The PYC Youth Sailing Scholarship provides opportunities for those who may not otherwise afford to take sailing lessons

  • Encourages children to enroll in sailing classes
  • Supports high quality organized structured educational settings
  • Empowers sailing schools that provide life lessons on the water
  • Strengthens boating safety knowledge
  • Promotes thinking independently and teaches courtesy
  • Promotes safety on the water, and care for equipment
  • Supports organizations that teach established rules of the road, basic concepts of wind, currents, and tides

Learn to Sail


Learn to Sail

The Willamette Sailing Club is your source for Events and Lessons for learning to sail.

Before applying for financial assistance, you need to decide on an event or lessons to attend. Please contact the Willamette Sailing Club using the contact information, below.

Willamette Sailing Club
Mitchell Burke – Program Director
Telephone (503) 246-5345
Fax (503) 246-2534

Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance applications are due two weeks prior to the event/lessons


Thank you all for the many gifts of time, money and equipment. 

PYC Youth Sailing Scholarship is a tax-deductible charity: all donations are tax deductible. 

PYC Youth Sailing Scholarship is completely managed by volunteers.  All donations collected go toward getting children on the water. Please consider a donation.