build your sailing tribe
at wet hens sailing
sail together. sail with us.
What We Do
Wet Hen volunteers provide low cost sailing classes to the military community in Oahu, Hawaii.
your sea legs.
Our classes will break over Summer 2021-
We plan to resume in Fall 2021.
Check back here for dates as they are determined.
Spring Class: We're Underway!
Our class is full! :) thank you!
*Thursday, March 11:
Wet Hens Orientation at 9am. Course tuition is due at this time.
*Please note we will also meet on Tuesday twice during this course; those days are designated with an asterisk*
April 1, 8, 13*, 15, 22, 27*, 29
Graduation - Friday, May 7 (afternoon)
Cost for class: $150
Email our Skipper Katie McKay if you have questions or stop by the Hickam MWR Marina Offices.
US Sailing certified instructors & curriculum
US Sailing is the National Governing Body for the sport of sailing.
US Sailing’s mission is to provide leadership, integrity and advancement for the sport of sailing. The organization works to achieve this mission through a wide range of programs, education and events which help set the course for sailors to enjoy the sport for a lifetime. For first-time sailors, US Sailing ensures that they will learn from experienced and certified instructors who follow national guidelines and curriculum developed by leaders in the training and education fields.
to build resilient & strong military families.
The Wet Hens are proud to support the MWR mission.
The Wet Hens program is offered through the office of Military Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR). The Wet Hens support MWR's goal: to promote active living through participation in recreation, fitness, sports, to build positive self-esteem and esprit de corps – essential qualities for personal and professional success. Active living leads to improved personal health and well-being and helps build resilience and strength for military families. Check out MWR's offerings at Great Life Hawaii.
Who's Talking About Us
What's it like to sail with the Wet Hens?
A whole lot of fun, by the looks of things. A playlist of videos from past classes.
Wet Hens Featured in Army Weekly and Military Spouse Magazines
Photo: Wet Hens Instructors in Military Spouse Magazine Feature Story
Volunteer Community Agency of the Year
The Wet Hens were recognized as Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam's Volunteer Community Agency of the Year.
We log an average of 5700 volunteer hours per year!
L to R: Ashley Minihan, Cindy Jones,Serena Keller.
Thank You, Papa Lou. Hookele News
Photo by TSgt. Mike Meares.
Where We @
Find us at the Hickam Marina Outdoor Recreation Offices on Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Oahu, Hawaii.
you + us = awesome
ask questions - send us a photo - or just say hi
Email: Skipper Katie McKay