MJM Yachts licensee, Boston BoatWorks (BBW), is the one American boat builder, power or sail, having a 30+ year track record using advanced materials such as epoxy, Kevlar, carbon and Corecell. In their pursuit of excellence, BBW uses a proprietary wet epoxy pre-preg, vacuum-molding and oven post-cure method. Master Builder, Mark Lindsay has Olympic Medal, World Championship and America's Cup winning racing yachts to his credit because they're lighter, stronger and faster. www.bostonboatworks.com

Brooklyn Boulders (BKB) Somerville is a 40,000 sq. ft. rock climbing and fitness facility in Somerville, Massachusetts that offers a new type of community space that blends state-of-the-art climbing terrain with art, culture, music, and entrepreneurship. Brooklyn Boulders is a dynamic creative community. BKB Somerville strives to maintain a strong connection with its community in various efforts such as inviting local graffiti artists to display their work and planning our youth events around local school schedules. Whether you’re a seasoned 5.13 climber or just found yourself interested in trying something new, come to BKB Somerville and find what you’re looking for. bkbs.brooklynboulders.com

This is Bove & Langa’s inaugural year participating in the Challenge and we couldn’t be more excited! As a respected Trusts and Estates Boston law firm for over 30 years, Bove & Langa assists a wide range of clients with all of their estate planning needs. Our faithful crew of attorneys and staff will rotate every week with Jeff Wulfson serving as the fearless skipper while the rest of the team will be cheering us on from the docks. Our sailing experience varies from the occasional cocktail sail to sailing as children but we are all equally thrilled by the opportunity to assist the Courageous Youth program. Bove & Langa prides ourselves on being able to give back to the Boston community that sustains us and are looking forward to the upcoming sailing season!

Corporate Memberships Courageous is proud to offer two types of corporate memberships.  Club Membership: Your…
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 23:02

For Registered Step Program Students Only

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This page is for students registered in the 2016 Summer Youth Program Only:

Next Steps and Deadlines

Welcome to the Courageous Summer Youth Program!

Deadline #1: April 30, 2016

Confirm your Participation

Step 1: Complete the Online Confirmation Form at bit.ly/letsgosailing

Step 2: Complete the Medical and General Liability Waiver for each child online at bit.ly/2016waiver

Step 3: Pay the balance of your invoice for program fees and/or submit your scholarship application materials by April 30. An invoice was mailed to you with your confirmation letter. This amount reflects any anticipated scholarship amount.

  • To apply for a scholarship or submit your scholarship materials, please see "Scholarship Information" below.
  • To make a payment, please see "2016 Fees & Payment" for links to pay your balance via credit card online. Please note that a personalized link was included on the invoice mailed to you.

 

DEADLINE #2:  June 1, 2016

Step 4: Print it, have a lifeguard sign off on, and mail the Proof of Swimming Form by June 1.

You can download this for here: bit.ly/swimform. Please complete and submit one for each student. If you have already submitted this form for a previous program or season at Courageous Sailing, we have it on file and there is no need to submit another.

If you know that your child is not able to swim at least 25 yards (one pool lap) and stay afloat for at least 90 seconds without floatation or other assistance, please call us immediately at 617-242-3821.

 
Scholarship Information:

Please submit one or more of the following by April 30: 

    • 2015 Federal Income Tax Form 1040
    • Proof of being on a government assistance program (see FAQ)
 
 
Note 
No scholarship application will be processed without copies of one or more of the above documents. This information will be reviewed solely by the Youth Program Director, the Executive Director, and their administrative assistants. After review, these sensitive documents will be destroyed immediately.

