Credentials of the VYBA

All Venice Youth Boating Association Full Time or Part Time members are:
  • US Sailing-Certified Level 1 Instructors
  • CPR-certified
  • First Aid-certified
  • FL Department of Children and Families Level 2 background screened

All VYBA sailor “summer program volunteer “helpers” are:
  • FL Department of Children and Families Level 2 background screened

In the event of an Emergency:
  • For the fastest possible assistance in the event of an emergency on the water, our instructors are on Boston Whalers and operate under U.S. Sailing Association guidelines. Each coach carries a radio, cell phone, and first aid kit.
  • All instructors have immediate contact with the VYBA Director, the Dock Master at the Venice Yacht Club, and the City of Venice Marine Police.

To help ensure the safety of every participant, the VYBA is a member of and conforms to the guidelines of the following:
  • U.S. Sailing Association
  • International Optimist Dinghy Association
  • Florida Sailing Association

The VYBA is fully insured!


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