Free Sailing for Beginners - Raft Up Party + Sailing Course

Join 6 Mountaineers' skippers on their boats for a Spring Season Sail and Raft-Up Saturday, March 26. No previous sailing experience is necessary! Plus, sign up for one our upcoming sailing courses, offered just once a year, and sail with The Mountaineers for free for life!
Alan Vogt Alan Vogt
March 17, 2016

Spring has sprung and it's time to get out on the water. Join The Mountaineers for our sailing kick-off event March 26. Then sign up for one of our two sailing course and attend free sailing trips with The Mountaineers for LIFE!

Raft-Up Party Potluck

On March 26, five boats will sail to Port Madison and raft-up together for an on-the-water potluck. We will return to the dock by 6pm. This is an introduction to sailing event. No sailing experience necessary.

You get your pick of boats from one of our five Mountaineers Skippers. Choose from AvalonBlue Fin,  RhythmSea Trek II, or Wicked. This is a great way to meet new friends and explore the beautiful Puget Sound. 

Sign up

Want to really learn how to sail? 

Take our Basic Sailing/Crewing course with our Seattle and Tacoma branches. The course only happens once a year - don't miss out!. The Seattle course begins March 31 and the Tacoma course starts April 4.

With only one week to sign up, you want to jump on this now! And, our course graduates get free sailing trips with The Mountaineers for LIFE!

Seattle Sign Up

Tacoma Sign Up


Become a volunteer skipper!  

Are you a sailor interested in hosting students on your boat? Or do you have previous sailing experience and want to start hopping on sales. Contact Alan Vogt at  to get involved.

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himanshu tayal
himanshu tayal says:
Thu, Mar 17, 2016 4:28 PM

I cannot sign up for the Raft-Up Party Potluck

Alan Vogt
Alan Vogt says:
Mon, Mar 21, 2016 10:30 AM

Just click on any of the boats that still have available signups and sign up there.