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October 2019
09:00 AM EDT
November 2019
08:03 PM EST
GOAL $50,000.00
48.9% To Goal


Dear Friend,

The High School Sailing Program at the US Sailing Center - Martin County (USSCMC) is growing bigger and better every year, thanks to dedicated athletes, supportive families, committed coaches, and a strong supportive base.

Not only does competitive sailing build confidence and skills on the water, but racing on high school teams provides students a competitive edge in high school, college, and beyond. Typically, graduating high school seniors continue to sail during their college careers and have enjoyed success at top tier colleges and Ivy League schools. After college, numerous alumni sailors have found careers as sailors, coaches, and business leaders in the marine industry. Other alumni are top in their field as lawyers, engineers, doctors, and even leaders in government.

The USSCMC’s top-notch High School Sailing Program is invaluable to our students and provides a benefit to our local community. Thanks to the program, the student athletes often serve as instructors to our younger sailors and mentor those first time sailors in sailing camp and through organized lessons. The torch always seems to get passed, with one generation looking out for the next.

Sailing is an expensive sport; however, your financial support will help alleviate the financial burden for some of our most deserving students. Donations fund scholarships, underwrite the cost of boats and equipment, while further reducing participation fees.
As a way of keeping program and racing fees affordable, we are asking our student sailors to secure donations to help us reach our collective goal of ensuring no one is turned away due to financial hardship. Through your financial support or in-kind donation, together with our community of supporters, we can keep our sails hoisted.

Thank you for your consideration and we hope we can count on your generous support to keep our young competitors successful. By partnering with us, we’re confident you’ll be pleased knowing your investment will reap many rewards for all involved.

Sailing Coaches’ & Parents’ Booster
Alan Jenkinson, USSCMC Executive Director

About United States Sailing Center Martin County


The USSCMC is recognized as one of the nation's outstanding community sailing centers and has three additional areas of activity, including, summer camp, community outreach and regattas.

Community sailing programs are the core of our operation and include learn-to-sail programs for sailors of all ages, youth and high school sailing teams, membership sailing opportunities and center events. Each summer the center operates weekly full day sailing programs for young sailors seven years old through early teens.

Perhaps our most rewarding program, community outreach, allows us to partner with numerous area agencies and organization to provide sailing opportunities to a much wider audience. Ongoing relationships include Eagle Scouts, Girl Scouts, Sea Scouts, the Samaritan House, ARC, Operation 300, Hibiscus Children's Center and Autism Speaks to name a few.

Your donation is a charitable gift and is tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. Our Federal Tax ID is 65-0377617. A copy of our most recent audited financial statements are available upon request. Please contact our office at 772-334-8085 if we can be of further assistance.

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