History of SYS

Sarasota Youth Sailing was founded by Kathy Wagner in the late 1970s with seven students in the first class.

In 1980 we were incorporated as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation

The Original Clearwater Prams about to head out on the water!

Singlehanded Laser Sailing out on Sarasota Bay

In 1994 Sarasota Youth Sailing Formed It's First Race Team

Buzzelli Bequest Multihull Racing Program 2007

The Sarasota Youth Sailing High School Sailing Teams Were Formed In The 1990's

In 2012 Sarasota Youth Sailing Introduced The Keelboat Program