2021 Submissions

The Third Annual Sailing Film Festival was help virtually on December 12th, 2021. With so many incredible submissions (nearly double the amount of last year!), it was very difficult to choose the winners.

The Oregon Youth Sailing Foundation Board of Directors voted on a scale from 0-5 for each of the following categories and the winners were chosen based on their total score. Each category had 1st, 2nd and 3rd place cash winners of $1000, $500 and $250, respectively, plus a social media prize of $250.

Wind Content
Editing Quality
Instagram Likes (separate category for Seniors)

Hats off to all who submitted. All of the entrants should be extremely proud. We are thrilled to see the yearly growth of this competition and can’t wait to see next year’s results. Enjoy the films!

Senior Category

1st Place

How to Do a Rabbit Start by Peter from Portland, OR

2nd Place

Why Do We Sail? by Kendall from Portland, OR

3rd Place

Gorge Sailing Team’s Summer by Leif from White Salmon, WA

Social Media Winner for the
Most Instagram Likes!

The Perfect Equation by Everett from Portland, OR
UO Sailing by Trevor from Eugene, OR
2021 DN Iceboat National Championship by Samuel from Madison, WI
Golden Soap by Malachi from Chicago, IL
Welcome to WSC by Zee from Portland, OR
With the Wind by Ryder from Aurora, OR

Junior Category

1st Place

Together by Esmé from Seattle, WA

2nd Place

Is There a Snail in Your Sail? by Angelo from Portland, OR

3rd Place

I, Sailboat by Sahana from Bellevue, WA
Brutal Wednesday Night Racing at Muskegon Yacht Club by Brady from Muskegon, MI
Penelope’s 2021 Pacific NW Offshore by Jocelyn from Portland, OR
Let’s Go Fly a Kite by Tristan from Portland, OR

What people are saying…

Thank you so much for putting out this opportunity. It was a great experience.

Thanks for putting together such an awesome virtual film festival!

It is such a good way to promote sailing, and I had so much fun making my video and also looking at all of the other films! I can’t wait for next year, and will definitely tell as many people about it as I can! 

Thank you for hosting such a fun competition. I had a lot of fun competing and watching what others came up with.

Thank you for this opportunity! I had so much fun creating the film!

How cool, thank you.

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