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Judd Goldman Adaptive Sailing Program


Chicago, IL

The Judd Goldman Adaptive Sailing Program (JGASP) includes classroom and 
on-water instruction for the physically disabled. The JGASP includes classroom and on-water instruction for the physically disabled. JGASP is a public/private partnership with the Chicago Park District whereby the Foundation raises funds for instructor salaries, boats and maintenance costs while the Park District operates the Program on a day-to-day basis.

The fleet consists of eight Freedom 20’s, eleven Sonars and four 2.4 meter sailboats. The Freedom 20’s were built specifically for disabled sailors and have many safety features that make this boat the premier boat of choice for a disabled sailing program. The Sonar and the 2.4 meter boats are for more advanced racing sailors and are used in world disabled championships, such as the Paralympics. All boats are very stable and will not capsize.

Sailing Center
Burnham Harbor (one block East of Planetarium)
1362 Lynn White Drive

Phone: 312-747-7684
Email- jgasf [at] juddgoldmansailing [dot] org.

http://www.juddgoldmansailing.org/

Category: On the water sports- sailing