Since 1998 Challenges Foundation has provided sailing experiences for returning, wounded, combat veterans. Experience on the open ocean and the time with other veterans has helped them in their return to civilian life. Originally founded by Nicholas Coster, a well-seasoned actor & avid mariner who had great concern for our returning veterans, Challenges Foundation is now run by husband and wife team, David and Inge Scheinfarb. David is a war veteran and also a retired boat deputy with the LA County Sheriff’s Dept, and Inge owns a realty firm on the Westside. They both feel strongly about serving the brave men and women who serve our country, and believe that the sense of freedom of sailing under the power of the wind on the open ocean is a healing and peaceful experience. They have personally seen the impact they have made on the Veterans who take part in the program.