Project USA aims to put together the first fully competitive American entry into the Vendee Globe and Ocean Masters World Championship. Five West is working to match the right sponsor with one of America’s leading ocean racers to make US sailing history and put an American on the podium of the Vendee Globe for the first time in history. The United States of America has a rich history of yachting success from the Volvo Ocean Race to the Olympics and the America’s Cup. However, no American has ever finished better than 9th in the world’s toughest ocean race - the Vendee Globe.

Five West is one of the world’s leading sailing consultancies with over 12 years’ experience running professional sailing campaigns. With a wealth of young American offshore sailing talent, and the knowledge and experience Five West brings to the management of the campaign, a podium finish in the Vendee Globe 2016 is an achievable target.

For a campaign prospectus or to find out how you can support Project USA, please contact Alex Mills at Five West: alex@5west.co.uk

If you want to support Project USA now you can! Using the PayPal button below you can contribute to the campaign. Five West is committed to finding a title sponsor for our campaign, however your support in the early stages can be of huge importance. Your money will be used to cover the campaigns initial costs, including marketing, PR and sponsorship search.

As an official supporter of Project USA, you will receive the following benefits:

Over $100 – Your name will be placed on the race boat and official team website, during races you will be invited to take part an exclusive live webcast with Ryan and you will also receive an exclusive monthly newsletter and
Over $500 – You will receive a Project USA goodie bag of Official Team Merchandise and 2 invitations to all Project USA VIP events at race starts/finishes (incl. Boat Tour), as well as all of the above benefits.
Over $1000 – You will become an Official Patron of the team, receiving all of the above benefits, as well as full team kit and two invitations to an exclusive and intimate VIP dinner to be held in the USA

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