C of C Sailing Update. Szambecki Team Race, Charleston Women’s.

3-21-14

The College of Charleston Sailing Team is getting ready for another weekend of competition, here are your lineups for this weekend’s events:

At the Aaron Szambecki Team Race, hosted by Old Dominion University, the Cougars will be represented by Jake Reynolds, Ali Blumenthal, Beka Schiff, Ryan Davidson, Emily Stuart, Chase Shaw, Nick Johnstone, and Seppie McAdams.

At the Charleston Women’s event, hosted by The College of Charleston, the Cougars will sail two teams:
A: Grace Lucas, Morgan Buckley / Charlotte Saxe. B: Kayla Gibson, Michaela Reynolds.
A: Katherine Baker, Katie Dowling. B: Sarah Mackey, Bayley Davidson

For fans interested in supporting the Lady 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.

Live scoring will be available via Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA)http://scores.collegesailing.org/s14/

3-22-14

Here’s a photo from earlier this morning as the No. 4-ranked College of Charleston Sailing Team were getting ready for action at the Aaron Szambecki Team Race in Norfolk, Va.Szambecki 2014

Meanwhile, here in Charleston, The Lady Cougars, currently ranked No. 7 nationally in Sailing World’s college rankings, will play host to No. 1 Yale, No. 4 Stanford, No. 5 MIT, No. 8 Georgetown, No. 12 U.S. Coast Guard Academy, No. 13 Eckerd College, Boston University, South Florida, Wisconsin and Washington College in the Charleston Women’s Inter-conference.

Here’s your College of Charleston Sailing mid-weekend regatta update:

The C of C Lady Cougars are in FIRST overall at the Charleston Women’s Inter-conference Regatta thanks to a solid performance of day 1 of racing out in Charleston Harbor! The second C of C Ladies team is sitting in 7th overall out of the competitive 12 team field, and is looking forward to climbing up the score sheet tomorrow.

Up in Virginia, at the Szambecki Team Race, the College of Charleston Sailing Team is in SECOND overall with an 11-5 record headed into tomorrow’s racing. The Cougars will be looking to come out on top, as they are only 2 wins behind the current leader Stanford.

Full scores available here: http://scores.collegesailing.org/

3-23-14

Lady Cougars finish SECOND at Charleston Women’s Inter-conference while the College of Charleston Sailing Team claims FOURTH at the Szambecki Team Race:

After a long morning postponement here in Charleston, the race committee was finally able to get 2 sets off to complete the Charleston Women’s Inter-conference regatta.
The Lady Cougars sailed two teams at this event, and finished 2nd and 8th overall after battling through 11 races with the top women’s teams in the nation.

In Virginia, at the Aaron Szambecki Team Race, the Cougars finished the series with a 14-7 record; good enough to take 4th overall in the 8 team field.

#GoCougars

Scores: http://scores.collegesailing.org/

C of C Sailing Update. Graham Hall Team Race, St. Mary’s Women’s.

3-14-14

Our Cougar sailors are on the road and headed North towards Maryland. Here are this weekend’s line-ups:

C of C will field a very experienced Team at the Graham Hall Team Race:
Skipper Jake Reynolds will be sailing with crew Ali Blumenthal, skipper Ryan Davidson along with Emmy Stuart, and skipper Dodge Rees with crew Tierney Driscoll. Chase Shaw will be traveling as an alternate crew.

The Lady Cougars will also be represented at the St. Mary’s Women’s regatta by a solid team of top notch sailors:
In A Division we have Clerc Cooper, Elizabeth Chambers and Chloe Dapp. While in B Division we have Beka Schiff, Morgan Buckley, and Charlotte Saxe.

Good luck to all of our Cougar sailors this weekend! Stay tuned for results and updates…

3-15-14

‘The No. 4-ranked College of Charleston coed and No. 7-ranked women’s sailing teams will split its time this weekend at the Graham Hall Team Race hosted by the U.S. Naval Academy on March 15 in Annapolis, Md., and the St. Mary’s Women’s regatta hosted by St. Mary’s College of Maryland on March 15-16 in St. Mary’s, Md.’

Here’s your College of Charleston Athletics Press Release for this weekend: http://www.cofcsports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=14800&ATCLID=209433444&utm_medium=twitter&utm_content=cofc&utm_source=twitterfeed

3-16-14

It’s #CougarSunday and the College of Charleston Sailing Team is getting ready to hit the water and wrap up this weekend’s two events:

After a promising day yesterday, at the St. Mary’s Women’s regatta, the Lady Cougars will be battling to obtain a top 3 position through the last day of racing in Maryland. The ladies are competing against 18 of the top women’s teams in the nation, and are holding onto a respectable 4th after day 1 of competition.

