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Top 5 Reasons To Attend The
2009 Make-A-Mark Celebration

Tuesday, July 14th, 6 pm - 10 pm
Pier 4, Charlestown Navy Yard
please click here for tickets)

Number 5 ...

One of the Best Parties on the
Boston Waterfront All Summer!

Join Honorary Co-Chairs Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Ron O'Hanley (BNY Mellon) under the Boston waterfront skyline while you enjoy great company, entertainment, views, a youth regatta and more!  Most important of all, proceeds from the event go to support Courageous Sailing Center's non-profit mission to provide Boston area kids with a positive and healthy summer experience - FREE OF CHARGE for kids!


Number 4 ...

Great Food Sponsored
by Gourmet Caterers!

If you haven't been to a Gourmet Caterers catered event, you haven't lived! Gourmet Caterers distinguish themselves through creative cuisine, extraordinary service and exquisite presentation.  Make-A-Mark is a great way to enjoy the exceptional experience made possible by Gourmet Caterers.


Number 3 ...

Amazing Auction Items like, ...

Stars for a Day! You and a friend will enjoy a day of celebrity fun on the set of New England native, Adam Sandler’s upcoming movie. This once in a lifetime experience provides a lucky bidder with two walk on roles on the set of this funny man’s latest comedy, being filmed right here in Boston. The day doesn’t end there. From the movie set you will be picked up by your very own personal driver and whisked off to enjoy dinner and drinks after an exciting days work.  Finish the experience with an overnight stay at one of Boston's premier hotels!

Tickets to Bruce Springsteen - Enjoy 2 two of the most amazing seats at the Tweeter Center (in Don Law's very own luxury box!) to see Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Bruce Springstein and the E Street Band in concert on August 23rd!  Famous for their marathon concerts, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band have fans on their feet and smiling as they play classics from throughout their thirty-five year partnership including "Thunder Road" and "Born in the U.S.A.."

4 Amazing Tickets to Watch the Boston Red Sox - Just five rows off the field between 3rd base and home plate, these four tickets are some of the best at Fenway! Includes passes to the State Street Pavilion!  Help root the Red Sox to another World Series Championship!

Flagship Adventures Rib Treasure Hunt - Two teams, of up to six members, will be issued a licensed Captain, an immaculate RIB, and all of the resources they will need to successfully complete their mission. Clues guide them amongst the beautiful bays, inlets and islands of Boston Harbor while team members have an opportunity to lead their team in creative and challenging tasks.

$500 Shopping Spree at Rue La La - An exclusive, invitation-only online destination. A place where members delight in discovering private sale Boutiques that open daily with a rush and promptly close 2 days later. A collection of premier brands that is well-edited, ever changing, and highly desirable. And an experience that is nothing short of thrilling.

Much more such as ... race on perennial Flip Flop winner "Freighttrain" ... race on "Privateer", Cookson 50 - a turbocharged version of a production canting-keel design ... private tour of Sam Adams Brewery for 50 people (tastings included!) ... enjoy a wine tasting or your own bottle of Chateau Lafitte ... and so much more!


Number 2 ...

Great Music by
The Chad Hollister Band!

The Chad Hollister Band sounds like no other rock band you have heard. The music is a blend of Chad's unique melodies, grooves, lyrics, and beats. The music could be described like any of the great names the band has opened for or performed with such as Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Blues Traveler, Phish, Paul Simon, the list goes on.. Chad’s music has also been compared to Lenny Kravitz, Dave Matthews, David Gray ... you'll have to check it out and decide for yourself!


Number 1 ...

Huge Smiles on Tens of Thousands of
Courageous Kids
(over 1,000 this year alone!)

Your participation at Make-A-Mark supports our largest fundraiser of the year.  Because many of our major costs are donated, the vast majority of tickets sales go directly to the bottom line to help us take more kids off the streets and put them on the water.

Thank you for your support!


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    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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