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White Shark Party

In Events by Hugh Freund

Now in its second year, ACKtoberfest (formerly the White Shark Party) will feature terrific music, fall fun, sailing, and craft beer. Cisco will provide their signature beers, along with spirits from Triple Eight Distillery and wine from Nantucket Vineyards, and guests will enjoy delicious bites and compete in games for prizes! The Jamie McClean Band will play live and add …

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Future of Courageous

In Youth by Toni Sacco

Ever since I spent my first summer at Courageous, almost a decade ago, I always planned to one day become an instructor. I know that it is sort of a Courageous cliche to say that as a kid, I idolized my instructors and I wanted to be just like them, but it is definitely true. This is my third year …

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Quest for Transformation

In Thank You, Youth by Ashton Smith

I am writing to thank you for supporting our program at Courageous. As a Step 3 instructor, I helped our sailors progress to sail dinghies independently for the first time. This experience has allowed to witness first hand the personal development of young students. The change not only in sailing skills and boat handling but also in confidence, social skills, …

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A Privilege to Say Thank You

In Thank You, Youth by Ashton Smith

Dear Courageous Supporter, Thank you for supporting Courageous Sailing. I’m 17 years old going on 18, and this is my third year as an Instructor-in-Training. I have had so many invaluable experiences at Courageous, at the end of which I have started each school year with a renewed sense of leadership and enhanced understanding of the importance of community outreach …

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A Community to be Thankful for

In Thank You, Youth by Ashton Smith

Thank you so much for your generous support of Courageous Sailing. Thanks to your help we can continue doing what we love and impart our love for sailing and the water onto the kids we teach. This is my first year instructing at Courageous, and I can honestly say the difference between here and other yacht clubs I’ve taught at …