Over at Navy, the Cougars are competing in the Graham Hall Team Race where they current have an 8-3 record- which is good enough for fourth. They will be looking to climb up the rankings today as racing continues in Maryland!

COUGARS TAKE FOURTH AT BOTH EVENTS-

The College of Charleston Sailing Team is headed back to Charleston after placing 4th at both the Graham Hall Team Race and St. Mary’s Women’s Inter-Conference regatta this weekend in Maryland.

The Lady Cougars sailed 36 races between the A & B fleets to finish with a total of 274pts; edging out 14 other top women’s teams to clinch 4th overall in the competitive 18 team fleet.

At the Graham Hall Team Race, the Cougars finished with a 13-5 record, and narrowly lost out on a tie-breaker with Navy, leading to a respectable 4th place finish in the 16 team field.

Congratulations to all of our Cougar sailors on another successful weekend of college sailing!

Full scores from both events can be viewed here:http://scores.collegesailing.org/
photoPhoto: C of C Cougars at the Graham Hall Team Race. Pictured Left-to-right: Coach Ward, Chase Shaw, Dodge Rees, Tierney Driscoll, Jake Reynolds, Ali Blumenthal, Emily Stuart, and Ryan Davidson.

Sail to Support Our Veterans

Come Sail to Support Our Veterans!

Link to Facebook event.

We are truly excited to announce that College of Charleston Sailing will be hosting a sailing clinic for the ‘Hope for the Warriors’ program on May 7th – 9th of 2014. Hope for the Warriors will be bringing in Veterans who have suffered injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan from across the nation to learn how to sail on our beautiful Charleston Harbor.

These brave men and women have sacrificed so we didn’t have to.

So how can we show your appreciation?

Come Sail for a good cause! On Saturday, April 19th we will be running some fun races in our 420s and FJs (just like our Tuesday Night Series) from 1 pm until 3 pm. It will be $10.00 per person to race. Half the money raised will go towards Hope for the Warriors program to help pay for travel and lodging for these Veterans. The other half of the proceeds will go towards C o f C Sailing to fund future projects such as Adaptive Sailing Programs.

Extra donations will be accepted and greatly appreciated. If you cannot join us to race and would still like to help, checks can be mailed to:

College of Charleston Sailing Association
Attn: Greg Fisher
66 George Street Charleston, SC 29424

If mailed please indicate that this donation is for Adaptive Sailing.

Please invite your friends to this event and spread the word.

See you on the water!

C of C Sailing Update. Harbor Cup, Navy Women’s, NP3, Eckerd Intersectional, St. Mary’s TR.

3-6-14

Have you checked our schedule recently?

This upcoming weekend is a big one for the College of Charleston Sailing Team as we will be sending teams to 5 different regattas across the country.

With this many Cougar sailors on the road, this will be the busiest weekend of the spring semester for the College of Charleston Sailing Team.

Here’s the list of this weekend’s events:
Port of LA Harbor Cup- Los Angeles, CA (offshore Team)
St. Mary’s Team Race- St. Mary’s, MD (dinghy Team)
Eckerd Intersectional- St. Petersburg, FL (dinghy Team)
Navy Spring Women’s- Annapolis, MD (dinghy Team)
North Points #3- Knoxville, TN (dinghy team)

Keep checking back as we will be sure to keep you updated on all 5 events, and remember to checkhttp://scores.collegesailing.org/ for live scoring from all the regattas.

3-8-14

It’s a huge weekend for College of Charleston Sailing as the team will be represented at 5 different regattas across the nation.

Stay tuned for updates, and read the official College of Charleston Athletics press release here: http://www.cofcsports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=69368&SPID=7838&DB_LANG=C&ATCLID=209428971&DB_OEM_ID=14800

Here’s your Saturday night Cougar sailing update:

Eckerd Intersectional: Down in St. Petersburg, the Cougars have been dominating through the first day of racing with a score of just 90pts through 10 races- leaving them at the top of the score sheet.

St. Mary’s Team Race: The C of C Sailing Team is holding a 3-1 record, which is good enough for third after day 1 of racing. The Cougars were warming up today despite the frigid temperatures, and are looking forward to tomorrow’s racing!

