Celebrating our 10th anniversary year, YSF held its annual Volunteer Appreciation Night last Tuesday evening. Over 100 volunteers and spouses gathered our Vero Beach facility for a shrimp boil and a special celebration honoring seven founding volunteers.
In 2009, Charlie… Continue reading
Last Thursday Youth Sailing Foundation commissioned four 420 racing sailboats and a Boston Whaler in a late afternoon waterfront… Continue reading
Over 75 sailors from Youth Sailing Foundation have been working with the Ocean Research & Conservation Association to build “living shorelines” in the Indian River Lagoon. Using fossilized shells to construct breakwaters parallel to the lagoon shoreline, the student sailors –… Continue reading
Put yourself in his shoes…
Imagine you are a young boy on the brink of starting middle school. Your family is chronically homeless and at night you share one small bed with your mom and sister. While some kind folks… Continue reading
This summer at 6:30 AM each weekday, a 25-passenger bus and a 15-passenger van, both gleaming white, depart the Youth Sailing Foundation facility at the city Waste Water Treatment Plant to pick up homeless children from locations scattered all… Continue reading
In the US Navy, to ‘fleet-up’ means to be promoted from within. For example, one can fleet-up from Executive Officer to Commanding Officer… Continue reading
Youth Sailing Foundation Founder Charlie Pope and Director Chris Pope recently accepted a check for $18,090 from the Wheels & Keels Foundation of Vero… Continue reading
Piper Aircraft, Inc. was the first to jump at the chance to name a YSF racing boat when offered the opportunity at last year’s Rock… Continue reading
Sunday was another great day for YSF, as six of our kids traveled to Jensen Beach for the fifth and final leg of the Fall 2017 Treasure Coast Regatta series.