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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Youth Sailing Virginia Achieves National Accreditation

Youth Sailing Virginia (YSV) has achieved national recognition by the United States Sailing Association, as the 36th Accredited Community Sailing Center in the nation and the only accredited center on the east coast between Maryland and Florida. The accreditation recognizes YSV as one of the top sailing centers in the…

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Hampton’s Mill Creek Pier Open for Business

https://www.dailypress.com/news/hampton/dp-nws-hampton-mill-creek-pier-20181115-story.html Hampton — Heads up weekend sailors — Hampton’s new Mill Creek pier at Fort Monroe is opening for business Saturday, city officials said. Located behind the Fort Monroe Community Center, the pier will include a kayak launch and city paddle boat rentals. It replaces a makeshift pier that had…

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Industry First on Mill Creek Sailing Pier

  Earlier in May, Crofton teams completed an exciting project that involved an industry first! The City of Hampton, partnering with Fort Monroe Authority and Youth Sailing Virginia, replaced the current floating pier with a 210’ x 30’ floating pier, which connects to a 185’ fixed pier and a 55’…

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