Courageous is a nonprofit educational center offering sailing and more for kids, adults, and families.

Mission & History
Annual Report

Annual Report

See the full picture of what Courageous supporters made possible in the last two years.

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Boat Reservations

Members - reserve your boat ahead of time to be sure it will be available when you want it!

Reserve your boat
May 31st | 6pm - 10pm

22nd Make-A-Mark Celebration

Join us for a night of great food, drinks, community members, music and dancing at one of the best waterfront parties in Boston. All proceeds support Courageous' Youth Programs.

Tickets on sale now
Monday nights in June

Courageous Challenge

Five nights of company sponsored racing to support Courageous' Youth Programs. Catered food and drinks on the pier follows racing with awards at the end of the series.

Sign up your company
June 21st | 6pm - 10pm

Party on the Pier

Presented by Cisco Brewers, this annual warter-front party is always a blast on a summer night. Tickets sell out every year, so get yours soon!

Join the fun

Pier 4, Charlestown

Courageous' main office and sailing location is on Pier 4 in the historic Charlestown Navy Yard.

(857) 452-1769

Seasonal Hours: May - October
Monday 12 pm to sunset
Tuesday 12 pm to sunset
Wednesday 12 pm to sunset
Thursday 12 pm to sunset
Friday 12 pm to sunset
Weekends 10 am to sunset

UMass Boston

A new satellite location on the UMass Boston Dorchester Campus.

(617) 905-1093

Seasonal Hours: May - October
Monday Closed
Tuesday 1 pm to 7 pm
Wednesday 1 pm to 7 pm
Thursday 1 pm to 7 pm
Friday 1 pm to 7 pm
Weekends 11 am to 7 pm

Jamaica Pond

Sailing on Jamaica Pond in cooperation with the Boston Department of Parks & Recreation.

(617) 522-5061

Seasonal Hours: May - October
Monday 3 pm to sunset
Tuesday 3 pm to sunset
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 12 pm to sunset
Friday 12 pm to sunset
Weekends 10 am to sunset
We sometimes close locations early due to weather. Check this website or social media pages for information, or call ahead for the latest update. No boats are allowed to depart within 45 minutes of sunset.