Stanford Sailing Program Brief Description:
Thank you very much for your interest in Stanford Sailing's Vessel
Donation Program. The Stanford Sailing Program has existed at
Stanford for well over fifty years. Approximately 30 students are
Varsity Athletes on the Stanford Intercollegiate Sailing Team, which
competes at the national level in both coed and women's sailing.
Our instructional program is open to all Stanford students, and
each year, over 700 take one or more of our courses in sailing or
windsurfing. The program also offers recreational opportunities for
students, faculty and staff, and members of the Stanford community
who join the Stanford Sailing Association.
New in 1998, our High School Sailing and Summer Camp programs
offer race training and learn-to-sail classes to over 75 local youths
each. Many of these young sailors complete our classes at no cost, as
part of our at-risk youth scholarship program.
Boat Donation Program:
As a tax-exempt organization, Stanford accepts the donation of
vessels that can benefit and/or augment it's sailing program. Most
vessels are put to work in one of the above programs. If your vessel
passed on to another sailor in the future, Stanford Sailing receives
100% of the proceeds and puts them to use on one of excellent
Vessel donations to the Stanford Sailing Program fall into one of
the three following catagories:
- Boats valued under $20,000 which will be used in the
competitive or instructional programs.
- Boats valued over $20,000 which will be used in the
competitive or instructional programs, AND all boats that will be
used in the recreational program.
- Boats of any value that will not be used actively by the
These catagories delineate differing levels of approval within the
University and differing standards by which the Sailing Program
evaluates the acceptance of a vessel.
The Vessel Donation Program has been streamlined in order to give
our donors every assurance that their donation will be handled
thoroughly and professionally. I have also included a checklist
outlining the steps of a typical boat donation. Of course these steps
may vary slightly for your particular situation. We have set up the
donation process so that we at Stanford take care of every possible
detail of which we are able.
Thank you again for your interest in the Stanford Sailing Program.
Jay Kehoe, Head Coach
For further information, please contact:
Marcella Stauber at firstname.lastname@example.org