Recent Grant Recipients Have Included:
Courageous Sailing Center, Inc., Charlestown, MA
This challenge grant enabled Courageous to purchase necessary equipment for its instructional youth racing program. To learn more about Courageous Sailing Center, visit www.courageoussailing.org.
Marblehead Recreational Sailing Program, Marblehead, MA
This grant provided the funding necessary for the Marblehead Recreational Sailing Program to purchase the equipment and materials necessary to establish an on-shore classroom.
National Women's Sailing Association / AdventureSail®, Marblehead, MA
This grant helped underwrite AdventureSail® Boston in June 2005. It supported the participation of 35 at-risk girls from the North Shore in this program, which allows them to experience the excitement of being on a sailboat with skilled women skippers and to enjoy a day of maritime education in a healthy environment with positive role models. To learn more about the National Women’s Sailing Association and AdventureSail®, visit www.womensailing.org.
National Women's Sailing Association / Schooner Camp, Salem, MA
In cooperation with the National Women’s Sailing Association and Girls, Inc. of Lynn, MA, this grant underwrote the participation of two at-risk girls from Salem in Schooner Camp, based in Salem, MA on the Schooner Fame, during Summer 2005. This grant was renewed for Summer 2006.
Swampscott Recreational Sailing Program, Swampscott, MA
This grant provided the funding necessary for the Swampscott Recreational Sailing Program to purchase the equipment and materials necessary to establish an on-shore classroom.
Marblehead High School Sailing Team, Marblehead, MA
In Spring 2005, the Foundation purchased and donated six new suits of 420 sails (main and jib) to the Marblehead High School Sailing Team. This donation helped bring the team’s equipment up to par with its sailors’ skills and to improve the team’s ability to develop into a nationally recognized program. We are pleased to note that, in 2005, the MHS Sailing Team won the Massachusetts State Sailing Championships, its second title in the last four years.