Our Maritime Education programs are designed to expose under-represented youth to the maritime industry. Our programs give focus to boating safety, safe navigation, maritime careers and "blue economic" opportunities. Daily throughout the course of the school year, youth participants are embarking on a mission to learn more about navigating a vessel in the intracoastal waterways and offshore. Youth are learning safe boating practices, navigation "Rules of the Road"We have experienced youth that have taken to the water and focused on many different career paths due to this exposure.
Due to COVID-19 king David, our schooner, has been sold. we are currently looking for a replacement sailing vessel.
Old Salt is a 1973 Boston Whaler Cohasset with a 1989 Evinrude 110hp outboard motor that has opened the eyes and doors for many youth here in South Florida. For many years we have been teaching youth Maritime Education aboard Old Salt and the vessel has been an extraordinary platform for learning and growth.