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The Davis Island Youth Sailing Foundation (DIYSF) is pleased to offer summer sailing instruction for both DIYC members and non-members. Our goal is to promote the sport of sailing for the benefit of the children of the Tampa Bay area in an environment which stresses safety, good sportsmanship, honesty, loyalty, courage, respect for authority and respect for the community. The Davis Island Youth Sailing Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization and is funded through donations and proceeds from the Summer Sailing Program, as well as other events.

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27°54.47 N — 82°27.09 W
1315 Severn Ave. Tampa, FL 33606




 813-501-SAIL (7245)


Davis Island Youth Sailing Foundation, Inc. holds monthly board meetings on the Wednesday after the third Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Davis Island Yacht Club in the Regatta Room. Active members in good standing of Davis Island Youth Sailing Foundation, Inc. are welcome to attend board meetings. Please contact the board Secretary to confirm the meeting time and location.

Caroline Young

Caroline Young


Phone: 813-501-7245

Lindsey Hodges

Vice President - Opti Fleet

Brian Jonas


Our Host - Davis Island Yacht Club

DIYC has the best view of the sunset in Tampa!

The Davis Island Yacht Club is a yacht club situated at the south end of Davis Islands in Tampa, Florida. The Club grounds form a natural harbor and breakwater for our docks and a mooring area designated on charts as a seaplane basin.

The Club sponsors a heavy schedule of sailing races, an active cruising fleet and a strong youth sailing organization. An active women's sailing group, the Dinghy Dames, is part of the club.

Our long-standing Thursday Night Races are open to any person wishing to sail and provides a good way for novices or newcomers to become better known to the membership.

Leonardo Castaldi


Phone: 813-345-7558

Greta Brooks

Vice President - Teen Fleet

Tracey Milvain