Welcome to the giving catalog!

Looking for a better experience with Holiday shopping this year?  Want to give a gift that really matters and doesn’t clutter up the closet?  Interested in supporting the Treasure Island Sailing Center, but need some help seeing what we need?  

Look no further!  The TISC Giving Catalog can help!

Below you can find suggested donation amounts for real things that our sailors and our center actually need.   Your gift to TISC this season goes directly to supporting young people and creating more opportunities for our sailors to learn and play on the water, including by funding these items and more at TISC.

Reach out to Executive Director Chris Childers if you can make an even bigger impact for our community.

Make a Difference to a Sailor Today!


Water safety is our speciality and it all starts out with a humble Life Jacket.


Sailor's can borrow all the gear they need to sail from TISC - even waterproof boots.


TISC is more than just boats! we need other supplies like journals, markers and more!


Use your noggin and help our kiddo's keep theirs - with a new helmet!


All instructors need First Aid and CPR certification. Fund a class!


The Bay is cold, but your generosity warms our hearts! Wetsuits help!

Every gift helps!


TISC will offer camp shirts next year - can you help everyone feel like a part of the team?


TISC's fleet of 8 motorboats requires yearly service. Help take care of our fleet!


When our sails rip, we get them repaired. Can you help keep these sails from the landfill?


Help us save on expenses by sponsoring part of our repair shop. A spool of line, replacement parts, and plenty of stern plugs!


TISC provides snack for all campers so nobody has to go hungry. You can help make sure eager learners have full bellies for sailing.


TISC pays for all costs for our 4th Grade Field Trip Program, including bussing students to our location. Help our sailors get to TISC!

Promote positive youth development on SF Bay!


Help ensure our Instructors are well trained by providing tuition for an Instructor Certification Course.


Trapeezing is the coolest! Help outfit more of our boats with Trapeezes so our kiddos can get radical!


Strong SF Bay winds mean young sailors need smaller sails to stay safe and make sailing the most fun.


Our campers learn so much from different experiences on the water, like Stand Up Paddling. Help us get some more boards!


A Safe Powerboating Certification course keeps our kiddos safe on the water - can you help provide tuition for an instructor?


Our instructors use a lot of fuel to teach so much sailing! Help defray the costs of running our powerboat fleet by sponsoring our fuel.

Support the next generation of sailors!


You can sponsor a 3-hour afternoon sail for a local youth group like the YMCA, Boys and Girls Club, or Up on Top.


Help cover some of TISC's marketing budget and spread the word with us! Flyers, printing, cards and more!


Our Fevas are going on 5 years old this year and their sails are showing their age. Help us keep this fleet alive with new sails!


Send staff for Professional Development with local partners and to national conferences! Help us help the kiddos!


Help a new family get sailing! Sponsor three new participants so they can all attend the same summer camp session together.


Our powerboats are the workhorses of TISC! With all our classes using these, they could use some new tubes this year!


Your company can sponsor a Mainsail on our RS Ventures, showing more than 2000 participants that you care!


Our wetsuits and foul weather gear are in serious need of a refresh! Can you help offset these costs?


You can sponsor an entire season of Set Sail Learn - our award winning Field Trip program for SFUSD 4th Graders!

Support Needed Infrastructure Improvements!

Ramp Float


The Floating Dock beneath our Ramp is where every sailor at TISC takes their first steps onto the Bay.

Dock Sections


TISC lost a section of long dock in a storm during the winter of 2022-23 and needs to be replaced.

New Hoists


TISC's aging hoists are relics of the Navy and to be replaced in order to facilitate TISC's keelboat programs.

Building Maintenance


Until TISC can move to our new home, our three modular office buildings will need to house our team and host our Set Sail Learn Program - they all need some TLC.

Pier Improvements


Pier 12 at TISC dates back to the Navy days and is in need of major upgrades in order to continue running quality programming at TISC.

New Ramp

$1 million

TISC is already looking forward to a new ramp for our center after Island Development has progressed and we can occupy our final footprint. Help make our dreams come true!

Support TISC's Annual Fund!

The Annual Fund is the best way to help TISC get the essential, unrestricted operational support necessary to do our important work.  Although the distribution of the fund can change from year to year, the Fund will always support our core mission objectives:

  • Scholarships and Financial Aid
    • So families, youth and groups can find the same challenges, exhilarations and opportunities to learn as the entire sailing community
  • Programs and Curriculum Development
    •  So we can better support our sailors finding their way
      to fun and life lessons on the Bay
  • Training and Professional Development Opportunities
    •  So our staff can continually help our participants be their greatest self 
  • Modern and Safe Fleet and Facility
    • So our communities can enjoy safe access to the Bay with the dignity that everyone in our community deserves