THE WARRIOR SAILING PROGRAM

Getting military service members on the water can provide physical, mental and emotional therapy for a variety of injuries and illness. Sailing is an outlet to cope with the long term effects of PTSD, brain injury, amputation, paralysis and nerve damage…plus it’s really fun way for our warrior sailors to express their most natural abilities: teamwork and competitive drive.

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Donations keep the sails full. We can't accomplish the things we do without generous support from people like you.

BASIC TRAINING CAMPS

Start a lifelong bond with the sea with a three day sail training camp. Our professional coaches are trained in adaptive sailing and will have you at the helm of a sailboat on your first day!

CERTIFICATION & TRAINING CAMPS

For graduates of our Basic Training camps, these camps offer an opportunity to hone their sailing skills and lay the groundwork for inshore racing. As an American Sailing Association (ASA), we offer participants the opportunity to earn their ASA Basic Keelboat Certification. 

BEYOND OUR CAMPS

Warrior Sailing offers unique opportunities to  races against some of the top disabled and able bodied sailors from around the country, train on offshore experiences and earn sailing certifications. Graduates from our program represent Warrior Sailing at the elite level of the sport.

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Our Mission

Warrior Sailing provides maritime education and outreach for wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans. We do so by facilitating opportunities for skill development and building partnerships between the military and marine communities. Using sailing as a platform, Warrior Sailing positively impacts the participant’s physical and mental health while reconnecting them with the camaraderie and teamwork previously found in military service.

Our Values

The core values of the program are to:

Educate participants in the sport of sailing, sailboat racing and maritime safety.

Encourage participant technical, social and job skill development through leadership, teamwork, and self-reliance.

Empower participants with resources and opportunities for sustained engagement within the sailing community.

Warrior Sailing is a program of the USMMA Sailing Foundation, Inc. a 501(c)3 public foundation. Its mission is to actively solicit the donation of vessels to be used in various maritime programs for education and training. Learn more about the foundation at: http://usmmasailingfoundation.org.

Get more details on the trusted Guidestar site.

 

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Let us thank our Veterans far and wide, for they are the ones who defend our freedom and liberty everyday. Introducing a sport we have the privilege to participate in, thanks to them, is the least any of us could do for our nation’s service members.
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Warrior Alumni Guy Siegel sent us these pictures after his 8 day passage from New York to St. Thomas aboard a supporter’s Nautitech 40 @nautitechcatamarans. Supporters like Michael Schwartz and so many others never cease to amaze us with the experiences they provide graduates of our training camps. @ Saint Thomas, US Virgin Islands ... See MoreSee Less

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While all those Great Lakes sailors are still getting out there frostbiting - we wanted to remind everyone else how perfect sailing is up there in the summer months! We just released our final video from the Great Lakes 2019 tour - enjoy!

📷 Ellinor Gaillard, Gabriel George, Ian Holtzworth, @blossomscout, Sammy Lugo

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🇺🇸LAST CALL🇺🇸 Registration fee increases tomorrow! Sign up now at ride4rhs.org ... See MoreSee Less

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Warrior Sailing Gear

The official Warrior Supporters Truckers Hat is now available. It’s more than just a hat – it’s a true pledge of support for Warriors everywhere.

We are proud to be a certified Veteran Ready Organization by the PsychArmor Institute.