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

Mission & History

2016 - 2017 Annual Report

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

View the Annual Report

Start Sailing at Open House

Visit Courageous in Charlestown for a free 30 minute sail and discounts on courses and memberships!

Reserve your spot
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.

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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


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.

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

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