Windsurf the GorgeRowena ShoresThe Columbia River Gorge

Rowena Shores Home Page
Rowena Rental Information
Aerial View of Rowena Shores
The Fabled 'Nuclear Wind' of the Gorge
Getting Airtime in the Gorge
Gorge Weather
Gorge Visitor Info - Major Points of Interest
Gorge Real Estate - Owning a Piece of the Gorge
Windsurfing Links - other Websites of Interest

Enjoy the ultimate windsurfing vacation at Rowena Shores.

Gorge Links to Windsurfing
and other Activities

sailor ripping across the river back home to Rowena Shoresflipper


Awesome Gorge windsurfing video (5 mins)

Windsurfing Slalom Racing- The Gorge (4.5 mins)

Windsurfing Girls Windsurfing Video (6 MB Download)
(requires a free FLV player to watch the video)

Columbia River Gorge Visitors Guide (complete guide to the Gorge and its many recreational opportunities)

Columbia Gorge Economic Development Association (This page is a MUST if you're thinking about moving here)

Gorge FAQ by Wilton Hart (Wilton's Frequently Asked Questions and Answers)

Gorge Surf Shop - (Windsurfing & Surfing Gear for Sale in Hood ...Gorge Surf Shop is the coolest windsurfing, kiteboarding, surfing, and sports shop in the Columbia Gorge, that offers gear, lessons, and clothing.)

Invention of Windsurfing (A collection of historical scraps showing that windsurfing was invented by Newman Darby)

iWindsurf - (get up to the minute gorge wind reports, anytime!!! A MUST HAVE.)

Top 20 Sailing Spots in the Gorge - (courtesy of Michael Mc Donald-Low)

Weather Conditions - Gorge - (great weather resource for the Gorge... see the surface maps!)

Windance (one of Hood River's original windsurfing shops and the ultimate place on the web for gear, new or used; as well as Gorge information, an e-mail wind report, awesome Gorge swapmeets and a whole lot more!)

WindSurfing Lessons - (Gorge windsurfing lessons for beginners and advanced sailors alike)

Windsurfing Magazine - (a great resource for the sport - the editor is a Gorge native!)

WindSurfing - The Ultimate Index - (An exhaustive list of windsurfing links)

Windsurfing Technique Forum (a good compilation of tips on various sailing techniques)

World Windsurfing Directory (a new list with 500+ windsurfing links assembled by a Gorge boardhead)


Northwestern Lake Riding Stables - (Great horseback riding in the Columbia Gorge just outside of White Salmon, Washington, and across the river from Hood River, Oregon. They provide guided trail rides, from one to four hours )

Indian Creek Golf Course - (For the 2007/2008 season Golf Digest has once again rated Indian Creek as one of the best places to play)

Whitewater Rafting - Zoller's Outdoor Odysseys - (Expert guides and professional service in white water rafting on the White Salmon and Klickitat Rivers.)

Columbia River Gorge Area Mountain Biking Trails - (The Gorge provides an abundance of great mountain biking opportunities)


Blue Oasis Beach Club, Bali - (enjoy kitesurfing, windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, waterskiing and wakeboarding and diving on the reefs)


Las Brisas - (Sea Watch - Brigantine Condo Rental at the New Jersey Shore)

Las Brisas - (an exclusive gated waterfront community on the shores of Lake McQueeney, Waterski Capital of Texas)

Treasure Island - (Rent a summer cottage on Treasure Island in the middle of Lake McQueeney, Waterski Capital of Texas.)


Catalina 22 MarkII - Sailing on the Columbia River with a wing keel Catalina 22 MarkII sailboat

Hotels in Portland, OR - ( provides Cheap Hotels in Portland OR with best hotel rates)

Silverfish - (Wide Selection of Surf sunglasses, prescription, water eyewear, for kayaking, kiteboarding, kitesurfing, windsurfing, motorcycles and other sports.)

Tips on buying a used car - Buying a used or pre-owned car can save you a lot of money, but only if you know what to look for. Here are many useful hints on how to find the right car.