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“The best place in the world to sail!” That’s what multi-class dinghy champ Jay Renehan had to say about Cascade Locks, Oregon, home of the Columbia Gorge Racing Association after the final race of the 2013 Tasar World Championships. “I could sail like that all day, every day. It was too much fun!”  —Columbia Gorge Racing Association

“Through our community sailing program in Cascade Locks, CGRA offers learn-to-sail programs for children ages 8-17 and recreational sailing opportunities for all. CGRA also hosts weekly ‘Open Sail Evenings’ during the summer at Cascade Locks Marine Park. It’s a great opportunity for parents and kids to come down to the water and get out in the boats outside of class.” —Columbia Gorge Racing Association

No better place to have the wind at your back:

Useful links if you want to ride the wind

The winds in Cascade Locks are world-renowned. The Gorge creates a vortex where winds can from shift East to West in a moment. Sail in waters with gusty winds and jaw-dropping spectacular scenery.