College Sailing: Fall Season Update:
Chris Klevan provides this week’s update on activity in the New England and Midwest conferences.
The first two weeks of the 2017 Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) Sailing Season are in the books. The effective season opener for the Atlantic Coast teams is the Henry A. Anderson Trophy hosted by Yale University on the Long Island Sound. This was the 43rd installment of the trophy and results, despite coming early in the fall season helps us discern what is up on the East Coast, especially in New England.
This year, The Boston University Terriers …
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Patience Rewarded at Laser Men’s Worlds:
Split, Croatia (September 15, 2017) – A single race held on the second day of the 2017 Laser Standard Men’s World Championship, after a delayed start, was worth waiting for.
The race committee expected light wind today and last night postponed the scheduled start of the qualifying series by 2 hours. On arrival at the boat park a further 3-hour postponement was needed as the gradient wind was completely neutralized by a feeble sea breeze thermal wind. The local weather experts predicted a good wind late in the afternoon, and at 15:00 their optimism was rewarded with a 10 to 12 knot gradient wind re-established from the south east.
By 16:30, the Yellow Fleet was started f…
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