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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
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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!

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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.

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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!

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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!

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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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  • 2-Hour Private Lesson or Harbor Cruise just $95!

    If you know someone who would love to give sailing a try (or take their skills up a notch with a private lesson), this is the perfect gift! This two-hour sail is an opportunity for up to 3 or 4 people to experience the fantastic views from Boston Harbor, learn some sailing skills at any level, or just sit back and enjoy the ride on a comfortable, stable Rhodes 19 keelboat. An expert instructor will be there every step of the way, and will be happy to customize the lesson or cruise. Read More
  • 20% off our introductory Basic Keelboat Complete course

    In just 2 weekends, our Basic Keelboat Complete course will give a total sailing novice the opportunity to learn all they need to sail on their own, for just $440. This hands-on 24-hour US Sailing course is taught by one of our expert instructors in a 19 foot keelboat with up to 3 students. Combine the course with a Full or Family membership (25% off!) so that the newly minted skipper will be able to sail at Courageous all season long. Read More
  • 25% off Full Individual and Family Memberships

    A Courageous membership means that you can take one of our boats out for a sail on Boston Harbor whenever you’d like. Mem- bership also includes much more: barbeques, racing, fireworks- watching parties, moonlight sails, Harbor Island camping trips, and discounts on courses. You’ll be a part of an enthusiastic, inclusive community of sailors...and you’ll be helping Courageous provide free and low-cost sailing opportunities for Boston kids. Read More
  • 15-20% Off All Other Courses and Memberships

    Know somebody who’s ready to take their sailing skills up a notch, or who is looking for a way to get out on the water without the hassle and expense of boat ownership? Courageous has a variety of courses, ranging from a 12-hour beginner course to Advanced Keelboat to Bareboat Cruising, to challenge sailors of any level. Our different memberships offer access to the boats in our fleet, so that old salts and graduates of our courses can sail Boston Harbor in style. Read More
   
 

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Jake Denney

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adultprogram@courageoussailing.org
617-242-3821 x14

DISCLAIMER: Courageous’s sailing season runs from May 1 to October 31. Basic Keelboat Complete course must be taken over two consecutive weekends, Saturday and Sunday from 10-4:30 each day, and completed before October 31. At the conclusion of your course, you’ll need to demonstrate competency and knowledge of sailing basics in order to sail as a member. Courageous membership includes access to our fleet of 25 Rhodes 19 keelboats, plus free or discounted member activities like cookouts, camping trips, moonlight sails, racing, and more.