]

Top Outdoor Events of 2018

December 17, 2018

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2018 reviews in the Outdoor Events category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… the Windjammer Angelique Yoga and Wellness Cruise, a multi-masted sailing adventure off the coast […]

Windjammer Angelique Yoga and Wellness Cruise

June 13, 2018

Coming July 22, 2018. Practicing the bridge pose at sea! Hop aboard the Windjammer Angelique for a 4 night Yoga and Wellness Cruise that leaves out of Maine’s Camden Harbor. All yogi levels are welcome on this 95-foot sailing vessel with 15 passenger cabins. There will be sun salutations on deck and on shore with plenty of […]

Keely’s Ski Camp: Iceland Ski & Sail Backcountry Camp for Women

January 17, 2018

Coming May 14, 2018. Spring skiing and sailing in Iceland! The folks at Keely’s Ski Camp have coordinated this amazing combination for a lucky group of women. It’s a 6-day excursion with backcountry skiing in the remote West Fjords region of Iceland with accommodations onboard the expedition yacht, the Aurora which will be anchored in […]

TIWAL 3.2

November 17, 2017

Sailboat in a bag (well, actually 2 bags). It’s the TIWAL 3.2, an inflatable sailboat that can be assembled in less than 20 minutes. The 10.5 feet long hull is made out of the same PVC material used in traditional semi-rigid motor boats and is reinforced in multiple places with double or triple layers of PVC. The […]

Fast Track to Cruising Course for Women Only

November 17, 2017

Coming April 7, 2018. Ahoy snow bunnies! Take a break from winter skiing and head to sunny Florida to learn to sail with Offshore Sailing School’s Fast Track to Cruising Course for Women Only. This week-long adventure includes 2 days of classroom learning and practical, hands-on experience on a Colgate 26 while staying ashore, followed by […]

GoBag Dolphin

November 6, 2017

Going out in the water, rain, or snow? Then you need the GoBag Dolphin! Protect your phone from water, snow, dust, and sand damage with this handy dry bag. Labeled as the world’s only magnetic self-sealing dry bag, this piece of gear is a must-have for outdoor adventures. The double sealing magnetic closure secures your phone […]

Volvo Ocean Race

September 29, 2017

Coming October 22, 2017. The ultimate maritime marathon! It’s the Volvo Ocean Race, part of the Big Three in the sailing world, along with the Olympics and the America’s Cup. This year’s race is 45,000 nautical miles, the longest course in the history of the race and includes stops in 12 host cities: Alicante, Lisbon, Cape Town, […]

Festival of Sail

June 12, 2017

Coming June 15, 2017. Ahoy, maties! It’s the Festival of Sail at Foss Waterway in Tacoma, Washington. Watch the parade of more than 25 ships sail into Puget Sound, get the chance to step aboard these impressive historic tall ships, and even set sail on them for the day. And just for the fun of […]

Northwest Maritime Center’s Race to Alaska

April 14, 2017

Coming June 8, 2017. Push your limits on the water. It’s the Race to Alaska (R2AK) hosted by the Northwest Maritime Center. Start in Port Townsend, Washington and travel 750 miles to Ketchikan, Alaska. No motors – just human or wind power. No support – nobody following along with a food drop, no pre-arranged help, […]

Antigua Sailing Week 2017

March 14, 2017

Coming April 29, 2017. Escape to the beautiful, Caribbean island of Antigua for Antigua Sailing Week. This annual, world class yacht regatta, known as the “‘granddaddy’ of Caribbean sailing events” is celebrating its 50th anniversary. An average of 150-200 yachts with 1500 participants, compete in yachts ranging in size from 24 feet to over 100 feet […]

NWSA Flotilla 2017

January 23, 2017

Coming April 1, 2017. Dreaming of warm waters and sunshine…it’s time to start planning for the NWSA Flotilla in the Exuma Islands! Join the National Women’s Sailing Association on their 8-day sailing flotilla through the Exumas, a collection of over 365 islands in the beautiful, sapphire-blue waters of the Bahamas. Choose from a fully-provisioned and captained […]

Sailing the Caribbean aboard the Sea Cloud

October 4, 2016

Coming February 2017. The magic and romance of a tall ship! Join Lindblad-National Geographic Expeditions on their Sailing the Caribbean aboard the Sea Cloud. The Sea Cloud is an authentic square-rigger tall ship with 4 masts, 30 sails, well appointed cabins, expansive and luxurious public spaces, and gourmet meals served in the dining room. The 8-day […]

