C of C Sailing Update. North Points #3, John Jackson Memorial Team Race, Navy Spring Women’s, St. Mary’s Team Race, Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup.

3-8-13

The C of C Offshore Team is heading out to get a few hours of practice in before a 2pm start this afternoon at the Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup!

Good luck to the entire team, including skipper Jay Greenfield, mainsail trimmer Brent Burrows, jib/spin trimmer Brandon Folkman, secondary trimmer Nathan Akers, pit girl Hanna Horan, mast man/ tactician Timmy Crann, bowman Luke Ackerman, alternate Charles Essi and Coach Ned Goss.

After day 1 of racing at the 2013 Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup, the Cougars are tied for 4th overall with 9pts. 2 races have been completed, with another 8 on the schedule.

Good luck to the C of C Offshore Sailing Team over the next 2 days of racing!

Results available here:http://scores.collegesailing.org/s13/port-la-harbor-cup/full-scores/

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3-9-13

The College of Charleston Sailing Team is spread across the U.S. this weekend, with 5 teams on the road competing in 5 different events!

The Cougars enter this weekend’s competition with their highest national rankings of the season, as they claimed sole possession of No. 1 in the latest college coed rankings.

The Cougars are set to compete at the St. Mary’s Team Race hosted by St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

Additionally, the Cougars will compete at the John Jackson Team Race regatta hosted by Georgetown in Washington, D.C.

The Lady Cougars will be competing at the Navy Spring Women’s regatta hosted by the U.S. Naval Academy.

The Cougars will also field teams in the North Points #3 regatta hosted by Tennessee in Knoxville, Tenn. C of C has won all four North Points events held in the fall and spring this season.

Finally, the C of C Offshore team continues to sail at the Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup in LA where they have 2 days of competition left.

3-10-13

The College of Charleston Offshore Sailing Team has placed SECOND overall in their very first Offshore regatta!

The Cougars sailed a competitive 10 race series at the Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup (hosted by Cal Maritime, in California) to secure a second place finish over 3 days of intense racing in the Catalina 37 keelboat.

The team also won the ‘Dockmaster’ award for showing good sportsmanship and exceptional boat maintenance throughout the series.

This was the first regatta for the newly formed Offshore team at C of C, the Offshore team consists of Jay Greenfield, Brent Burrows, Brandon Folkman, Nathan Akers, Hanna Horan, Timmy Crann, Charles Essi, and Luke Ackerman.

GO COUGARS!

Results: http://scores.collegesailing.org/s13/port-la-harbor-cup/

3-11-13

It was another packed weekend for the #1 ranked College of Charleston Sailing Team, as they competed in a total of 5 different events.

On Saturday, at North Points #3 in Tennessee, the Cougars ended up 2nd overall in this one day event.

The College of Charleston Sailing Team also claimed 2nd at the John Jackson Memorial Team Race hosted by Georgetown after sailing a very competitive series.

The Lady Cougars end the Navy Spring Women’s regatta with a strong 7th place finish in the 20 team fleet.

At the St. Mary’s Team Race, the Cougars finished 6th overall in what was a very skilled fleet of 10 teams.

The Offshore Cougars claimed 2nd overall in what was their first offshore event at the Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup!

Good job to all Cougar sailors that competed on this very busy weekend!

IMG_8623The College of Charleston Offshore Sailing Team after claiming second overall at the Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup.