Friday, 27 May 2011 20:00

Jamaica Plain Patch

Check out the high school sailing teams featured in the Jamaica Pond Patch after the break. Read more

Tuesday, 31 January 2012 19:00

Boston Ocean Racing - Heinekin Regatta

Boston Ocean Racing, a high-performance ocean racing team, announced plans to compete in the 32nd Annual St. Martin Heineken Regatta. Boston Ocean Racing intends to build on their successful 2nd place finish in the 2010 event, and in doing so, boost their fundraising efforts on behalf of their designated charity, Courageous Sailing of Boston. View the Press Release

Saturday, 21 January 2012 19:00

The Boston List - Best Watersport Rental

Courageous made the list (twice!) for best place to pick up a boat for the day and casually relax on the Boston waterfront.

Check it out.

 

Thursday, 16 September 2010 20:00

Living on Earth - Courageous Sailing

At the Boston nonprofit Courageous Sailing, urban kids spend their days learning in a classroom on the sea. For more than two decades, the organization has strived to turn a historically elite, white sport into an activity that transcends both race and class. Planet Harmony’s Amie Ninh reports.

Listen in after the break

CharlestownPatch came by to brave the cold in the middle January to see what it is that makes Courageous Frostbiters want to race in the winter. Check out the video after the break.

NECN checks out Courageous Frostbiting in January. Check out the article after the break.

Monday, 04 July 2011 20:00

NECN - Summer Jobs, Life Lessons

Despite still-weak economy, Boston business leaders and Mayor Menino celebrate 9,700 summer jobs for youth.
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Tuesday, 13 September 2011 20:00

US Sailing - Outstanding Training Programs

US Sailing, the national governing body of the sport of sailing and standard bearer for sail training in the United States, has recognized Courageous Sailing as one of the best community sailing centers in the country. Courageous offers sail training from the very basics all the way through advanced keelboat courses, bareboat cruising, and celestial navigation. In addition to Courageous, US Sailing recognized only eight other sailing centers.
Courageous Sailing was recognized by SAIL Magazine as one of the top ten community sailing centers in the country. What set Courageous apart was the organization's involvement in Special Olympics and Sail Blind among other adaptive sailing programs. SAIL mentioned how Courageous has played an important role in making the waterfront accessible in the summer for non-caucasian youths from lower income backgrounds.
Sailing, marine life, and field trips are part of a program to prevent a summertime loss of reading and math skills among low-income students in Boston. Its aim is to help close the achievement gap. On a sweltering August day, student Hendrick Estrella sits on a sailboat, dragging his hand through the waves and reveling in the coolness of Boston Harbor. The day before, he had touched – and tasted – a striped bass, gathering details for a book he is writing about fish.