Our members come from all kinds of backgrounds. Some of them have been passionate sailors all their lives, while others are just discovering the sport, and still some more are realizing a long time goal of setting sail on their own. We find it particularly thrilling when sailing makes such an impact on our members that they take knowledge from their life or profession and apply that thinking to the sport.

Valerio Marra is just such a member of courageous. Check out his post on the COMSOL blog in which he models the forces associated with sailboats, in particular the keel.

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Our first Summer Arts Weekend, in conjunction with Summer on the Waterfront Boston, was a lot of fun!  Passersby joined Courageous members and students in trying their hand at boatbuilding, contributing to a piece of sidewalk-chalk art, and checking out local artists at work.  A few lucky participants even got to go out for their first sail ever!

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