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Aug 19, 2015 5:50 PM ET

Archived: Oxford at the Student World Sailing Championships: Raising money to help get the Oxford sailing team to the Student World’s – and in a position to beat them all

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 19, 2015

Oxford at the Student World Sailing Championships

About the project

We’ve trained long and hard for the last couple of years to get to where we are now – but we’re not there yet. Even though we qualified at the Student Nationals taking a hard won second place in April, we still have to get to the competition in La Baule, France this October. Sailing teams from around the world are competing, including the reigning Champions Southampton and (our favorite arch-nemisis) Cambridge. In order to do ourselves, Oxford (and England) proud, we want to go all out which means a whole lot more training as well as actually shipping our salty selves out there. For that we really need your help. 

Each member of the team has easily spent over a thousand pounds on training and racing this year, and are set to do so again next year. That means that any help you can give us will go a long way to helping us train as hard as we possibly can before the event and win some much desired trophies.

In return for your support we are offering a number of gifts or rewards in exchange including promoting a (charitable!) cause of your choice or the chance to come sailing with us. In addition, any money made above our requirements will go to a charitable cause. However you supprt us you’ll be the proud reciever of a post card and thank you note fromt he event, along with our undying gratitude. 

Thank you and we’ll see you when we’re covered in glory!

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