Harbor Cup: Out on the west coast, the Offshore Cougars made a huge jump into 5th after a solid day of racing. 4 races are scheduled for tomorrow, and the big boat sailors will look to keep climbing the scoreboard.

NP #3

Waiting on the breeze to fill at North Points #3 in Tennessee

North Points #3: C of C Sailing has clinched second overall at this one day event in Tennessee. Congratulations to our Cougars on a well-sailed event!
Navy Women’s: the Lady Cougars are sitting in 8th after day 1 of racing, they are looking forward to a full day of racing tomorrow.  We’ll be sure to keep you updated tomorrow as we wrap up the 4 remaining events!

 

3-9-14

The busiest weekend of the Spring semester is over and done with for the C of C Sailing Team, here is your#CougarSunday Update:

Eckerd Intersectional: The College of Charleston SailingTeam dominated at St. Petersburg, beating out the 7 team field to take home the victory; placing FIRST overall. Congratulations Cougars on an excellent event!

St. Mary’s Team Race: The Cougars finished an impressive SECOND in a very competitive 10 team fleet that played host to the top collegiate team-racing teams in the nation. C of C ended the event with a 10-4 record through 14 races.

LAYC Harbor Cup: After 3 days of intense racing, the Offshore Cougars managed a respectable FIFTH place finish. This edition of the Harbor Cup Invitational featured the top 10 Offshore Teams in the nation, providing stiff big-boat competition out in Los Angeles.

Navy Women

Lady Cougars at Navy

Navy Women’s: Our Lady Cougars have placed SEVENTH overall after 2 days of fleet racing with 20 of the top women’s teams in collegiate sailing. 

Congratulations go out to all of our sailors that competed this weekend, including the team that placed second at yesterday’s North Points #3 Regatta in Tennessee.

#GoCougars

 

Full scores from all this weekend’s events available here:http://scores.collegesailing.org/s14/

 

C of C Sailing Update. Bob Bavier Team Race, North Points #2.

2-28-14

It’s a big weekend for College of Charleston Sailing, with the first team race event of the Spring ’14 season taking place right here in Charleston- the Bob Bavier Team Race.

The Cougars will also be competing at Clemson, sailing the North Points #2 Event.

Here are the lineups for both regattas:
At the Bob Bavier Team Race, the Cougars will be sailing two teams- Jake Reynolds & Ali Blumenthal, Nick Johnstone & Seppie McAdams, and Ryan Davidson & Emmy Stuart will compete on one Cougar team, while Dodge Rees & Tierney Driscoll, Jack Jorgensen & Michaela Reynolds, and Reed Baldridge & Katherine Baker will sail on the other team.

At Clemson, the Cougars will be sailing Nicole Hause & Amy Kubie in A-fleet with Sarah Mackey and Katie Dowling in B-fleet.

Be sure to follow along with live scoring: http://scores.collegesailing.org/s14/

3-2-14

The Cougars have placed SECOND overall at the North Points #2 regatta in Clemson, and are currently sitting in THIRD after the first day of racing at the Bob Bavier Team Race event!

At NP #2, The College of Charleston Sailors edged out a competitive field of 12 other teams to score just 28pts through 5 races; tieing with first place team Clemson and narrowly losing the championship spot on a tie-breaker. Congratulations to our sailors on a great series!

Meanwhile, after day 1 of racing at the Bob Bavier Team Race regatta here in Charleston- the Cougars are in a comfortable third (just 1 win out of first), and looking to capitalize on a full day of racing today.
The second C of C team is sitting in ninth, and will also be looking to climb up the score sheet.
Yesterday, the Race Committee did an awesome job in getting 65 races off in a light and shifty breeze, it’ll be interesting to see what today’s racing has in store.

Follow along with the Bob Bavier Team Race:http://scores.collegesailing.org/s14/bob-bavier-team-race/

3-3-14

Another weekend is in the books for the College of Charleston Sailing Team, and the Cougars ended up finishing off the Bob Bavier Team Race event (hosted by Charleston) by placing FOURTH (12-9) and NINTH (4-14).

The Bob Bavier was the first team race event of the Spring season for the Cougars, and was truly competitive featuring 8 of the top 10 teams in the nation. Stand by for the official press release and photos.

Final Results:
http://scores.collegesailing.org/s14/bob-bavier-team-race/

The C of C Sailors are already focused and preparing for next weekend- which will see the Cougars fielding teams to 5 events across the nation; stay tuned!