"Wonderful is an understatement. ... The program has fostered a passion that my child will have for a lifetime."
Physical Address: Pier 4, Charlestown Navy Yard
Mailing Address: One First Avenue, Charlestown, MA
From south of Boston: Take Interstate 95N to Interstate 93N to Boston. Go through the new I-93 North tunnel. Stay in the right lane. Take exit (#23) (Govt. Center). Stay to the right when the exit ramp splits, towards the North End and Charlestown. Proceed straight onto North Washington Street and across the Bridge. Take a right at the end of the bridge onto Chelsea Street. Follow the directions below.
North of Boston: From 93 Southbound: Take "Sullivan Square/Charlestown" exit (#28). Go straight to set of lights. At the rotary take your second right on to Rutherford Avenue past Bunker Hill Community College. At second light, take left onto Chelsea Street. Follow the directions below.
From Storrow Drive Eastbound: Continue along the Drive until it ends at the I-93/North Station exit. Follow signs to North Station. At the lights, take a left onto Causeway St. The Fleet Center and North Station will be on your left. At the next set of lights, N. Washington St., make a left and cross the Charlestown Bridge. Make a right at the first set of lights onto Chelsea Street. Follow the directions below.
Continue on Chelsea though two sets of traffic lights. At the third set of lights, take a right into the Navy Yard. Upon entering Gate 4 of the Navy Yard, you should see red and white signs pointing you to Courageous. Take your first left on to First Avenue, and then take your first right on Eighth Street. Follow the road behind the Flagship Wharf Complex. The road will bring you right to the base of Pier 4, where we are located in the white building on the pier. There is no parking on the pier.
Take the green or orange line to North Station. Follow Causeway St. towards the North End; take a left onto North Washington St. and cross the Charlestown Bridge. Take a right at the first set of lights onto Chelsea St., and walk through the Constitution Complex along the waterfront. Take a right onto Pier 4; Courageous is the white building on the pier.
Bus #93 runs from the Haymarket and Sullivan Square Stations to First Avenue in the Charlestown Navy Yard. Upon getting off the bus, follow the above directions to Courageous.
Adult Program Employment Opportunities
Donated boats are typically used in our youth and membership programs and then sold after several years of use to help keep our youth sailing programs FREE. In particular, we are looking for good quality Rhodes 19s, J/22s and larger cruising boats. Please contact Fleet Manager Dan Keenan via email if you are considering donating a boat to Courageous.
Our inventory of boats for sale is changing all of the time. For an updated listing of what Courageous has for sale please email Dan Keenan.
List of Boats Currently Available:
"Midnight Special" 1974 Ranger 23 ($2,000) [UNDER OFFER 11/23/11]
"Small Change" 1976 Ranger 23 ($2,000) [AVAILABLE 11/23/11]
"Clara Lee" 1970 Westerly Cirrus ($3,000) [UNDER OFFER 11/23/11]
Come to Courageous Sailing! You can go sailing on your own or let one of our expert skippers take the helm and discover Boston from the water. Whether your ideal outing is a family trip, a Corporate Sailing Event or the thrill of competing in a regatta, we have the best option for you!
We are just a few minutes away from Downtown Boston.