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Community Boating Inc.

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Community Boating offers the best, simplest, and safest kayak, sailboat, and stand-up paddleboard rentals in the heart of Boston just a quick paddle from the beautiful and serene Charles River Lagoon. All Day Kayak and paddleboard Rentals are...more
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21 David G Mugar Way, Boston, MA 02114-3214
Beacon Hill
+1 617-523-1038
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

Really enjoyed my experience with Community Boating. Quick assessment of my sailing experience; easy to get on the water; and a lot of fun sailing on a Saturday afternoon. Great group of folks. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kevin M
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Kayaking at CBI is a really bad idea. You walk into the boathouse and are met with a large Staff who assisted in administration of signing paperwork and paying. Then they tell you to follow certain color lines to get your own life jacket, other...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Highly professional and systematic approach to getting you comfortable sailing solo. Series of classes on shore and multiple opportunities every day to test your growing skills.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 618isaack
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

At just $315 for a year you have unlimited access to all their sail boats. My wife just bought me a 1 year pass. It's from the time you just use it till the next year the date. They had different length passes as well....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

This was a great location to sail for the first time since taking a sailing class. The staff was very supportive and made us all feel safe and supported. Check in was organized and swift. Getting back we were helped to.dock and finish our sailing...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Debra S
Reviewed February 8, 2016

I recommend the Community Boating Inc. (CBI) for those that want to learn how to sail or to perfect their racing skills. Very social sailing club where I've made many friends. The Charles River is not the nicest body of water to sail in (the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed July 16, 2015

If you've just moved to Boston, check out Community Boating near the Hatch Shell on the Esplanade. It's a fantastic & affordable way to learn sailing. Community Boating has Mercurys, Rhodes 19s, Sonars, Ideal, 420s, Lasers, kayaks, SUPs, and wind-surfing. The season runs 7 months...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed June 29, 2015

CBI has adult and youth sailing programs well organized and well delivered. Reasonably priced and access for all.

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed September 28, 2014

Well this place was nowhere in tripadvisor and maybe the reason is that is mostly frequented by locals that enjoy watersports, sailing and kayaks. Anyhow, if you happen to be a lover of these activities like me or just a tourist that has already done...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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