Every year, Courageous serves over 1,000 kids from Boston, hosts events and regattas, and provides instruction and waterfront access to hundreds of individuals, families, and corporations.
Spend the best summer of your life teaching sailing, science, and life skills at Courageous!
Get a taste of sailing or enjoy a leisurely cruise around the harbor - the choice is yours!
Need to brush up on specific skills to pass a flag rating? Or maybe you need specific times outside our normal course schedule.
If you're just in town for a couple of days or thinking about becoming a member, a one day rental might be your best option.
Learn to sail in just two weekends, no previous experience required.
Become a member and sail our fleet from the Mystic River to Hull and everywhere in between.
Blind match racing is a growing part of sailing with fully visually impaired sailors competing.
Courageous helps provide access to the waterfront for Charlestown residents with special needs children.
Special Olympics of Massachusetts trains in our fleet of Rhodes 19's.
Every Monday evening in June, 25 teams from Boston area companies race in the Challenge to raise money for Courageous Youth Programs.
Small to large team building exercises, daytime or evening events, 1,000 person capacity tent.
There are no upcoming events.
Every good skipper knows that the most important aspect of a boat is the crew. Whether handling lines, trimming sails, or assisting in an emergency situation, an experienced, knowledgeable crew can make all the difference. Our brand new First Mate course is designed to do just that. During the course we will cover the techniques and knowledge required to help sail one of our larger (up to 35′) cruising boats, and assist with docking maneuvers. While not as extensive as our Basic and Bareboat Cruising courses, the First Mate course is perfect for the sailor who is looking to feel more confident, and feel more helpful when sailing with friends and family.
The First Mate Course is held on Saturdays or Sundays from 10-4:30