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Project Description:

In 2015, American Legion Post 1244 became an active partner in support of SailAhead. With the assistance of the Post we became an adaptive Sport partner with the Northport VA Medical Center, giving us the opportunity to help more veterans in need of the sailing experience.
Together we also organized, in partnership with Centerport Yacht Club, the first annual "Let's Take a Veteran Sailing" event. This event has since exposed hundreds of veterans to sailing experience and raised awareness in the community of PTSD and veteran suicide.

Even though we have been partners for only 2 years now, we have together accomplished a lot; so much in fact that we can proudly say that at the end of 2016, thanks to SailAhead's work we have provided 1,000 sailing outings for our veterans.

This award celebrates the healing work we have accomplished together. SailAhead is proud of its partnership with the Post. The legionnaires are our friends!

Thank you Greenlawn American Legion Post 1244 for your strong and enthusiastic support!

Call (516) 458-7881 to join the Post or to know more about what the Post has to offer.


Call SailAhead at (631) 831-8763 for more information on past and future events.

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Latest News / Projects

  • CYC receives an Award from the Post

    The Centerport Yacht Club, received an Outstanding Service Award from the Greenlawn American Legion Post 1244

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  • Ryan James Day - Celebrated on August 6th

    SailAhead celebrates Ryan James Day
    Ryan, an Army Ranger, ended his life
    on December 15th, 2014
    he was 21

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  • The Brave Badria

    SailAhead is proud to announce that its partner, The Waterfront Center, received an Outstanding Service Award from the American Legion Greenlawn Post for teaching our veterans to sail...

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  • The Brave Badria

    Our very own Captain Matt Wilson and skipper in training, wrote The Brave Badria, a book about peace for children...

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  • Signature Premier Properties

    This year, the owners of Signature Premier Properties have committed to giving up to $100,000 to local charities assisting veterans ...

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  • Knights of Columbus

    Kilian and Sean Receive a Certificate of Appreciation from the Knights of Columbus during Patriotic Night

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  • Partnering with Army Week Association!

    Army Week Association introduced SailAhead as one of its newest partners for 2017!

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  •  Greenlawn American Legion Post 1244 Awards SailAhead with Outstanding Service Award

    Greenlawn American Legion Post 1244 Awards SailAhead with Outstanding Service Award

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  • SailAhead competed with 2 boats in the Vanderbilt Race

    SailAhead competed with 2 boats in the Vanderbilt Race hosted by Centerport Yacht Club...

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  • Let's Take a Veteran Sailing - 2nd Edition

    Let's Take a Veteran Sailing hosted by Centerport Yacht Club is our Premier Event. This year was special in so many ways ...

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  • 2016 - SailAhead will assist The Transat while in New York Harbor

    Stargazer, a 2007 Hunter 38 from USMMA Sailing Foundation, joins our fleet!

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  • 2016 - SailAhead will assist The Transat while in New York Harbor

    SailAhead will assist The Transat while in New York Harbor

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  • 2016 - Huntington, NY - Proclamation for Brothers Kilian and Sean Duclay

    Proclamation awarded to brothers Kilian & Sean by the Town of Huntington

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  • SailAhead Biggest event - Let's Take a Veteran Sailing at the Centerport Yacht Club

    Let's Take a Vet Sailing
    Hosted by the Centerport Yacht Club

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  • SailAhead and The Waterfront Center organize the Veterans on Water Sailing Program

    SailAhead and The WaterFront Center create a new sailing program for Veterans

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  • Boating Times - Long Island

    SailAhead is featured in the Boating Times September 2015 edition

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  • Article about SailAhead in WindCheck Magazine

    SailAhead is featured in the Windcheck August 2015 edition

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  • SailAhead first sailing outing with the Northport VA

    SailAhead's first sailing outing with the Northport VA

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  • Newsday - 2015 Extraordinary Seniors - Kilian Duclay

    Kilian Duclay - 2015 Newsday Extraordinary Seniors!

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  • 2014 NY States Patriot's Pen - Jennifer Duclay wins second place

    Jennifer Duclay - Wins 2nd Place in the NY State Patriot's Pen Contest!

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  • Walt Whitman High School Recognition for work done with SailAhead for veterans

    WWHS Principal Kathie Acker is proud of Sean and Kilian Duclay and their Sailing Initiative for Veterans.

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  • News Fios Reporter Christine Persichette Interviews Brothers Kilian and Sean for the work done with SailAhead for veterans

    Fios One News reporter Christine Persichette interview Kilian and Sean for "Heroes on Our Island".

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Address:
SailAhead
32 Greenhills Road
Huntington Station, NY 11746

e: info [at] sailahead.org
p: 631.831.8763

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