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Ahhh, Boston winter. You could curl up somewhere warm, perhaps enjoying a toasty fire and a hot chocolate...OR you could join us for the best racing of the year!

Every Saturday from November through March, Courageous hosts Frostbiting, winter racing in 24 Rhodes 19s. Our fleet features top notch competition, a commitment to sportsmanship, and 24 evenly matched Rhodes on the line each week. Best of all, our Frostbite racers are supporting free and low-cost programming for kids, while enjoying the great breeze, good company, and quality race management that are the hallmarks of Frostbiting at Courageous. The cost is $1,200 per boat for a full share. Registration is currently open to returning racers only (Early Bird discounted price of $1,150/boat), and will be opened to newcomers after October 11.

If you are interested in joining the fleet (either as skipper or crew), please contact Jen Bodde, Acting Adult Program Director at jen@courageoussailing.org. Skippers must have extensive racing experience and a solid understanding of the current Racing Rules of Sailing.

  • Beginner/Intermediate Rhodes 19

    For great informal racing on Boston Harbor, Thursday nights at Courageous is the place to be. Racing is a great way to sharpen your sailing skills…plus it’s fun! Read More
  • Advanced Rhodes Racing

    This competitive fleet attracts our top Frostbiters, as well as elite racers from various area fleets. Extensive racing experience and an in-depth knowledge of the racing rules are required to skipper; anybody is welcome to crew. Season prizes will be awarded. Read More
  • Laser

    A popular boat at every club around the world and Courageous has a fleet of 12 new boats with upgraded lines packages and rig options (Full, Radial, and 4.7) for each hull. We race Lasers on Tuesday nights in the spring and summer. Those wishing to store their own boat here at Courageous are encouraged, and even recieve a discount on the racing series. Read More
  • Frostbiting

    For the hard-core racer inside you that scoffs at some ice and snow. Despite taking place in the middle of a New England winter, this is our most popular racing series. Every Saturday from mid November through early April 24 Rhodes 19's can be seen racing in the best wind of the year on Boston Harbor. Read More
  • High School

    Boston Public High Schools and Boston Latin practice and race in our fleet of Club 420's in the spring and fall. Read More
  • PHRF

    Qualified cruising members are welcome to use our new CS30 for Wednesday PHRF racing, run by Constitution Yacht Club. Sportboat members are welcome to use one of our new J80s as well, subject to availability and skipper qualifications. Read More

 

 

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