Support GBSA


A nonprofit 501 C3 organization dedicated to youth and adult sailing.

A local East Greenwich sailing community that develops racing, sailing and life skills that become assets throughout one’s lifetime. GBSA has developed an environment that stresses safety, basic seamanship, sailing and boating skill development that results in sailor confidence, independence, team building, and socialization skills. GBSA has resulted in the development of individuals who exhibit maturity, high moral character, and integrity throughout one’s lifetime.

The GBSA infrastructure is comprised of dedicated staff, a sailing center, coach boats, sailboats, and all the necessary safety-related gear requires constant financial support that goes beyond the annual tuition payments. Sailor tuition will cover staff salaries and some annual expenses. Sails, hulls, rigging, coach boats, motors all have a limited life expectancy when used daily during the sailing season. These annual capital improvements require community support to sustain the program so that it can function at a consistently high level. This local community asset is looking for corporate and community sponsors to sustain its high level of achievement.

A true local EG Community asset!

GBSA has developed the following levels of sponsorship to sustain our program:

  • Corporate sponsors will have graphics displayed at the CJ Buckley Regatta, on the GBSA website and at other events whenever possible.


Donation Levels:

  • America’s Cup Level - $10,000

  • Rolex Level - $2,500

  • Yachting Level - $1,000

  • Rigger Level – any amount under $1,000

GBSA Sailing Community Sponsors – 3 year, recurring donations

  • Ocean Racer - $1,500 / yr

  • PHRF Racer - $500 / yr

  • Weekend Crew - $150/  yr

  • Annual donations – any amount

Thank you so much to all the parents and other community members who have given to our program.  if anyone wishes to make a contribution to our fundraising campaign, they can send a check to:


 Greenwich Bay Sailing Association 

  PO Box 267 

 East Greenwich, RI, 02818  

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Thank you to our other sponsors:


Rolex Level,  Frenchtown Dental, Joshua & Jennifer Jarbeau, Richard Jarbeau


Yachting Level, Alex & Alexandra Clegg, Stephen A.Cardi, Real Estate Revolution LLC, East Greenwich Marina


Rigger Level, Felipe A. Vivas-Orozco, Lauren R. Swanson, Commodore Kevin Coughlin, Rob Hamlin, Andrew & Kimbal A. Hall, William Hertel, Jonathan & Becky Berman, Douglas DeCubellis, D.C., Tom & Judy Assad, United Way of RI, Eric Kaldor, James Isenberg, Andrew Brem & Susan Oberbeck, Peter & Sylvia Monti, Bradford Preston & Seethong Mungmee, YJ Sales, Inc.42, William & Elizabeth Richmond

Annual Givers, David & Liz MacMillan, David Palardy

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