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Please note: joining this meetup group does not make you a SCOW member. Please keep reading for more information.

The Sailing Club of Washington is a volunteer-run organization and provides its membership with opportunities to sail, to exchange information about sailing, learn safe boating procedures, and to meet others in the Potomac River area with similar interests. Established in 1966, SCOW plans activities for both the novice and experienced sailor.

The purpose of this site is to help interested potential members get involved in some of our public events. Additional events such as raft-ups, racing, and training are for members only. For more information on membership applications, cost and other info, please see the official SCOW website at: and

Our Club’s fleet includes six 19' Flying Scots, one Catalina 25, one Catalina 250 and one Capri 25. Members reserve and take the boats out for personal use, social events and racing. SCOW is Chartered by the Flying Scot Sailing Association ( as Fleet 203 in the Capital District. <br>