John Jarvie, Vice President of Oversea Insurance Agency and President of Young Professionals in Yachting, was recently interviewed for an article in Southern Boating Magazine. The article article highlights how Young Professionals in Yachting came together with Freedom Waters Foundation to transform an extremely damaged boat to allow boating opportunities for people with disabilities, life-threatening illnesses, and youth at risk.

In the article John Jarvie states, “We loved the idea from the beginning; to convert a damaged pontoon deck boat into a luxurious Intracoastal cruiser, equipped with a wheelchair-accessible ramp so guests could board the boat without problems.”


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“Young Professionals in Yachting’s goal is to provide young professionals with a comfortable and educational environment which nurtures those who aspire to learn, succeed and secure the professional and ethical future of the yachting industry”- YPY President, John Jarvie

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“Freedom Waters Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing boating opportunities to those with disabilities, life threatening illnesses, children at risk, and others with special needs.” – Southern Boating August 2013 by Andrew Parkinson

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