Every year, Courageous serves over 1,000 kids from Boston, hosts events and regattas, and provides instruction and waterfront access to hundreds of individuals, families, and corporations.
Spend the best summer of your life teaching sailing, science, and life skills at Courageous!
Get a taste of sailing or enjoy a leisurely cruise around the harbor - the choice is yours!
Need to brush up on specific skills to pass a flag rating? Or maybe you need specific times outside our normal course schedule.
If you're just in town for a couple of days or thinking about becoming a member, a one day rental might be your best option.
Learn to sail in just two weekends, no previous experience required.
Become a member and sail our fleet from the Mystic River to Hull and everywhere in between.
Blind match racing is a growing part of sailing with fully visually impaired sailors competing.
Courageous helps provide access to the waterfront for Charlestown residents with special needs children.
Special Olympics of Massachusetts trains in our fleet of Rhodes 19's.
Every Monday evening in June, 25 teams from Boston area companies race in the Challenge to raise money for Courageous Youth Programs.
Small to large team building exercises, daytime or evening events, 1,000 person capacity tent.
There are no upcoming events.
This course picks up where Learn to Sail Part 1 leaves off. It is the next step for those who already know some of the basics or for Part 1 graduates who are ready for more. In Part 2, we review the basics like tacking and gybing and continue with the rest of the Learn to Sail curriculum, including docking under sail, crew overboard recovery techniques, and refining your boat handling skills.
By the end of the twelve hours, you will arrive at the same place as those who take the 24-hour Learn to Sail Complete (Parts 1 and 2), eligible for a Courageous skipper rating (which means you can sail without an instructor!) and US Sailing Basic Keelboat certification. Please refer to the Learn to Sail Complete course description for more information.
Learn to Sail Two runs on the following schedules:
This is a continuation of many of the skills covered in Learn to Sail Part 1 plus new ones like Crew Overboard Recovery.
Recommended Next Steps
Our curriculum is aligned with the US Sailing Basic Keelboat Curriculum. You can see the entire US Sailing Keelboat Curriculum which includes part 1 and part 2 (this course) Here
US Sailing Curriculum