Y.A.C.H.T.
"YACHT, May Excitement fill your Sails and Catch the Ham Radio Wave as we Ship our Signal around the World"  Promoting the enjoyment of Ham Radio with emphasis on youth.
Our purpose is to expand the horizons in the field of contesting along with general and advanced ham radio techniques, and to foster a greater appreciation of the role they play in the overall hobby of amateur radio, as well as giving kids a challenge and enjoyment. We have 80 young hams with members in 19 states and 4 countries. We have 19 adult coaches/advisors.  Come and sail with us..
     AES Superfest 2014

Our newest YACHT
member, Sam KG7HBY YTM88
of Sparks, NV.
10 yr old General
with several notable achievements under his belt.
Edward, KJ4NRN, YTM#70
A very active young ham.  Check out his page and his participation in a youth Dx-pedition to Costa Rica http://www.qrz.com/db/kj4nrn
Our very first YACHT members in 2007 (L-R)  Dallas KD8ESI, Joey W9JJC, Libby K7CP, Tyler KC9FKE,  Joshua KD8FUF
Tahmara KC9UJM, age 10 YTM#77 with her family of hams
Highly recommended active youth group:
Viking Radio club at Eisenhower Middle School in Lawton, OK http://www.qrz.com/db/kf5crf
NEW CALL  James AB7XT above

Here's another youth net to check in to based in CA, and run by our newest member KJ6FPJ
http://www.hamforkids.com
For more DAR/YACHT photos go here and click on the appropriate page
http://w8pif.webstarts.com/index.html
Check out Worldwide Friendship Net. James is Saturday N.C. http://worldwidefriendship.net/index_2.htm
 7 New members so far in 2014 are Ryan KD9ANT from WI YTM#85, Austin KG7GMZ from NV YTM#86, Vaughn KJ6FPJ from CA YTM#87,  Sam KG7HBY YTM88 from NV, Zack KK4RUT YTM#89 from VA, Anna KE0BDJ YTM90 and Elizabeth KE0BDK YTM91 from MO
Interested in Joining? Contact Ed kg8cx@new.rr.com

YACHT and the D.A.R. Radio club did not display at Superfest this year due in part to a smaller venue and limited table space.  However one of our members did attend...Emma KC9YGJ YTM#81 and her dad Kyle KC9SDK. 


ZS6YH Mitchel YTM#42 one of our South Africa members is now the Youth Coordinator of the SARL, the So. African equivalent of ARRL.  YACHT congratulates you, and is proud to have you on our team.
Youth Forum participants at Hamvention 2013 Carole Perry WB2MGP back row right.
Ham study site  https://hamstudy.org/
Another one of our Emma's. Our newest member. She received her call in early Sept. and is now KC9ZOD, YTM84
Emma, KC9YGJ, YTM81 in front of a small corner of the fabulous ham radio collection of W9EVT on Washington Is. WI.
This group meets every Sun. at 8pm CST on the W0EEE rpt in Rolla, MO echolink node #543143.
Support their efforts in promoting youth and ham radio.
Keep the YOUTH in ham radio.  Check in to the YACHT Youth Net when you can. 
Our newest member, Ryan KD9ANT YTM#85 from Woodruff, WI
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NEW SITE TO EXPLORE
http://www.ham-yota.eu
Click here for a neat youth website
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Another Emma KC9ZOD as she passed her Tech.  She is #84
Kati K7KTI #58 a General class young ham, who has been appointed ARRL Youth Coordinator for Nevada.  A wonderful accomplishment for one of our YACHT members