FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Club at Westpoint and Peninsula Youth Sailing FoundationForm Strategic Alliance
Moving operations to Westpoint Harbor and building a new world-class facility
Redwood City, CA (June 28, 2019) – The Club at Westpoint (The Club), the newest boating social club in the Bay, and Peninsula Youth Sailing Foundation (PYSF), a leading junior sailing training program on the west coast, announce a formal agreement to collaborate, support, build and expand PYSF. As an affiliate, The Club will support and host PYSF as its exclusive junior program. And as part of the collaboration, PYSF will relocate operations to Westpoint Harbor during the first phase in August of this year. During the second phase, PYSF will build a state-of-the-art training facility, enabling PYSF to meet the growing demands of students from the San Francisco Peninsula and beyond.
“Working with The Club, we are set to build a nationally-recognized training program, and I look forward to our first event later this year, co-hosting the Chubb U.S. Junior Championship Regatta at Westpoint Harbor,” said Molly O’Bryan Vandemoer, Director and Head Coach of the Peninsula Youth Sailing Program. “We are pleased to be affiliated with such a highly successful program as PYSF, and this new collaboration enforces our commitment to our members to provide premier services,” said Peter Blackmore, Founder and President of The Club At Westpoint. “We are very grateful to both the Port of Redwood City and Sequoia Yacht Club who have supported us over the last decade plus. As we look to the future, The Club and Westpoint Harbor offer an exceptional opportunity to support the expansion of our program,” said Stephanie Ashworth, Board President of the Peninsula Youth Sailing Program.
About Peninsula Youth Sailing Foundation
Peninsula Youth Sailing Foundation has a mission to provide a comprehensive sailing program for all youth in the Bay Area. From learn-to-sail to elite travel teams, our classes stress safety and cultivate the values of character, community, and competitiveness. Our program instills lifelong enjoyment and stewardship of our waterways, oceans and world environment. For more visit http://www.pysf.us
About The Club at Westpoint
The Club at Westpoint is a social club for boaters and non-boaters alike. The Club was formed at the beginning of 2018 to offer a place where people come together, in sophisticated surroundings, to enjoy the arts and entertainment, appreciate and promote all forms of watercraft and waterborne activities and to relax, dine and socialize with other members. For more visit theclubatwestpoint.com
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