See our new awareness campaign made by Hill Holliday and Courageous board member, Joe Berkeley. The campaign captures the essence of the Courageous Sailing mission and its impact on Boston kids. Read More
Courageous is wind powered, but we do more than just use natual energy sources. For the past several years, our youngsters have been learning about marine biology and ocean cleanup through award winning partner programs. Read More
Through this 7-week summer job-training program, students make the transition from student to instructor, developing their abilities to teach, lead, and inspire the next generation of Courageous kids. Read More
Sailflow- Our not-too-secret vice, we honestly can't live without it. Not free, though. But want to know in a glance what it's blowing, where? Want breeze-focused forecast discussions written for sailors? One word: Sailflow.
IWindsurf - Good, free wind forecast tables from the Sailflow people.
AccuWeather - General weather site, easy on the eyes, not too light on content
Barge- Move forcefully or roughly. Push, Shove, Force. "We can't just barge into a private garden party." or "Barging in at the start line causes havoc and makes Courageous staff anxious and competitors angry."
Yes, this week's recap is about starts, and in particular, barging. Which there was a ...
Current was coming straight down the course all day, making starts difficult at first. As the current slacked, the fleet was still pushing hard and we had several boats OCS, but no general recals occured.
In Race 1, the boats starting pin got over into a nice lefty shift, and were able to t...
Our first day is in just two weeks (November 15), so what should you be expecting?
The best racing in Boston, with 25 boats on the line
Newly re-painted and buffed R19s
Evenly tuned boats (so no adjusted rigging!)
Experienced support boat and RC staff
A great group of highly skilled and c...
I asked all of the Youth Program staff to write blog posts for me that show what Courageous means to them and/or about a story that embodies their time at Courageous. I feel it is only fair for me to do the same…
I came to Courageous in 2011 after calling Kate, the Youth Program Director, and askin...
By Allison McGuirk and Martin Weissgerber
A few weeks ago, I had a front row seat to hands-down the greatest show I have ever seen: the step 1/ 2 talent show. We had been cooped up in the big tent all day because of torrential rain and lightning, so our step leaders decided that it woul...