Youth Skipper Flotilla (YSF) is an interdisciplinary youth yachting uniform organization that integrates curricular activities and the different curriculum subjects for secondary and pre-university students to give cadets a holistic education. This program incorporate existing pedagogical practices such as problem-based learning, experiential and interdisciplinary methods within and without the classroom.


Logo

The logo reflects the motto that YSF is to strive for excellence in the Body, Mind and Soul. The Sextant is an instrument that counts the angular distance of the stars. It is symbolic of the mind and the pursuit of knowledge.

The stars behindrepresent the Constellation of Hercules. In this constellation, Hercules crushed the dragon’s headeven though the dragon bruised his heel. Hercules is symbolic of the strong physical body. His action of crushing the dragon’s head despite being hurt on the heel is symbolic of the soul where good triumph over evil.

Mission

To equip future generations of young skippers with the necessary knowledge and skills through experiential learning using a yacht as their classroom so that they excel in yachting, in their studies and in life.

To educate them with the right values so that they become socially responsible citizens of the world.

To empower them with positive visions and aspirations and the love of learning, so that they have the courage to engage life and to live it to their fullest potential.

Vision

YSF aspires to be the premier institute of learning to bring the sport and the love of yachting to youths first in Bendemeer Secondary School, Singapore, Asia and to the world through partnership with strategic stakeholders.

Motto

Strive for Excellence in Body, Mind and Soul.

Values

Teamwork, servanthood, discipline, humility to learn, self confidence, focus, leadership responsibility, loyalty to country, constant refinement and continual learning.