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10 reasons to Donate Your Boat and Change a Veteran's Life

Do you have an unused boat taking up space in your yard? Better yet, are you thinking of selling your boat? Donating it to a nonprofit organization is a great way to give back to your community. SailAhead is a 501(c)3 organization that takes wounded veterans sailing as a form of therapy. The work we do can save veteran's lives.




Here are the top ten reasons to donate your boat to SailAhead:

  1. You will be helping us save lives- Since 2014, we have taken over 4000 veterans out sailing. Sailing has been shown to be an effective form of therapy for PTSD and other mental health issues that plague veterans.

  2. Your boat donation is fully tax deductible- When you donate your boat to SailAhead, you will receive a tax deduction for the full market value of your boat.

  3. You will be helping us provide an opportunity for bonding- Veterans often form strong bonds with each other while sailing. This can be an important part of the healing process.

  4. You will be helping us give back to those who have given so much- Our nation's veterans have given so much for our country. They deserve our support and gratitude.

  5. Your boat will be used to help veterans- All of the boats donated to SailAhead are used to take veterans sailing. We use a variety of boat types depending on the needs of the veteran.

  6. You will be helping us spread the joy of sailing- Sailing is a wonderful sport that can be enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities. We enjoy introducing veterans to the joys of sailing.

  7. You will be helping us provide a unique form of therapy- There is something special about being out on the water that can't be found anywhere else. The peacefulness of being on a boat can help veterans relax and heal. You will be helping us give veterans a chance to relax and heal.

  8. You will be helping us promote healthy lifestyles- Sailing is a great way to get some exercise and fresh air. It can also be a social activity, which is important for mental health.

  9. You will be helping us give veterans a break from their daily lives- Veterans often have a lot on their minds. Sailing can provide a much-needed respite from the stressors of everyday life.

  10. You will be making a difference in the lives of veterans- Your boat donation can help us change the lives of veterans for the better. Consider donating your boat to SailAhead today and help us make a difference in the lives of veterans.


Thank you for your support! SailAhead is a 501(c) (three) not-for-profit charitable organization that relies on boat donations to provide free sailing lessons and boat trips to veterans as a form of therapy.


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