Adaptive sailing takes place daily during the summer from the Esplanade in Boston. Mercury and Sonar sailboats are provided, with adaptations as needed.
- This page, Adaptive sailing, is offered by
- Department of Conservation & Recreation
- Universal Access Program
Learn to sail with Community Boating, Inc. on the Esplanade at the Charles River Reservation. Modified Keel Mercuries, dedicated staff assistance, and sailing instruction are all provided. Adaptive seating with harnesses and belts, modified steering devices, and a Hoyer lift are also available. The programs runs from late spring to early autumn on afternoons and weekends. See the Community Boating scheduling page for appointment times.
Sailors can reserve 75-minute sailing lessons or guided recreational sails that are customized to meet your needs. If you sign up for lessons, you can track your progress and get rated on the various vessels. You can also take part in group sailing classes and competitive races. For more information, visit the Community Boating Accessible Sailing webpage.
The program cost is $50 for the season. A need-based, reduced fee of $1 is available.
This is a UAP supported program. It takes place on a DCR property, but is run independently by Community Boating, Inc.
Boston, MA 02114