Southern California Fundraiser for the US Sailing Team Sperry: May 16th

Come join the US Sailing Team Sperry athletes at the Southern California Fundraiser to support our national Olympic and Paralympic sailors, with all proceeds going to support their efforts at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2016

Saturday May 16, 2015


California Yacht Club

4469 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey

Schedule and Details

 Junior Sailors Arrive, Rig, & Get Ready for a great day  800 – 1000

Junior Coaching and Workshops  1000 – 1430

Junior sailors, come get some coaching from the US Sailing Team athletes themselves! Open to all abilities in Optis, Laser Radials, Lasers, and CFJs (double-handed). Bring your own boat.

Meet the Athletes & Silent Auction  1500 – 1700

Open to the public; no cost! An afternoon meet-and-greet with the athletes will allow everyone – kids and adults alike – a chance to get to meet some of the Olympic hopefuls and enjoy the afternoon with them.  There will be options to sail with them and get to know them better, as well as some videos to see what the team has been up to over the past year. There will also be a silent auction, US Sailing Team Sperry gear for sale, and a raffle. Raffle tickets may be purchased with event registration online or at the door; $5 per ticket or 5 for $20.

Paul Cayard – Project Pipeline  1600 – 1630

Paul Cayard, from the AmericaOne Foundation will say a few words about the contributions that the Foundation is making to the US Olympic Development Program, and some of the exciting new opportunities for American junior sailors as a result.

Cocktails & Silent Auction  1800

In the evening, California Yacht Club is continuing the festivities with a cocktail party and additional silent auction for the guests.  Tickets required, see below.

Dinner  1900

Dinner Program & Live Auction 2030

Master of Ceremonies: Gary Jobson

Attire: Smart Cocktail Casual


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Featured Auction Items


  • 8 Days/7 Nights Classic Beachfront Cottage Package at the Bitter End Yacht Club
  • 2 seats on the Goodyear blimp for a ride over Southern California
  • $500 gift card to West Marine
  • Getaway to Santa Barbara provided by Hotel Santa Barbara
  • Epicurean Society Hand Selected Wines from their Private Collection
  • USC Football tickets
  • Magic Castle tickets
  • …and many more!
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Raffle Items

Grand Prize

$500 West Marine Gift Card

First Price

US Sailing Team Sperry Gift Package: Sperry Shoe Gift Card, US Sailing Team Sperry gear

Second Prize

Kaenon Sunglasses

Third Prize

Wine Basket

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Junior Coaching and Workshop: $100 per sailor*

Sailors in the Opti, Laser Radial, Laser, and CFJ classes – bring your own boat.

(100% Tax Deductible)

Gala – Table Sponsorship:  $2,500

($2,000 is Tax Deductible)

Includes 10 tickets

Seated with two athletes and/or VIP at your table

Signed US Sailing Team Banner/Poster

US Sailing Team Sperry team gear

Gala – Individual Dinner Tickets:  $150*

($100 is Tax Deductible)

*Space is limited

Also available when you register:

Raffle tickets – $5, or 5 for $20

US Sailing Team Sperry T-shirts – $20

Payment Information

Purchase tickets through the EventBrite button below, or by contacting the California Yacht Club directly.

Eventbrite - Southern CA USSTS Fundraiser 2015

California Yacht Club – Events

(310) 823-4567

Sponsored By

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For Reservations:

California Yacht Club – Events

(310) 823-4567

For Event Information:

Kellie Fennessy, Rear Commodore, California Yacht Club


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