Adaptive and Therapeutic Sailing at NESS

In 2017, in collaboration with Sail To Prevail, NESS launched its adaptive sailing program in Stonington, CT. Our adaptive sailing program brings the fun and therapeutic qualities of sailing to individuals with diverse needs. We are excited to announce our adaptive sailing program will be expanding in 2018. About Our Program At NESS, we aim […]

There Are Always More Fish In The Sea

“As we awkwardly walked out onto the sand, all that could be heard was the ‘clunk-swish-clunk’ of twenty or so pairs of waders briskly shuffling through the sand. After I introduced how to cast, how to hold a reel, and how to fish, the students paired and slumped their way to waterfront real estate. As […]

Powerboating at NESS: Which Class Is Right For You?

We are excited to announce that in 2018 we are expanding our powerboating programs! As a US Safe Powerboating certified Powerboat Training Center, we offer group classes for all abilities, ages 12 and older, as well as private lessons. NESS can accommodate your needs and work on the skills you would like to learn, to […]

2018 Summer Camp Preview

Summer programs don’t open until Thursday, February 1, but we have so many exciting new programs we just have to give you a sneak peek! NESS Summer Camp runs Mondays through Fridays for 10 weeks (June 25 – August 31). The half-day and full-day programs are open to students ages 4-17 and located in Stonington, […]

NESS Hosts 5th Annual NESS Fest and Celebrates 15 Years of Serving the Community

STONINGTON, CT. New England Science & Sailing (NESS) Foundation is kicking off their summer season and celebrating 15 years of serving the community at their fifth annual NESS Fest on Saturday, June 24 (11am-3pm). This free event will feature fun activities including sailing, kayaking, and stand up paddleboarding. NESS Fest participants are welcome to enjoy […]

New England Science & Sailing Foundations Announces Winning Artists in Annual Statewide Drawing Contest

STONINGTON, CT. New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) announced this year’s winning artists for the statewide calendar drawing contest entitled “Long Island Sound and Its Watershed: What It Means to Me.” The annual drawing contest is open to all Connecticut students currently in Grades K-6. Grace McKee of Niantic Center School was named the […]

NESS Receives Awards from US Sailing

NESS and two of its employees received US Sailing Community Sailing Awards for their 2016 achievements. US Sailing is the governing body for the sport of sailing in the United States while its Community Sailing Committee promotes and supports community sailing across the country. US Sailing’s Community Sailing awards recognize organizations and individuals who have […]