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elcome to Anchors Away Foundation
An Aventura Marketing Council charity providing sailing programs for physically and
intellectually disabled children
The Anchors Away Foundation was created in cooperation with the Miami-Dade County Public Schools Marine Academy to teach science, math, physical education and life skills to physically and intellectually disabled children, while giving them a career path in the marine industry.
Thousands of children from Miami-Dade County Public Schools now participate in the Marine Academy and Anchors Away sailings from three sites: the homebase of Oleta River State Park, Coconut Grove Sailing Club, Miami Yacht Club, and soon, Biscayne National Park.