MIT leads College Women’s Nationals:
Norfolk, VA (May 24, 2018) – The Sperry Women’s National Championship continued today on the Elizabeth River as 18 collegiate teams advanced from the previous two days of competition in the Semifinals to make it to the Finals racing. The teams are vying for the national title and the Gerald C. Miller Trophy.
Racing got underway around 10 a.m. and the temperatures heated up into the 80s under sunny skies. The winds were from the north and northeast today, which is different from the previous two days of racing and it brought a variety of conditions. At times the wind was light around 4-6 knots and at others it was steady around 8-12 knots.
Another big factor in the conditio…
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USA test for International 14 Worlds:
The US International 14 class will compete for its National Championship title on May 26-28 in San Francisco, CA.
The I-14 is a development class dating back to the early 1900s with big names over the years, such as Uffa Fox, Bruce Kirby, Stuart Walker and StFYC’s Alan Laflin, Jim Holmes, Peter Szasz, Chris Boome and Zach Berkowitz. Dick Watts sailed on the early I-14 when they resembled small Thistles, with skinny rails and no trapeze.
Competitors will be face off along City Front for the Founder’s Trophy (US National Champion), the President’s Trophy (US National Distance Race Winner) and additional perpetual trophies for First Female, Wind Master’s Trophy (oldest combin…
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