Cambridge racing in the Student Yachting World Cup

by cuycsywoc in Cambridge

We did it
On 12th October 2015 we successfully raised £2,205 with 12 supporters in 21 days

Help the Cambridge team to set sail and represent England in the Student Yachting World Cup 2015

by cuycsywoc in Cambridge

Project aim

Help the Cambridge / Royal Southern team to set sail and represent England in the Student Yachting World Cup 2015

About the project

We are a group of students at Cambridge University who have been sailing together for around two years. During that time we have trained hard, beaten Oxford in two Varsity races and won a third and a fourth place in the annual Student Yachting Nationals. This year - for the first time in Cambridge yacht racing history - we have been selected to compete in the Student Yachting World Cup. This is happening in less than a month in La Baule (France) on J/80s - boats that half of us haven't set a foot on until ten days ago. With generous support from the Royal Southern Yacht Club, we have started our intense training for the event and have already scored a very promising fourth place in the J/80 Nationals. Now we need your help to train even harder, to pay for the registration fees and to actually get us sailors to France. 

What's in for you

We are counting on your support to share the financial burden of this fantastic opportunity to represent England at the Student Yachting World Cup and to race not only against the top teams from around 10 countries, but also against a team from Oxford. As a reward for your support, you will become part of our team and receive personal in-depth updates about our training and the races during the main event. You are also extremely welcome to meet us at our trainings, at the event in France, or in Cambridge. As a thank you for especially generous pledges, we have set up a number of personal gifts and rewards that you can choose from - ranging from a signed Cambridge University Yacht Club burgee to a weekend of racing with our team in the Sunsail F40 Racing Series in the Solent.

Thanks a lot!

Damien, George, Helmi, Laurence and Paul

 

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£5 or more

£5 Reward

Show your good will, become part of our team and receive personal updates about our training and all races.

£10 or more

£10 Reward

Become part of the team and receive a postcard from the Student Yachting World Cup in France with a big personal thank you from the racing team!

£50 or more

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£50 Reward

Show your support by flying the Cambridge University Yacht Club burgee signed by the racing team , which you will receive as a reward for this pledge.

£100 or more

£100 Reward

Show your support by wearing the Cambridge University Yacht Racing Team - Supporter T-Shirt, which you will receive as a reward for this pledge.

£300 or more

£300 Reward

Join the racing team for a black tie dinner at a Cambridge college and receive a framed photo of you with the racing team and the famous Varsity trophy.

£500 or more

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£500 Reward

Experience for a day the thrill of racing with the team on Sunsail F40 yachts in the Solent and help with your own hands to beat Oxford on the water.

£1,000 or more

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£1,000 Reward

Join us for a whole weekend of racing with the team on Sunsail F40 yachts in the Solent, including a team dinner and an overnight stay in Cowes on the Isle of Wight. Receive the Cambridge University Yacht Racing - Supporter T-Shirt and a framed photo from one of your races with the team.

£3,000 or more

£3,000 Reward

You're our hero! Please let us know if you would like to receive or do any of the things mentioned in the other rewards. And may we offer you the sides of our world cup boat as advertising space?

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