The Inaugural Lang Ryder Hot Shot Award Winner is Junior Sailor Cody Roe!

In March of 2023, The Lauderdale Yacht Club Sailing Foundation (LYCSF) lost a dear friend and board member Lang Ryder.  Lang was a good friend to so many and a dedicated leader in so many ways including to the LYCSF. His knowledge and leadership were blessings to all who knew him and his sailing, boating and […]

Congratulations, Erika!

Erika Reineke, a past scholarship recipient and strong supporter of the Lauderdale Yacht Club Sailing Foundation, is going to the Olympics! In the last 18 months alone, she has accrued more than 500 volunteer hours educating and supporting the young sailors in our programs. We are grateful for all she does for us, and we’re […]

Making an Impact – Meet the Lauderdale Yacht Club Sailing Foundation

Started in 2009, the Lauderdale Yacht Club Sailing Foundation (LYCSF) began in an effort to make sailing accessible to young people aged eight to 18 – not only those with the means to afford it. Sailing builds character, independence, leadership skills and offers youth the opportunity to take these lessons and newfound strengths with them […]

The Lauderdale Yacht Club Sailing Foundation and its partner, Gold Star Sailing, present the 2022 LYCSF Gold Star Sailing Camp June 12-17 at LYC

The Lauderdale Yacht Club Sailing Foundation and its partner, Gold Star Sailing, present the 2022 LYCSF Gold Star Sailing Camp June 12-17 at LYC, providing unique opportunities and adventures to the surviving children of fallen military service members in order to instill self-confidence, build character, teach teamwork, develop leadership, and promote healing in a positive […]

An Evening with Guy Harvey

Cordially invites you to an evening with Dr. Guy Harvey A marine wildlife artist and conservationist, Dr. Guy Harvey is a very vocal and active advocatefor marine conservation. The Guy Harvey Research Institute established in 1999 is located atNova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale. The Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, foundedin 2008, is an organization that […]

Lauderdale Yacht Club Sailing Foundation Hosts Gold Star Wailing Week of June 14th

The Lauderdale Yacht Club Sailing Foundation and Gold Star Sailing hosted 14 Gold Star children to a week of sailing and fun in South Florida the week of June 14. Gold Star Sailing, a nonprofit organization, provides unique opportunities and adventures to the surviving children of fallen military service members. The objectives are to instill […]

Street Art Regatta

StAR is an opportunity for young athletes in the smallest international sailboat racing class, the Optimist Dinghy, to physically maneuver their painted sails of massive human feet, creating the illusion that the sailboats are dancing. StAR artists and athletes had one directive, work together to imagine the ocean surface as a floor for human movement.April […]

Gold Star Sailing

Lauderdale Yacht Club Sailing Foundation and Gold Star Sailing are excited to announce that Gold Star Sailing will hold a Teen Sailing Camp from 13-19 June 2021 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, at Lauderdale Yacht Club.Gold Star Sailing is a volunteer-based charitable organization dedicated to providing unique opportunities and adventures to the surviving children of fallen […]

An Evening Honoring the US Military and Gold Star Families

We will be co-hosting a dinner at LYC to honor the military members who areparticipating in the Fort Lauderdale Air and Sea Show May 8th-9thProceeds will benefit the Lauderdale Yacht Club Sailing Foundation and the Gold Star Sailing Foundation,which is dedicated to providing unique opportunities and adventures to the surviving children of fallenmilitary service members […]