Get Involved


Whether they've had a personal experience with a life-altering medical condition... honoring a loved one who has... or simply want to help provide meaningful experiences to those in need, our individual donors are a vital part of our mission. You can choose to make a one-time donation in any amount to honor or remember a loved one through Sailing Hearts, or you can set up a recurring donation through our Kate's Club program. You can also join our exclusive Fleet 5000 Club by donating $5,000 or more over the course of a year.
Build Lasting Relation-Ships with Sailing Heals - Port Program
Donate to an auction!

Our supporters put the wind in our sails!

Eighty-eight percent of our funding comes from private individuals either through personal donations or participating in our fundraising events. In addition to, or in lieu of making a donation, here are just a few ways to support Sailing Heals:
  • Become a sustaining monthly donor through our Kate's Club program
  • Consider choosing Sailing Heals to be the recipient of legacy gifts in honor/memory of a loved one
  • Host a fundraising event in your home or business (see form )
  • Donate high-end auction or raffle gifts (such as a weekend house) to an upcoming fundraiser
  • Request a matching gift through your company and/or
  • Indicate Sailing Heals as a preferred registered non-profit on Amazon Smile or the West Marine's Affiliate Program
If matching gift: Please include name of corporation and name, email or phone number of direct contact person for matching gifts.

Thank you!

Want to help?

To share your idea, please complete this form and a Sailing Heals representative will contact you.
New England Patriot Legend Troy Brown and family enjoy a healing sail with Executive Director Trisha Gallagher Boisvert   New England Patriot Legend Troy Brown and family enjoy a healing sail with Executive Director, Trisha Gallagher Boisvert

Boat Owners and Members of the Sailing Community

Our work is made possible because of the gracious hospitality of our host captains in nine states and dozens of ports, as well as the way the sailing community has embraced our mission and our VIP Guests. The following clubs are just a handful of the many supporters of Sailing Heals, and "day-of" headquarters for many of our healing sails:
  • Boston Yacht Club, Marblehead, MA
  • The Corinthian Yacht Club, Marblehead, MA
  • Eastern Yacht Club, Marblehead, MA
  • Manchester Yacht Club, Manchester, MA
  • Edgartown Yacht Club, Edgartown, MA
  • Nantucket Community Sailing
  • Nantucket Yacht Club
  • San Diego Yacht Club, San Diego, CA
  • New York Athletic Club Yacht Club
  • Indian Harbor Yacht Club, Greenwich, CT
  • Naples Sailing & Yacht Club, Naples, FL
  • Coconut Grove Sailing Club, Miami, FL
  • Eastport Yacht Club, Annapolis, MD
If you are a member of the sailing community who would like to learn more about our programs, please contact or 978.914.6609.

Event/Lunch Sponsors Needed - Help Sailing Heals Help Others Sail Ever-Forward!

Sponsorship opportunities are available for the following events!

Please contact Trisha Boisvert at or call 978-914-6609 for more details and to secure your sponsorship.
2019 Sail Away Soirée

Hawthorne Hotel

18 Washington Sq West, Salem, MA

2019 Pirates and Princesses Sail

Boston Yacht Club

1 Front St., Marblehead, MA

Yes, I would like to sponsor an event or lunch!

Please contact Trisha Boisvert at or call 978-914-6609 for more details and to secure your sponsorship.

Event/Lunch Sponsor Levels

*Wicked Strong Sail and Cocktail Party does not allow press. Other press is variable but efforts will be made in the form of a press release, distribution to local media and follow up calls.

Corporate Sponsors

Sailing Heals is grateful for the generous support of our corporate sponsor, Eisai, Inc. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact or 978.914.6609.
Pete Townshend
Pete Townshend holding up a Sailing Heals wristband to show his support of the healing power of the sea.   Photo credit: ©Getty/Jeff Kravitz
Mario Lopez  
Extra! Host and TV actor Mario Lopez, shows his support for Sailing Heals.   Photo credit: Michele Gallagher
   The following organizations have also provided abundant support: