News Flash: ETYSA is Hiring an Instructor & Director!!
The Edward Teach Youth Sailing Association (ETYSA) operates as a non-profit in conjunction with Blackbeard Sailing Club in New Bern NC. Blackbeard is located on Broad Creek just off the Neuse River a couple of miles downstream from the city of New Bern. This is sailboat only facility. The classes are small, the environment friendly, the parents are helpful.
Have your 8-16 year old participate in ETYSA Sailing Camp this summer to learn to sail with quality instructors at Blackbeard Sailing Club. Sailing Instructors are Level 1 certified and will be supported by a team of local sailing volunteers. Attendees will be trained to sail on the Neuse River. The ETYSA fleet consists of Opti, Topaz and 420 sailboats.
Edward Teach Youth Sailing Association located at Blackbeard Sailing Club on the Neuse River in New Bern, NC. It is a non-profit organization established to foster, encourage, and promote the amateur sport of sailing through participation and competition.
ETYSA organizes sailing camps and weekend events providing instruction in all phases and aspects of the sport of sailing, including seamanship, safety afloat, navigation, racing rules and tactics, and race committee functions.
The ETYSA fleet consists of Optimist, Topaz, and 420 sailboats. We begin our sailing members on the Optis and move through to the Topaz and 420 boats. We have a mix of volunteer and paid instructors with many hours of experienced training and Class 1 certifications.