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Come aboard to the Laser Worlds in Japan with Marie Bolou !

by Marie Bolou

This project’s main objective is to help finance my participation at the upcoming World Championship in Japan, from 9 to 25th of July.

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Japan - Sakaiminato-City
[caption id="attachment_150380" align="aligncenter" width="440"] My 2015 campaing was a success! How about if we start another one ?[/caption]

I come again to this wonderful community seeking your help in order to participate in the 2019 Laser World Championship to be held in Japan during the next summer.  This event will be the first trial for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in which I dream on representing France.

As you can probably guess, the budget to participate in such event on the other side of the world is gigantic and it is impossible for me to pay for everything.  This is why I start again a fundraiser that I hope will be the same success as in 2015.


For the newcomers, I present myself:

  • Marie Bolou
  • 26 years of age
  • Sailing High performance (Laser radial)
  • Recently started working at Pôle Emploi Brest
  • Finisterian born and raised and a bit Carioca from my heart
  • Member of the Société des Régates de Douarnenez

I’ve been sailing at high level for 5 years now and have been a member of the French team for 2 consecutive years thanks to good results on international championships, such as: 8th place at the 2018 European Championship, Vice-champion at the 2017 French championship; 5th at the 2017 Miami world cup; 9th place at the 2017 Japan world cup.

My main objective is the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Only one French woman is selected for this event and I really want this place but for that I have to achieve the budget to participate in this World Championship.

I’m working hard for that and I strongly believe in my chances, that is why I appeal to you. Those who know me know my determination, discipline and perseverance in whatever I put my mind in to. I want to prove to you that this is not just "investing" on me, but rather sharing an extraordinary experience.



This year’s world championship will take place in the city of Sakaiminato, Japan.  The budget for his event comes to total of 5.600 Euros, as follow:

  • Registration: 350
  • Boat Rental: 1250
  • Lodging: 1000
  • Airfreight: 1300
  • Daily expenses: 500
  • New sails for the event: 1200


I’m looking for a financial support of 3000€ to be serene about my campaign. This event is extremely important for qualifying to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Of course, part of this campaign is at my own expenses, but I definitely need you to complete this budget!

It is a class event, which means that we all must rent the boat from the organizer in order to have everybody in “equal conditions” of competition.

Let's go together to Japan and bring back the best possible results! Without you this will not be possible.

For the French supporters only, the Société des Régates de Douarnenez accompanies me in this project and thanks to this your donations are 66% tax-refundable! For businesses, donations are deductible from the results, so the deduction rate depends on the company's tax regime. 

So, for a 100 euros contribution you end up paying no more than 34 euros ! 

Please note that the principle of "all or nothing" applies. This means that if I cannot reach my budget goal, all contributors will be refunded. Please note that if the goal is achieved before May 19th you can keep contributing with my project  and still become my supporter.

Thank you very much for your support & looking forward to a podium asap.







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For 10 € and more

Thank you !
A HUGE thank you on the social network !

Date and method of delivery
June 2019 / Hand delivery
For 20 € and more 8 supporters

A postal card !
A beautiful postal card from Japan !!

Date and method of delivery
August 2019 / Hand delivery
For 50 € and more 7 supporters

A signed cap !
I will send you a nice cap with a word on it to thank you ;)

Date and method of delivery
June 2019 / Hand delivery
For 80 € and more

A video
What about a personal video from the next regatta venue to tell you how thankful I am ?

Date and method of delivery
June 2019 / Hand delivery
For 100 € and more 5 supporters

A homemade cake
For those who know me, you know that I LOVE COOKING ! It is with a lot of love that I will cook the cake of your choice (chocolate cake, apple pie, strawberry pie...) WHATEVER YOU WANT !

Date and method of delivery
June 2019 / Hand delivery
For 300 € and more 1 supporter

Let's meet
I would love to meet you to share a drink and some food. We will discuss about sailing, life, family... Everything we love !

Date and method of delivery
June 2019 / Hand delivery
For 1 000 € and more 1 supporter

Be my main partner !
You will be my principal sponsorship, with your name on my sail and on my boat. The goal will be to reach Tokyo 2020 TOGETHER !!

Date and method of delivery
June 2019 / Hand delivery