• Explore. Learn. Sail! Low-cost, high-quality programs that connect city youth with Boston Harbor and Jamaica Pond. Summer Youth Sailing Program
  • Convenient and affordable courses, lessons, and memberships for all experience levels and interests. Sailing for Adults + Families

Alerts

Sunday 29th May: Due to predicted inclement weather, Charlestown After School Sailing MAY be cancelled tomorrow, May 30th. Final decision will be made Monday morning. Please check this page for updates.
  • Work for Courageous

    Love sailing? Love teaching? Courageous is currently hiring for a variety of seasonal and summer jobs for our youth and adult programs. Spend your summer sailing with kids, teach sailing to adults on weekends, or help run one of our programs! Read More
  • Summer Youth Program Registration

    Registration is now closed. View the FAQ to learn what to do if your child was registered successfully or put on the waiting list. The FAQ also details the 2016 fees and scholarships. Read More
  • Sail Boston Harbor!

    At Courageous, we’re committed to providing some of the best and most affordable sailing opportunities on Boston Harbor for adults and families. Whether you’re a total beginner or an expert sailor, we’ve got a course or membership to fit your needs and interests. Read More
Blind Sailing on Boston Harbor

Sail Blind on Boston Harbor
One of our many
programs for
people with disabilities
.

The best value in sailing
on Boston Harbor!

Located on spectacular Boston Harbor, Courageous is a community sailing center offering a variety of affordable US SAILING sailing courses and membership options for adults and FREE youth sailing programs. Whether you’re new to sailing or an old salt, there’s nowhere on Boston Harbor you’d rather be. Call us today: (617) COURAGE!

This Week at Courageous

See pics from the VOR Restart, our tour of Ericsson 3, the Puma Moths and more on our Facebook Fan Page

  • Monday, May 18: Courageous Corporate Challenge, Day 1

  • Tuesday, May 19: Tuesday Night Racing at 6pm, Short Course on Docking at 6:30

  • Wednesday, May 20: Wednesday PHRF

  • Thursday, May 21:  Short Course on Intro to Racing at 5:30, Thursday Night Racing + BBQ at 6:30

  • May 22-25:  Spend Memorial Day Weekend sailing on Boston Harbor!

Fundraising Events

There's always something going on at Courageous! Check out our calendar for the latest infomation on fundraisers, racing, member events, youth programs and more! [view calendar]

Courageous Challenge college bowl

Make-A-Mark

Courageous
Challenge

June 1, 8, 15, 22

Richard R. Ross Regatta
and College Bowl
October 3

Make-A-Mark
Celebration

July 14

Private Events

Beautiful Views, Sailing, Delicious Food & Drink … the possibilities are endless. We offer lessons, racing, day charters, private pier rentals and much, much more! [more]

Boston Magazine has listed Courageous as one of Boston's
"Superlative Spaces '08" to host your reception!

Learning the Ropes
Youth Program
I had a great summer at Courageous Sailing and have had a number of memorable experiences with kids on the water. One that stands out most to me happened with a student in Step 2. This student was always his own person and has a very colorful disposition but, because of this, had trouble showin...
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Mi Barco es Su Barco
Youth Program
The Swim Sail Science! program at Courageous this summer was very different than the summer youth programs that we have always had. Half of the students' summers were spent in math and reading classes, where they learned about different water systems and our limited supply of fresh water i...
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Why We Keep Coming Back
Youth Program
During the summer of 2012, JB enrolled in the SLP program for the first time.  It also happened to be my first year of instructing, and it was safe to say that she was one of my most unique students.  If her constant curiosity for sailing or insistence on touching the water didn’t make her...
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Riding the Waves
Youth Program
One of the first days of Swim Sail Science! (SSS), I had a kid named Simon in my boat. He was wicked quiet and didn't seem too excited about sailing. That particular day, we were going out to the airport. The wind was pretty heavy and soon Simon wasn't feeling it anymore and became sea sic...
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More than a Sailing School
Youth Program
At Courageous, not every child wants to learn how to sail, but every child is given an opportunity to grow. One particular 9 year old, Maddox, is not as interested in learning how to sail. But he loves to be on boats, particularly standing on the bow of a Rhodes 19 and feeling the sea spra...
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