Festival of Sail Sponsorship Opportunities

These sponsorship opportunities were designed to give local businesses a way to support our TopSail Youth Program, while also providing the public recognition that is such an important way to thank you for that support.

Having this event as part of LA Fleet Week not only means a wider audience for the tall ship magic… it also means much more exposure for this acknowledgement!

Sponsorship Levels

All sponsorships support our TopSail Youth Program. By sponsoring the Festival of Sail, you are helping us provide our unique, inspiring and challenging educational experience to upper elementary, middle and high school students, which helps them develop 21st century leadership skills, and inspires maritime and STEM career paths.

Title Sponsor – $25,000 – Only two available

Both exclusive Title Sponsorships are taken.

Barkentine – $20,000

Benefits:

  • 8 Tickets to the VIP Sail – Fleet Week Ship Tour*
  • 8 Sponsor lanyards to wear at the Festival
  • 4 Festival of Sail T-shirts
  • Special individual recognition on Facebook and Instagram
  • Recognition on both the Festival Flyer and Exhibitor Guide
  • Recognition in select event emails
  • Recognition on event webpage
  • Recognition on the Festival Sponsor Sign
  • Space for your promotional materials at the Tallship Village Sponsor Booth

Brigantine – $10,000

Benefits:

  • 6 Tickets to the VIP Sail – Fleet Week Ship Tour*
  • 6 Sponsor lanyards to wear at the Festival
  • 3 Festival of Sail T-shirts
  • Special individual recognition on Facebook and Instagram
  • Recognition on both the Festival Flyer and Exhibitor Guide
  • Recognition in select event emails
  • Recognition on event webpage
  • Recognition on the Festival Sponsor Sign
  • Space for your promotional materials at the Tallship Village Sponsor Booth

Schooner – $5,000

Benefits:

  • 4 Tickets to the VIP Sail – Fleet Week Ship Tour*
  • 4 Sponsor lanyards to wear at the Festival
  • 2 Festival of Sail T-shirts
  • Recognition on the Festival Flyer
  • Recognition in select social media posts
  • Recognition in select event emails
  • Recognition on event webpage
  • Recognition on the Festival Sponsor Sign
  • Space for your promotional materials at the Tallship Village Sponsor Booth

Cutter – $2,500

Benefits:

  • 2 Tickets to the VIP Sail – Fleet Week Ship Tour*
  • 2 Sponsor lanyards to wear at the Festival
  • Recognition in select social media posts
  • Recognition in select event emails
  • Recognition on event webpage
  • Recognition on the Festival Sponsor Sign
  • Space for your promotional materials at the Tallship Village Sponsor Booth

Sloop – $1,000

Benefits:

  • 1 Ticket to the VIP Sail – Fleet Week Ship Tour*
  • 1 Sponsor lanyard to wear at the Festival
  • Recognition in select event emails
  • Recognition on event webpage
  • Recognition on the Festival Sponsor Sign
  • Space for your promotional materials at the Tallship Village Sponsor Booth

*VIP Sail – Fleet Week Ship Tour: Thursday, May 23, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Sail aboard one of LAMI’s Tall Ships for an exclusive view of the visiting Navy Ships from the water. Normally $150 per ticket.

Click here for a PDF of the Sponsorship Opportunities. It also includes a formal request letter with more details about our program, how we support local youth, and how we have evolved over the past 32 years.

If you have questions or would like to secure your sponsorship, please contact Liz Reinhardt, Director of Development, at liz@lamitopsail.org or 310-833-6055 x208.

Title Sponsors

Marathon Petroleum
Sherry Griswold Foundation

If you are unable to sponsor, but would still like to support our program: We welcome your donations, which are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. The Los Angeles Maritime Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, EIN 33-0515416.