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Cal Sailing Team | 2019

Raised toward our $70,000 Goal
84 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on February 28, at 11:59 PM PST
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Cal Sailing Team | 2019

Thank you for donating to our cause. We are going to continue fundraising until we get to our $70,000 goal! Look here to see our current progress (not the top corner).


Amount Fundraised: $41,871


Attention Corporate Donors:

Please see our message to you. Click Link:


Details on payment options are listed at the end of the description.


Our Goal --> CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS. Help the Cal Sailing fundraise for a one time purchase of a new (used) fleet of boats!


Benefits of Donating to Cal Sailing:

Creates real word experience for Cal Sailors: “Cal Sailing has taught me more about working toward long-term improvement, both on a personal and a collaborative level, than any class I’ve had in all four of my college years.” - Nicolai Sponholtz ‘22

Nurtures a connection with the ocean and weather which fosters a strong relationship of respect and love for mother nature.

Develops strong friendships and many important values in sailors such as good sportsmanship, honor, preparedness, integrity, common sense and teamwork to name a few.

Wants to grow. With your help, more boats allow for a larger team, a larger overall impact of Cal Sailing. A larger team also means a more competitive team, as a larger membership guarantees a larger variety of backgrounds and diversity, which strengthens a team. Lastly, a larger team helps us fundraise in the future and will help Cal Sailing develop for years to come.


What has Cal Sailing always been?

Founded in 1922 as the second oldest club sport at

Cal, Cal Sailing is a 30 members strong, student-run organization.

We practice out of the Treasure Island Sailing Center (TISC) four times a week and compete on the weekends. The team is a club team, this means we are funded simply by dues and generous donations from our alumni.


                                         ALL DONATIONS ARE TAX DEDUCTIBLE

Contact Information is available at the bottom of the project description!


What is Cal Sailing Now?

The team is a unification of students with a diverse array of sailing backgrounds. For the first time in 22 years, the Cal Sailing Team went to Coed Nationals in Norfolk, Virginia last year. A fantastic finish to a grueling season, the team worked hard through highs and lows to ultimately succeed at the qualifying regatta at the University of Hawaii. The talent and drive of Cal sailors brought us to Nationals, but we need your help to get us to the next level. We are continually looking to expand our team's skills and diversity and continue the Corinthian spirit at Cal.



What can Cal Sailing become?

An exciting question to ask, for Cal Sailing is wrought with potential. Cal Sailing has the opportunity to represent the west and place extremely competitively at Nationals, with your help. Treasure Island is being refitted to become the US Olympic Sailing Training Facility. As this is our home base, we hope this will attract up and coming sailors and will provide us with some exciting opportunities. With a great year behind us, Cal Sailing also hopes to keep augmenting the competitiveness of Cal Sailing. We need your help to capitalize on our opportunities.


How can you help?

The Cal Sailing Team is fundraising for a new fleet of secondhand boats to replace our 16-year-old fleet. This would provide much better practice conditions, allowing our team to practice on boats that are equal with our competition, and would also allow the Cal Sailing Team to host larger regattas such as nationals. Help us reach our goal so we can improve Cal Sailing.

Here is a snapshot of looming expenses we need your help with:


Why help Cal Sailing?

Gifts to Cal Sailing support a network of students for generations to come. Supporting Cal sailing is supporting an organization that impacts and develops driven and talented young adults.


How to make a gift:

Cal Sailing can process your gift through a variety of methods. All gifts are processed through the UC Berkeley Foundation.


Credit/Debit Card:

This website:


Please fill out this form so that we can track your card donation:




Send a check to:

Cal Sport Clubs

Attn: Katie Fletcher Carlson

2301 Bancroft Way

Berkeley, CA 94720-4420


Make the check out to the "UC Regents - Sailing".

In the memo put "Cal Sailing Team Fund". 


Please fill out this form so that we can track your check:



Contact Drake Hayes for more information


The TAX ID number for donations to the “UC Berkeley Foundation” is 94-6090626


All donations are tax deductible! If you would like to contact the project leaders you may contact Drake Hayes or Luc LaMontagne, contact information is listed below.


Keep Up With Us

Follow us on Social Media

UC Berkeley Sailing Team Facebook Page:

Friends of Cal Sailing Facebook Page (our alumni page):

Instagram: @calsailingteam

To join our mailing list please email Drake Hayes at


Contact Information:

Drake Hayes 21’ (Co-Alumni Chair)


Luc LaMontagne 22’ (Co-Alumni Chair)




Thank you for all your support!

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Our way
of Thanking You


Cal Sailing Burgee Patch

For a donation of $50 we will send you an iron on Cal Sailing burgee patch, applicable to almost all materials to display your support of Cal Sailing!

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Estimated Delivery: March 2019


Signed Team Photo

Donate $100 and you will receive a team photo, with every member, with a signature from every member to thank you for your generous support!

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Estimated Delivery: March 2019


Cal Sailing Burgee

For a donation of $250, receive a full-size Cal Sailing Burgee!

11 of Unlimited Claimed
Estimated Delivery: March 2019


Practice with the Team!

Donate $500 and you will receive an invitation to come practice with the Cal Sailing Team!

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Estimated Delivery: March 2019


Naming a Practice Boat

For a donation of $1000, you will have the ability to name a practice boat (or add a sponsor)!

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Estimated Delivery: March 2019
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