The March 23 event was cancelled.*
COVID-19 tried to take the wind out of our sails, but we did not abandon ship! Our wonderfully dedicated planning committee responded nimbly, taking a different tack, and setting a course for a successful virtual fundraiser. Thank you for making our online auction boat loads of fun and a huge success!
*Ticket holders and Sponsors, please click here to donate your ticket purchase or request a full or partial refund
Thank you to our Rock The Boat 2020 Sponsors
Friends of Youth Sailing Foundation
Vin Ryan & Carla Meyer ~ Kendrick R. Wilson, III
Bill & Kate Antle ~ New Vision Eye Center ~ Tocqueville Asset Management
Barth Construction, Inc. ~ Lawrence Brashears ~ Bruce & Jane Burton ~ Dr. Graham & Susan Burton ~ Judith Carnevale ~ James & Laurie Carney ~ Nelson & Gretchen Cover ~ Dale Sorensen Real Estate ~ Delray Motorcars ~ Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation ~ Dick & Ellen Gower ~ George & Emilie Hinman ~ Jerry & Susan Hobbs ~ Elizabeth Hutchinson ~ John's Island Real Estate Company ~ Tom & Louise Kappus ~ Chris & Kathleen LaCroix ~ William Lane ~ Valerie Leffew & Scott Brown ~ Marine Bank ~ Ross McConnell ~ Bob & Susan McLean ~ Minuteman Press ~ Kitty Mountain ~ ~ Offutt Barton Schlitt LLC ~ Charlie & Chris Pope ~ Al & Betty Sammartino ~ Meg and Don Steiner Charitable Fund ~ Vero Marine Center ~ Jay & Betsy Woodruff
ABCO Garage Door Company ~ Mr. & Mrs. Leslie Steele Ash ~ Pam & Brian Barefoot ~ Fritz Blaicher ~ Scott & Penny Buzby ~ Stephen & Maureen Carey ~ Dick & Barbara Carlin ~ Edward & Sherry Ann Dayton ~ Leo & Diane Dilling ~ Richard & Sky Field ~ George E Warren LLC ~ Girard Equipment, Inc. ~ Herb & Patricia Hinkle ~ Peter & Michele Hollingworth ~ Eileen Martin ~ Maverick Boat Group, Inc. ~ MaryEllen McCarthy ~ Tim & Debby McWilliams ~ Rey Neville ~ Mr. & Mrs. Jansen Noyes ~ John Perrigo ~ Fred & Kathy Peterson ~ Keith & Cynthia Polster ~ Robert & Judith Prosser ~ David & Ellen Wagner ~ Jack & Mary Weisbaum ~ Verne Westerberg ~ James Wilson ~ Malcolm Wolcott
2020 Rock The Boat Committee
Susan Burton & Kristin Rohr – Co Chairs
Marlene Divinere ~ Eleanor Dixon ~ Robyn Flick ~ Emilie Hinman ~ Louise Kappus ~ Diane & Stu Keiller ~ Valerie Leffew ~ Kitty Mountain ~ Judy Peschio ~ Sheryl-Lynne Peterson ~ Chris Pope ~ Georgia Wells ~ Holly Wilson ~ Heidi Wing
Youth Sailing Foundation of Indian River County, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that offers free sailing instruction to all the children of Indian River County. We believe that by teaching kids the skills necessary to pilot a sailboat, they become better equipped to meet challenges both on and off the water, learning integral concepts that will guide them through life. Volunteers build, maintain and operate a fleet of over 80 boats and facilities at the Vero Beach Waste Water Treatment Plant.
Rock The Boat is our annual fund raiser. Through the generosity of individuals and businesses Rock The Boat represents the largest single source of funds in support of our programs. Thanks to the great success of last year’s event and your generous support throughout the year, enrollment in our children’s programs is at an all time high! We are currently serving over 150 local youth in our growing instructional programs. We depend on your continued generosity to fund our expanding mission.