 

 

Optional
Attach a separate page detailing any other information that may be helpful in determining financial need for extenuating circumstances

Step 1 (1 week session)

Annual Household Income
(or AGI)
Admin
Fee
Course
Fee
Extended
Day Fee
Sibling
Discount
Online Confirmation & Enrollment Forms
Scholarship Materials

Proof of Income or
Proof of Gov't Assistance

AGI < $65,000 $10 $0 $0 N/A Required Required Required
$65,000 < AGI < $135,000 $10 $105(4day) $125(5day)  $10 N/A Required Required Required
$135,000 < AGI $10

$210(4day) $250(5day)

$25 10% Required Not Required Not Required

Steps 2 & 3 (3 week sessions)

Annual Household Income
(or AGI)
Admin
Fee
Course
Fee
Extended
Day Fee
Sibling
Discount
Online Confirmation & Enrollment Forms
Scholarship Materials
Proof of Income or
Proof of Gov't Assistance
AGI < $65,000 $10 $0 $0 N/A Required Required Required
$65,000 < AGI < $135,000 $10 $275 $10 N/A Required Required Required
$135,000 < AGI $10 $575 $25 10% Required Not Required Not Required

Step 4 (3 week sessions)

Annual Household Income
(or AGI)
Admin
Fee
Course
Fee
Extended
Day Fee
Sibling
Discount
Online Confirmation & Enrollment Forms
Scholarship Materials
Proof of Income or
Proof of Gov't Assistance
AGI < $65,000 $10 $0 $0 N/A Required Required Required
$65,000 < AGI < $135,000 $10 $315 $10 N/A Required Required Required
$135,000 < AGI $10 $630 $25 10% Required Not Required Not Required

 

2016 Courses Fees and Payments

An invoice was mailed to you with your confirmation letter. This amount reflects anticipated scholarship amount.  You can pay this invoice via credit card by using the following links.

For families with only 1 participating child please select the link that matches that on your invoice:

For families with more than 1 participating children please pay online at: bit.ly/summeryouthpayment

You can also pay by submitting a check (payable to "Courageous Sailing") or by dropping off cash at Courageous Sailing.  Please include a copy of your invoice.

 

Questions?

Please check out the frequently asked questions pagere : http://couraegoussailing.org/faq

Please review our Summer Youth Program policies here: http://courageoussailing.org/fees

 

For any additional questions or concerns, please contact Toni Sacco, the Director of Youth Program at 617-242-3821 x12 or toni@couragesoussailing.org

 

 

US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling

Prerequisite: None
Suggested Age: 12-adult
Certifications Earned: NASBLA certificate, MA boating education certificate, Safe Powerboat Handling certificate
Price: $145
 
We are offering two courses in spring 2016, April 16/17 and May 14/15. Courses run from 10-6. Please note that only the first day of each course is shown in the booking information; each course meets on both Saturday and Sunday.
 
To purchase and schedule a course, click Book Now. To purchase a course and schedule it later, click Buy Now
To schedule a course that you've already purchased, click Book Now and enter your voucher code as the Promotion code.
 

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This 16-hour hands-on, on-the-water course is for anyone who wants to learn how to safely operate a small motorboat and improve their boathandling skills on actual boats.

The US Coast Guard and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) have approved this course, and an increasing number of states have recognized it as meeting their requirements for a state boating safety education certificate. Students will learn:

On-the-Water Sessions

  • Engine & electrical systems
  • Starting procedures
  • Docking
  • Leaving & returning to a slip
  • Close-quarters maneuvers
  • Anchoring
  • Steering a range
  • Proceeding to a destination
  • Person in Water rescue

Classroom Sessions

  • Safety, prep & weather
  • Maneuvering concepts
  • Registration & capacities
  • Equipment requirements
  • Prep & fueling procedures
  • Navigation rules of the road
  • Aids to navigation
  • Environment regulations

 

Monday, 10 February 2014 17:12

Review your Flag Rating

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Make sure it's a great day on the water. Sail within your own ability.

Monday, 10 February 2014 17:07

Watch the Radar

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Popup storms happen a lot around the harbor. Its always good to double check the coast is clear.

Monday, 10 February 2014 16:28

Bringing guests?

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Great! Save time and have them pre-sign the waiver online.

Monday, 10 February 2014 16:24

Know the tide

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Avoid getting stuck out there (getting a tow is a drag).