Martin 16s headed toward downtown skyline
Sue with 1st place trophy


Volunteer attaching jib halyard

Congratulations to Sue Taetzsch, winner of the second annual Kyle C. McArthur Memorial Regatta hosted by Coronado Yacht Club in April, 2016. More pics here.


‚ÄčChallenged Sailors San Diego provides therapeutic and recreational adaptive sailing opportunities for people with disabilities to enhance their dignity, well being, and independence.

Our Mission

Challenged Sailors San Diego has a fleet of eight Martin 16 sailboats specifically designed for adaptive sailing.

Our facilities are accessible and equipped with a lift for transferring sailors from wheelchairs into the boat.

Your support is important to enabling Challenged Sailors San Diego to carry out its mission.

Challenged Sailors San Diego has received 501(c)(3) status from the IRS, effective January 14, 2015 (EIN 47-2882798). "Donors can deduct contributions they make ..." (see your tax advisor for any tax questions).

Checks can be made out to "Challenged Sailors San Diego" and mailed to PO Box 6994, San Diego CA 92166 or you can donate via PayPal by clicking on the button below.

Challenged Sailors San Diego is an entirely volunteer supported program.

We need volunteers to help out in a variety of capacities, including:

    - Companion sailors

    - Dock support

    - Boat maintenance

    - ASL Interpreters

    - Back office support

    - Fund raising and public relations