Sport & Therapy Sailing for veterans & their loved ones.
Veterans to Sailors is a veteran owned and operated not-for-profit business.
John Zimmermann is a retired SMSgt and a USCG 50 ton master. John is a US Sailing and American Sailing Association Certified basic keelboat instructor, US Sailing Certified Adaptive Sailing Instructor, and a US Sailing Basic cruising instructor. John has taught 300+ people the basic sailing course both on the waters of Oyster Bay and the Hudson River of New York.
Veterans to Sailors (V2S) offers sport & therapeutic sailing opportunities designed for the physically challenged and non-physically challenged veterans, current members of the military along with their extended families.
“...Not only are you controlling a large vessel, but you’re also adjusting constantly to mother nature’s elements, which challenges your mental & physical fitness.”
— John Zimmermann, Founder
Benefits of Sailing include:
Muscle strength and endurance
Improves communication skills