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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.

Support Warrior Sailing

Our sails may be powered by the wind, but our program is powered by donations. Consider making a recurring donation today.

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.

Warrior Sailing’s BOLD campaign to change the lives of 750 veterans.

Interesting in joining us on this mission?

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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Annapolis Yacht Club (AYC) was founded in 1886 as an informal canoe club.

Today the Club's mission is to encourage and support a wide range of boating activities and to maintain facilities for the recreational and social use of its 2000 members. Members and guests enjoy the spectacular view from the Clubhouse deck from where they can see all the Club's facilities on Spa Creek in Annapolis Harbor.

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Park City Sailing Association mission to cultivate a diverse and welcoming community of sailors in Utah, by providing enriching and quality experiences to new and experienced sailors of all ages and backgrounds, through outreach, boat access, racing, social events, and educational opportunities using a fleet of well-maintained boats and quality facilities.

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The Warrior Sailing Program Basic Training Camp is focused on introducing the skill of sailing to wounded, ill and injured service members.

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US Sailing International Offshore Safety at Sea

Our US Sailing certified World Sailing approved International Offshore Safety at Sea Seminars are now offered as a fundraiser to the general public. Learn new skills while supporting a good cause.

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