See Below For Giving Levels


Your generous donation will help us provide high quality in-school and after-school boat building programs

and on-the-water experiences for middle school students in New York City. 

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Giving Levels

$50 | Deckhand  

Purchase 4 new hand saws for a class 


$100 | Second Mate 

 Purchase supplies for the student boat launch


$250 | First Mate  

Supply hardware for an Optimist pram


$500 | Skipper 

Purchase new tools for a class


$1,000 | Commodore

 Sponsor an educational field trip 

|Admirals club|

Members have access to exclusive events throughout the year including yachting excursions in NY Harbor and cocktail parties at unique locations.

Admirals Club membership starts at $1,500 annually to sponsor one student  at Brooklyn Boatworks.


$15,000 | FLEET ADMIRAL 

Sponsor a class of young people for an entire school year. Outfit a classroom with educational supplies, boat building materials, tools, and safety gear.

$10,000 | ADMIRAL

Sponsor a boat’s first voyage at the annual launch and graduation ceremony in June, and help celebrate students’ success.


Sponsor the summer sailing program where young people learn to sail in student-built boats on the Brooklyn waterfront.

Brooklyn Boatworks is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and our federal tax ID #27-1509754. Donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of US law.