Sailors travel from all over the world to experience world class sailing in the Columbia River Gorge. Ideal conditions are made possible by the consistent and dependable winds that blow throughout the Gorge. Cascade Locks, Oregon is the home base for over 11 regattas annually. Not only is the wind great, the water is warm and the views are spectacular. Since 1998 sailing events include: Finn Nationals, Nike World Masters Games, Laser I-14, US North Americans, 49er Pacific Coast Championships, Europe Dinghy Pacific Coast Championships, Timberland Gorge Games, 49er Regatta, Tasar Regatta, Melges 24 West Coast Points Regatta and so many more! We invite you to not only see — but experience — the world class sailing that the Columbia River Gorge has to offer.