Blind Sailing on Boston Harbor

Sail Blind on Boston Harbor
One of our many
programs for
people with disabilities

The best value in sailing
on Boston Harbor!

Located on spectacular Boston Harbor, Courageous is a community sailing center offering a variety of affordable US SAILING sailing courses and membership options for adults and FREE youth sailing programs. Whether you’re new to sailing or an old salt, there’s nowhere on Boston Harbor you’d rather be. Call us today: (617) COURAGE!

This Week at Courageous

See pics from the VOR Restart, our tour of Ericsson 3, the Puma Moths and more on our Facebook Fan Page

  • Monday, May 18: Courageous Corporate Challenge, Day 1

  • Tuesday, May 19: Tuesday Night Racing at 6pm, Short Course on Docking at 6:30

  • Wednesday, May 20: Wednesday PHRF

  • Thursday, May 21:  Short Course on Intro to Racing at 5:30, Thursday Night Racing + BBQ at 6:30

  • May 22-25:  Spend Memorial Day Weekend sailing on Boston Harbor!

Fundraising Events

There's always something going on at Courageous! Check out our calendar for the latest infomation on fundraisers, racing, member events, youth programs and more! [view calendar]

Courageous Challenge college bowl



June 1, 8, 15, 22

Richard R. Ross Regatta
and College Bowl
October 3


July 14

Private Events

Beautiful Views, Sailing, Delicious Food & Drink … the possibilities are endless. We offer lessons, racing, day charters, private pier rentals and much, much more! [more]

Boston Magazine has listed Courageous as one of Boston's
"Superlative Spaces '08" to host your reception!

  • 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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