C of C Sailing Update. Charleston Open, USF Women’s, Mendelblatt Team Race.


The College of Charleston Sailing Team is set to compete in 3 regattas this weekend!

-The Mendelblatt Team Race hosted by USF/Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla., and to be raced in FJs, will be sailed by the team of Mac Mace, Ben Spector, and senior Chris Banholzer as well as the team of Cory DeCollibus, Ali Blumenthal and Sarah Scudder.

-The Lady Cougars of Grace Lucas, Michaela Reynolds and Sarah Somes (sailing in A-Division), with Clerc Cooper and Elizabeth Chambers (sailing in B-Division) will also travel South to Florida for the USF Women’s Intersectional hosted by USF in Tampa.

-C of C will play host to the Charleston Spring Coed Intersectional at the J. Stewart Walker Sailing Complex in Mt. Pleasant, S.C. and The Cougars will have two crews competing in the 18-team regatta.

Good luck to all College of Charleston Sailors competing this weekend- GO COUGARS!

*For fans interested in supporting the Cougars and attending this weekend’s home regatta, the best place to spectate is the outside wall of the marina at the Walker Sailing Complex. Racing begins at approximately 10 a.m. (ET) and will take place right on the Cooper River by the marina in Charleston Harbor.

Click Here For Directions to the J. Stewart Walker Sailing Complex at Patriots Point  
Driving South

(photo: both teams competing in Florida stopping for a break on their way South)


After day 1 of racing at the Charleston Spring Coed, TheCollege of Charleston Sailing Team is currently placed FIRST and SECOND overall! (C of C has 2 teams competing in this event).

Also, at the USF Women’s Intersectional, the Lady Cougars are in SECOND overall after day 1!

At this time, we are still waiting on results from the Mendelblatt Team Race hosted by USF/Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Be sure to check http://scores.collegesailing.org/ for the latest results from all the events this weekend!


It’s been another great and successful weekend for the College of Charleston Sailing Team as they wrap up this busy weekend with awesome finishes at all 3 events:

At the Mendelblatt Team Race, being sailed in St. Petersburg, FL, the team finished a strong SECOND overall with 14 wins and just 6 losses.

The Lady Cougars showed just how competitive they are finishing SECOND overall at the USF Women’s Intersectional. (They ended the event more than 50pts ahead of third place).

And finally, at the Charleston Spring Coed, the Cougars finished FIRST and SECOND overall (having 2 teams in the event), despite the challenging 15-25kt conditions and cold temperatures that persisted throughout today.

Congratulations to all Cougar sailors that competed this weekend!

Results can be found on the Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) website: