Sail To Prevail Disabled Veterans Program

Program Description

The mission of this program is to enable disabled veterans to experience sailing in Newport, RI, through Sail To Prevail – The National Disabled Sailing Program. The program will teach the fundamentals of sailing and provide for hands-on participation on sailboats designed specifically for the disabled.


  • Annual sailing event, in conjunction with the Providence VA Medical Center, for veterans with spinal cord injuries.
  • Veteran-specific clinic days for introductory sailing. Fees apply.
  • Group lessons and recreational sailing through the general Sail To Prevail program. Fees apply.


  • Disabled veterans. A family member or significant other is welcome at the veteran clinics.

How To Apply

  • Mail completed Registration and Waiver to Sail To Prevail, P.O. Box 1264, Newport, RI 02840.
  • Contact Meagan Murphy for questions and scheduling information.

Contact Info

Dock: Admiral's Pier
Fort Adams State Park
Newport, RI 02840

About Sail To Prevail

Sail To Prevail creates opportunities for disabled children and adults to overcome adversity through therapeutic sailing. MORE