Yancy Spencer was a world class surfer and business owner in the Gulf Breeze/Pensacola area. He was known as “The Duke of the Gulfcoast”. He was also the founder of the Innerlight Surf Shops in the Gulfcoast area. He passed away in 2011. The sculpture is a tribute to his life and love for surfing. It was installed and dedicated in February of 2013. Yancy’s sculpture can be seen at Casino Beach next to the Pensacola Beach Pier.