In Memory of Captain Kevin Eley

Captain Kevin Eley 04/27/59 – 09/04/23 On September 4th, 2023, our hearts were weighed down with sorrow as we bid farewell to Captain Kevin Eley. We gather not only to mourn his passing but to celebrate a life that left an indelible mark on the sailing community and countless yourg…

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Jacob Raymond Named First Executive Director

Youth Sailing Virginia proudly announces the appointment of Jacob Raymond as their first Executive Director, a seasoned professional with over 14 years of extensive experience in community sailing programs. Jacob’s unwavering commitment to sharing the benefits of sailing with individuals from diverse backgrounds has guided him in his career, touching…

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American Rover Day

Thanks to a generous YSV Board Member, on September 25, approximately 40 girls took part in Girls Day on the Water on the American Rover. We had girls from Boys and Girls Club of the Virginia Peninsula, G.I.R.L.S Club HR and American Heritage Girls troops. It was an awesome experience…

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1st Annual Blessing of the Fleet

You are invited to YSV’s 1st Annual Blessing of the Fleet May 21 at 4pm The Blessing of the Fleet is a tradition that began centuries ago and we are excited to bring it to our dock. This is a free event and all are welcome to attend the ceremony…

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Gary Bodie Receives Prestigious Nathanael G. Herreshoff Award

https://www.ussailing.org/news/us-sailing-association-awards-honor-contributions-to-the-sport/ The 2021 Nathaniel G. Herreshoff Award Gary Bodie (Hampton, VA) Gary Bodie has been an inspiration in the sailing realm, from his prolific racing career to his time as a successful coach and team director. Bodie has made an impact on nearly every aspect of dinghy sailing, from college…

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7th Annual Oyster Roast

October 29, 2021 4-8pm Don’t miss out, get your tickets and spend the evening on Mill Creek at our Youth Sailing Virginia Sailing Center with friends, all-you-can-eat oysters, a BBQ plated dinner, beer from 1865 Brewery, wine and more! Meet youth ambassadors of our Learn to Sail program and high…

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Youth Sailing 2019 Year In Review

Year in Review

As our mission states, Youth Sailing Virginia’s mission is to develop a vibrant Youth Sailing Program that serves the greater Hampton Roads area and involves a broad spectrum of the community in both support and participation. We are proud to share our 2019 Year in Review with our sailors, community…

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