URI Sailing Team seeking funds to replace aging fleet

MEMBERS OF THE URI Sailing team are shown.  The team has received $130,000 in gifts toward its $450,000 fundraising goal to replace its aging fleet.  Gifts will also help support community outreach and coaching. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION
MEMBERS OF THE URI Sailing team are shown. The team has received $130,000 in gifts toward its $450,000 fundraising goal to replace its aging fleet. Gifts will also help support community outreach and coaching. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island Women’s Sailing Team has received $130,000 in gifts toward its $450,000 fundraising goal to replace its aging fleet. The team, ranked No. 1 in the United States, wants to purchase 38 new boats with the funds, and pay the salary “of a world-class coach who has elevated…

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