• 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
Wednesday October 1: The first day of October is a bit inclement. As a result we will be closing at 4pm today. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow!
  • 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

presented by


Top 5 Reasons To Attend The
2009 Make-A-Mark Celebration

Tuesday, July 14th, 6 pm - 10 pm
Pier 4, Charlestown Navy Yard
(
please click here for tickets)


Number 5 ...

One of the Best Parties on the
Boston Waterfront All Summer!

Join Honorary Co-Chairs Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Ron O'Hanley (BNY Mellon) under the Boston waterfront skyline while you enjoy great company, entertainment, views, a youth regatta and more!  Most important of all, proceeds from the event go to support Courageous Sailing Center's non-profit mission to provide Boston area kids with a positive and healthy summer experience - FREE OF CHARGE for kids!

[tickets/info]


Number 4 ...

Great Food Sponsored
by Gourmet Caterers!

If you haven't been to a Gourmet Caterers catered event, you haven't lived! Gourmet Caterers distinguish themselves through creative cuisine, extraordinary service and exquisite presentation.  Make-A-Mark is a great way to enjoy the exceptional experience made possible by Gourmet Caterers.

[tickets/info]


Number 3 ...

Amazing Auction Items like, ...

Stars for a Day! You and a friend will enjoy a day of celebrity fun on the set of New England native, Adam Sandler’s upcoming movie. This once in a lifetime experience provides a lucky bidder with two walk on roles on the set of this funny man’s latest comedy, being filmed right here in Boston. The day doesn’t end there. From the movie set you will be picked up by your very own personal driver and whisked off to enjoy dinner and drinks after an exciting days work.  Finish the experience with an overnight stay at one of Boston's premier hotels!

Tickets to Bruce Springsteen - Enjoy 2 two of the most amazing seats at the Tweeter Center (in Don Law's very own luxury box!) to see Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Bruce Springstein and the E Street Band in concert on August 23rd!  Famous for their marathon concerts, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band have fans on their feet and smiling as they play classics from throughout their thirty-five year partnership including "Thunder Road" and "Born in the U.S.A.."

4 Amazing Tickets to Watch the Boston Red Sox - Just five rows off the field between 3rd base and home plate, these four tickets are some of the best at Fenway! Includes passes to the State Street Pavilion!  Help root the Red Sox to another World Series Championship!

Flagship Adventures Rib Treasure Hunt - Two teams, of up to six members, will be issued a licensed Captain, an immaculate RIB, and all of the resources they will need to successfully complete their mission. Clues guide them amongst the beautiful bays, inlets and islands of Boston Harbor while team members have an opportunity to lead their team in creative and challenging tasks.

$500 Shopping Spree at Rue La La - An exclusive, invitation-only online destination. A place where members delight in discovering private sale Boutiques that open daily with a rush and promptly close 2 days later. A collection of premier brands that is well-edited, ever changing, and highly desirable. And an experience that is nothing short of thrilling.

Much more such as ... race on perennial Flip Flop winner "Freighttrain" ... race on "Privateer", Cookson 50 - a turbocharged version of a production canting-keel design ... private tour of Sam Adams Brewery for 50 people (tastings included!) ... enjoy a wine tasting or your own bottle of Chateau Lafitte ... and so much more!

[tickets/info]


Number 2 ...

Great Music by
The Chad Hollister Band!

The Chad Hollister Band sounds like no other rock band you have heard. The music is a blend of Chad's unique melodies, grooves, lyrics, and beats. The music could be described like any of the great names the band has opened for or performed with such as Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Blues Traveler, Phish, Paul Simon, the list goes on.. Chad’s music has also been compared to Lenny Kravitz, Dave Matthews, David Gray ... you'll have to check it out and decide for yourself!

[tickets/info]


Number 1 ...

Huge Smiles on Tens of Thousands of
Courageous Kids
(over 1,000 this year alone!)

Your participation at Make-A-Mark supports our largest fundraiser of the year.  Because many of our major costs are donated, the vast majority of tickets sales go directly to the bottom line to help us take more kids off the streets and put them on the water.

Thank you for your support!

[tickets/info]


Watch Courageous Sailing Center in Sports |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com
My Courageous Family
Youth Program
I asked all of the Youth Program staff to write blog posts for me that show what Courageous means to them and/or about a story that embodies their time at Courageous. I feel it is only fair for me to do the same… I came to Courageous in 2011 after calling Kate, the Youth Program Director, and askin...
Continue Reading...
Courageous Has Got Talent!
Youth Program
By Allison McGuirk and Martin Weissgerber A few weeks ago, I had a front row seat to hands-down the greatest show I have ever seen: the step 1/  2 talent show.  We had been cooped up in the big tent all day because of torrential rain and lightning, so our step leaders decided that it woul...
Continue Reading...
Role models
Youth Program
By Shamus Connelly As an older kid at an after school program when I was in fifth grade, I was told to be a good example for the other children. If I was messing around they would tell me that I needed to be a good role model, that the younger students looked up to and copied me. As an ten year old...
Continue Reading...
Courageous Sailing- It's All in the Name
Youth Program
By John Zupkus          My most noteworthy Courageous Sailing moment came very early this season during a mini camp in the beginning of June. The Brooklyn Boulders/Courageous Sailing mini camp gave a group of 9 Boston children a chance to branch out and push their limits th...
Continue Reading...
One fish, two fish...
Green
By Emily Hart In the last week of sailing school, we explored different fishing strategies and their effects on fish populations. We had a great time playing games! For example, to investigate hook and line fishing (pole fishing) our “fisherman” threw a very soft ball into a sea of students who wer...
Continue Reading...

Find Us

Pier 4, Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston, MA 02129

 

 

Thank you to our donors

Distrigas Logo BNY Mellon State Street Logo
alphagraphics Triumph Modular Building americorps Parks and Rec premier capers catering peterson party center gordons wine and liquor Catering Name Tag