C of C Sailing Update. Truxtun Umsted.


The Truxtun Umsted Regatta kicks off tomorrow at Navy- and the Cougars are currently enroute to Annapolis.

The College of Charleston Sailing Team is one of eight schools in the 14-team, four-division field, ranked among the Top 20 in the country in Sailing World‘s latest college rankings.

Sophomore Jake Reynolds will skipper A-Division with junior All-American crew Ali Blumenthal and sophomore crew Beka Schiff while sophomore Ryan Davidson will skipper B-Division with sophomore crew Emily Stuart and senior crew Roy Shaw.

Competing in the laser divisions will sophomore Enrique Arathoon in C-Division and sophomore Reed Baldridge in D-Division.


Saturday night Cougar sailing update:

The College of Charleston Sailing Team is holding onto FIRST overall after day 1 of racing at the Truxtun Umsted regatta!

With 6 races completed across 4 divisions, the Cougars are out in front with just 100pts- giving them a nice lead as they head into day 2 of racing tomorrow in Annapolis, MD.

Helping the Cougars get to the top of the score sheet was Enrique Arathoon; posting just 12pts after 6 races in C division (Lasers).

The C of C Team will be looking to have another solid and consistent day of racing tomorrow to wrap up the series.

Scores: http://scores.collegesailing.org/s14/truxtun-umsted/full-scores/



Cougars dominate at the Truxtun Umsted; taking FIRST overall and claiming the regatta championship!

The College of Charleston Sailing Team sailed an impressive regatta to take the 4 division Truxtun Umsted Trophy by 85pts.
After 14 races in Annapolis, the Cougars finished the regatta with just 211pts; largely in part due to consistent low-point sailing in both C & D divisions. The C of C Sailing Team would like to thank Navy for hosting a successful event!

Congratulations to all of our Cougars on a great weekend of sailing up North!

Full scores: http://scores.collegesailing.org/s14/truxtun-umsted/full-scores/

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


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…


‘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


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!


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.

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


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.


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.

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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!



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.



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


C of C Sailing Update. Truxton Umsted, St. Mary’s Womens.


The top-ranked College of Charleston Sailing coed and seventh-ranked women’s sailing teams are out competing in 2 regattas this weekend!

At the four-division Truxton Umsted, the Cougars will sail senior All-American skipper Ben Spector along with sophomore crew Morgan Buckley and freshman crew Ryan Davidson in A-Division, while senior Chris Banholzer skippers B-Division with the crew of sophomore Tierney Driscoll and senior Jeff Aschieris. Junior Enrique Arathoon, will make his C of C collegiate debut in C-Division of the Truxtun Umstead, while junior Roy Shaw races in D-Division.

Over at the St. Mary’s Women’s regatta, sophomore skipper Clerc Cooper and junior crew Elizabeth Chambers will compete in A-Division, while sophomore skipper Kayla Gibson is joined by senior crew Sarah Scudder and freshman crew Beka Schiff in B-Division.

“I have confidence in our team that we will see some good racing this weekend,” CofC Head Coach Ward Cromwell said. “If everyone can remain consistent, we will be competitive at each event.”

Press Release: http://www.cofcsports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=14800&ATCLID=206777560

Live Scoring: http://scores.collegesailing.org/

As Saturday draws to a close, so does day 1 of racing for the College of Charleston Sailing Team as they compete in 2 events this weekend.

At the Truxton Umsted event, the Cougars are sitting in SECOND overall- only 10pts out of first, after only 4 races being completed.

At the St. Mary’s Women’s regatta, the Lady Cougars are holding on to eighth overall after day 1 of racing.

Comment below and wish the Cougars GOOD LUCK heading into Sunday’s racing!

Scores are available here: http://scores.collegesailing.org/


The College of Charleston Sailing Team has placed THIRD overall at the 20 team Truxton Umsted event hosted by Navy this past weekend.

Also, The Lady Cougars end the St. Mary’s Womens regatta with a respectable SEVENTH overall after competing with some of the top women’s teams in the country.

Good job to all Cougar Sailors that competed this past weekend!

Scores and regatta reports are available here: http://scores.collegesailing.org/s13/

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.


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/



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.


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.


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


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.