Beloved Courageous Sailing Center
Keep the Watersheet!
Children sailors need sheltered, well protected water sheet for practicing and docking.
Open to the public and educational, the renown Courageous Sailing Center would not be able operate with any development other than a park on Pier 5.
With privatization, the center would lose 50% of the water used by the sailboats for basic departure powered by wind and return for dockage in groups.
See Courageous Mission in the Harbor Library.
The new innovative East Boston city unto itself across the harbor has public sailing programs rivaling Courageous. Have friendly races started yet? They should. Bring East and West together.
…independence as they master skills, eventually having the opportunity to become Instructors-in-Training as teens. At Courageous, learning and mastering sailing encourages leadership and teamwork, nurtures stewardship of the marine environment, and builds positive life skills. Courageous Sailing’s Reach Initiative engages marginalized Boston youth through free, high-quality, multi-year learning experiences … Courageous Sailing transforms lives through sailing programs that inspire learning, personal …