Gros Islet Kids Sailing

A collaboration between Wordsmith Agency, The Barbara Pyle Foundation, Island Boat Services and Saint Lucia Yacht Club which aims to expose kids from the fishing village to competitive sailing lessons with a view to developing the national youth team as well as sowing the seeds for future careers in the marine tourism sector.

Coach: Fredric Sweeney

Assistant Coach: Jon-Henri Sweeney

Barbara enjoying the rigging session with kids.
Coach Freddy is happy to to have so many interested young sailors.
Gros Islet beach is a pretty special place to grow up.
Sailing home at sunset…