FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 07, 2011
Contact: Marcin Kunicki
Community Boating, Inc.
P: (617) 523-1038, x.23
Boston’s Community Boating Wins Four (4) National Awards
Community Boating recognized at US Sailing National Sailing Programs Symposium with awards for outreach and inclusion and excellence in sailing
Community Boating Executive Director Charlie Zechel states "It is a true honor for all of us at Community Boating to receive this level of national recognition and a testament to the dedication and hard work of our staff and many volunteers. As Community Boating prepares to launch it's 65th sailing season on the
Charles River, we remain committed to the concept of "Sailing for All" and look forward to expanding our programming in areas of accessibility. The Commonwealth and partners have made an important commitment to our programs by rebuilding the docks this winter. CBI is equally committed to expanding accessibility to the sport of sailing for all individuals."
US Sailing, the national governing body of sailing awards the Captain Joe Prosser Award at US SAILING's National Sailing Programs Symposium in cooperation with the United States Merchant Marine Academy's Sail Training Program (
Community Boating is the nation’s oldest and largest community sailing program offering learn to sail programming for adults, kids and individuals with special needs on the
Charles River. The mission of Community Boating, Inc., is the advancement of sailing for all by minimizing economic and physical obstacles to sailing. In addition, CBI enhances the greater community by using sailing as a vehicle to empower its members to develop independence and self-confidence, improve communication, foster teamwork and acquire a deeper understanding of community spirit and the power of volunteerism. Boston