Support scholarships for Courageous kids!

Give Today


Your sailing community

Courageous is a not-for-profit educational center for community sailing and youth development.

At Courageous, sailing is the platform enabling our students to learn, grow and lead. We are dedicated to making these opportunities available to all.

Learn about Courageous

Enjoy the best views in town!

Come down to Pier 4 and sail Boston Harbor today!

  • Adult & Family Sailing

    Whether you’re an old salt or you’ve never been on a boat before, Courageous is the place for you!
    View courses

  • Work at Courageous

    We’re hiring now for the 2017 season. If you love to work outdoors, look no further!
    See available positions and apply today

  • Party on the Pier

    Join us June 15th for our annual Party on the Pier! Get your tickets today!
    More information

Contact us

Courageous is located on Pier 4 in the historic Charlestown Navy Yard. We are open seasonally for sailing, but our core staff stays on through the winter to get ready for next season.

Courageous is open from:
Monday through Friday – Noon to Sunset
Saturday and Sunday – 10am to Sunset

We sometimes close early due to weather. Please call 857-452-1769 to reach the Boathouse Directly
The last boat goes out 45 Minutes before Sunset

Mailing address
One First Avenue, Boston, MA 02129
Front desk

Meet the team