Grant Recipients

West Marine is proud to support outstanding, nonprofit, community-based organizations across the U.S. that are dedicated to on the water recreation and education among young people. Once a year, we offer grants through our BlueFuture program, providing these worthy organizations with the resources they need to continue offering their valuable programming.

We’re honored to introduce a few of our BlueFuture grant recipients, each of which is dedicated to getting young people on and around the water. Click below to learn more about the real difference these organizations are making in the lives of their communities’ children.

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Our 2020 Spring BlueFuture Grant Recipients

Adaptive Expeditions

Charleston, SC

Agamenticus Yacht Club

York Harbor, ME

Chesapeake Experience

Cockeysville, MD

Clear Blue Sea

San Diego, CA

ClearShark H2O

Hanover, MD

Coastal Carolina Riverwatch

Morehead City, NC

Dana West Youth Sailing

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Educational Passages

Kennebunk, ME

Forward Sailing

Deltaville, VA

Granite Ridge Camp

Creston, CA

Green Bay Sail & Paddle

Green Bay, WI

Humboldt Yacht Club

Eureka, CA

Nereid Boat Club

Rutherford, NJ

North House Folk School

Grand Marais, MN

Peconic Baykeeper, Inc.

Hampton Bays, NY

Pettipaug Sailing Acadamy

Essexville, CT

Reclam The Bay


ROC City Sailing

Rochester, NY


Portland, OR

SeaAffinity, Inc.

Baltimore, MD

Sound Rivers, Inc.

Washington, NC

Tampa Bay Watch

Tierra Verde, FL

The Outside Foundation

Hilton Head Island, SC

The Salish Sea School

Anacortes, WA

TSS Youth Sailing Inc.

Apollo Beach, FL

Water Walkers

Nashville, TN

Wayzata Sailing

Wayzata, MN


Imperial Beach, CA


Our 2019 Winter BlueFuture Grant Recipients

Carolina Waterman

Myrtle Beach, SC

Friends of SSS 717

Erlanger, KY

Gundalow Company

Portsmouth, NH


New Orleans, LA

Love A Sea Turtle—LAST

Winterville, NC

Lowcountry Maritime School

Mount Pleasant, SC

Marine Life Studies

Moss Landing, CA

Pleasant Bay Community Boating

North Chatham, MA


Merritt Island, FL

The Salish Sea School

Anacortes, WA

Treasure Island Sailing Center

San Francisco, CA

YMCA Camp Silver Beach

Jamesville, VA


Our 2019 Spring BlueFuture Grant Recipients


Our 2018 BlueFuture Grant Recipients

Bay Area Marine Institute

St. Petersburg, FL

Beneath the Waves

Reston, VA

Common Tides

Denver, CO

Community Rowing Inc.

Brighton, MA

Freedom Rowers

Easton, MD

Greater Farallones Association

San Francisco, CA

Impossible Dream

New York City, NY

Island Dolphin Care

Key Largo, FL


Van Nuys, CA

Lowcountry Maritime Society

Mount Pleasant, SC

Ocean Community YMCA

Westerly, RI

O’Neill Sea Odyssey

Santa Cruz, CA

Piers Park Sailing Inc.

East Boston, MA

Reef Check Foundation

Marina Del Rey, CA

Sail Martha's Vineyard

Vineyard Haven, MA

Sail Sand Point

Seattle, WA

Santa Barbara Channelkeeper

Santa Barbara, CA

Sea Scout Ship 609

Pensacola, FL

Shared Adventures

Santa Cruz, CA

Sonfishers CCMI

Merritt Island, FL

SoundWaters, Inc.

Stamford, CT

Tampa Bay Watch

Tierra Verde, FL

The Outside Foundation

Hilton Head Island, SC

Upper Palmetto YMCA

Rock Hill, SC

YMCA Southcoast

Mattapoisett, MA