• Convenient and affordable courses, lessons, and memberships for all experience levels and interests. Sailing for Adults + Families
  • Explore. Learn. Sail! Low-cost, high-quality programs that connect city youth with Boston Harbor and Jamaica Pond. Youth Sailing
  • Sailing and rowing for kids, adults, and families on this beautiful pond located in the heart of Boston. Jamaica Pond
  • Awareness Campaign

    See our new awareness campaign made by Hill Holliday and Courageous board member, Joe Berkeley. The campaign captures the essence of the Courageous Sailing mission and its impact on Boston kids. Read More
  • Leadership + Growth

    Through this 7-week summer job-training program, students make the transition from student to instructor, developing their abilities to teach, lead, and inspire the next generation of Courageous kids. Read More
  • Environmentally Friendly

    Courageous is wind powered, but we do more than just use natual energy sources. For the past several years, our youngsters have been learning about marine biology and ocean cleanup through award winning partner programs. 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!

Conquering our fears together
Youth Program
By Kayla McLaughlin, SwimSailScience and Summer Learning Project Head Sailing Instructor   “Teachers of young children do one of the best things that there is to do in life: bring joy and beauty, mystery and mischievous delight into the hearts of little people in their years of greatest curio...
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Don’t eat the creatures!
Green
By Emily Hart This week we had our first group of Step 1 students in the sailing school. As the youngest learners, we hope to keep them coming back for years and it’s important to get them excited about Boston Harbor! We had a great discussion about the animals they see in the harbor and played a W...
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Step 4: Cruising learning lessons!
Youth Program
Written by Step 4 Assistant Leader, Ian Hay Today I regained my faith in adolescents’ possession of common sense. The day was intolerably muggy and boat assignments seemed dubious as I watched my students tack deep close reach to deep close reach up out of the Mystic. We had already narrowly escape...
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Welcome back to Environmental Education at Courageous Sailing!
Green
By Emily Hart, 2014 Environmental Education Program Coordinator: I’m excited for my first summer at Courageous as the Environmental Education Program Coordinator. We’ve had a great first week! We have two initiatives this summer to encourage staff and students to take positive actions on environme...
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Day 4 of the Challenge
Challenge
By Judith Krimski Ladies in da House! This intrepid reporter, AKA Master of the Obvious has noticed that WOAH! THE LADIES are dominating Corporate Challenge 2014. We racing sailors are all cognizant of the fact that sailing is a male dominated sport. I am reminded of this every time I go to a Lase...
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