Your Sailing Community
Courageous Sailing is a nonprofit community sailing and youth development organization committed to providing people of all ages and backgrounds with opportunities to learn, sail, and enjoy Boston Harbor.
Updates on Pier 4 Closure
Pier 4 is partially closed in 2022 for emergency structural repairs, and Courageous operations are moving to Pier 3 and the base of Pier 4.
Black Friday Sales
It is almost Thanksgiving, and you know what that means... Black Friday Sales are on the way! These are our lowest prices of the year. What better time to treat a loved one (or yourself) to a season of sailing in 2019!Start sailing
Saturdays | Nov - March
It's that time of the year again when we call on our most intrepid racers to join us for our best racing of the year: frostbiting!
Please contact Caitlyn Ridgely if you're interested in racing or volunteering this winter.
Piers 3 & 4, Charlestown
Courageous' main office and historic sailing location is on Pier 4 in the historic Charlestown Navy Yard, but much of our 2022 Sailing Operations are on Pier 3 at the end of Baxter Road.
Adult Program: (857) 452-1769
Youth Program: (617) 237-0709
|Seasonal Hours: July 5- August 19|
|Monday||4:00* pm - Sunset|
|Tuesday||4:00* pm - Sunset|
|Wednesday||4:00* pm - Sunset|
|Thursday||4:00* pm - Sunset|
|Friday||4:00* pm - Sunset|
|Weekends||10:00 am - Sunset|
Please note: Dock call falls 30 minutes before sunset each day
*M-F opening moves to 12pm on August 23
Sailing on Jamaica Pond in cooperation with the Boston Department of Parks & Recreation. Click here for more information!
Jamaica Pond Boathouse: (857) 452-1770
Seasonal Hours: July-August
|Monday||12:00 pm - 7:30 pm|
|Tuesday||12:00 pm - 7:30 pm|
|Wednesday||12:00 pm - 7:30 pm|
|Thursday||12:00 pm - 7:30 pm|
|Friday||12:00 pm - 7:30 pm|
|Weekends & Holidays||10:00 am - 7:30 pm|
Last rental: 6:30 pm
On weekdays, sailboats are only available after 4:00 pm
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 60 minutes of sunset.