Croatia: Bike and Boat with WomanTours

August 24, 2016

Coming September 24, 2016. Sapphire waters and scenic cycling routes beckon. WomanTours is offering an 8-day Bike and Boat tour of Croatia. This Eastern European country encompasses thousands of islands and this tour is poised to help you see many of them. Embark on the Azumut, a motorized boat with 18 ensuite cabins, and expect smooth sailing through […]

Women’s Sailing Conference

May 12, 2016

Coming June 4, 2016. Anchors away! The National Women’s Sailing Association is holding their 15th annual Women’s Sailing Conference at the Corinthian Yacht Club on beautiful Marblehead Harbor, Massachusetts. Open to women of all sailing abilities, it’s a full day of discussions, on the water workshops, and land-based sessions. Choose from workshops such as: Crew […]

South Sound Women’s Boating Seminar

April 26, 2016

Coming May 21, 2016. Thinking about getting out on the water? Join the South Sound Women’s Boating Seminar held at the Olympia Yacht Club in Washington state’s capital city. Back to Basics is this year’s theme and provides plenty of learning opportunities for novice and experienced boaters alike. Besides informative presentations, there will be hands […]

Alila Purnama

October 21, 2015

Ahoy! Sailing around Komodo National Park, one of the “7 Wonders of Nature”, on the Alila Purnama. This luxury, traditional Indonesian two-masted sailing ship known as a Phinisi ship will be your home for 7 amazing days as you leisurely cruise the East Indonesian seas with exploration of the Raja Ampat, one of the most […]

frogg toggs Java Toadz 2.5 Jacket

August 10, 2015

Wind…rain…no problem! The Java Toadz 2.5 Jacket from our friends at frogg toggs will save the day! (and looking pretty smart, to boot!) It’s made to fit a woman’s figure but it’s designed in a slightly boxy cut which makes it perfect to fit in those all-important layers. Especially appreciated when you’re doing TrailblazerGirl activities […]

Kenu Highline

June 10, 2015

Got phone? Need Kenu! Our friends at Kenu have developed some brilliant products right up TrailblazerGirl’s alley! We are all attached to our phones, and the Highline does literally attach your phone to you so that you don’t lose it. Made out of Kevlar, it’s super strong and durable, and the leash is coiled so […]

Sailing Adventure in Ireland and Scotland by VakanShe

May 15, 2015

Coming September 13, 2015. Anchors away! Join VakanShe for their 8-day Sailing Adventure in Ireland and Scotland. You and a small group of sea-loving ladies head out of Belfast, Ireland on board The Cherokee, a 16 meters long sailing ship with an English and Dutch speaking crew. Spend relaxing days sailing along the Scottish west […]

Nauti-Gals Women’s Sailing Adventure

April 30, 2015

Coming July 25, 2015. Avast ye maties! The Nauti-Gals Women’s Sailing Adventure is a three-day adventure on the Zodiac, a two-masted Gaff Topsail Schooner. Join other TrailblazerGirl sailors on this excursion into the San Juan Islands off the northwest Washington mainland. Take your turn at the helm of this beautifully restored 160 ft ship, relax […]

Women Under Sail II: Advanced Class

March 24, 2015

Coming July 1, 2015. Love the open seas? Check out Women Under Sail’s 5-day Advanced Class. Expect an intimate group of only 4-5 ladies aboard the Avatrice, a spacious 44 ft. sailboat. This is a hands on sailing course with plenty of time for individual questions and answers. Topics include passagemaking planning, voyage preparation, docking, […]

Gill Softshell Jacket

March 24, 2015

For all your TrailblazerGirl adventures, whether on sea or land, this is the jacket for you! Our friends at Gill, known for providing quality sailing clothing and gear, sent us their Softshell Jacket to test out. Super jacket! It’s windproof, waterproof, yet breathable and has a fleece lining to keep you warm in the cool […]

2015 NWSA Women’s Sailing Conference

March 24, 2015

Coming June 6, 2015. TrailblazerGirl sailors, this is a day for you! The 2015 Women’s Sailing Conference, a program of the National Women’s Sailing Association, will be held at the Corinthian Yacht Club in Marblehead, Massachusetts. The conference is comprised of on-land and on-the-water workshops including hands-on sail repair workshop, boat handling, safety on the […]