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Posts from May 2014

St. Mary’s City, Md. (May 31, 2014) – Today was the first day of racing for the APS Team Race National Championship on the St. Mary’s River at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Sixteen collegiate teams from across the nation qualified to compete in this event for the national title and the Walter C. Wood Trophy, awarded to the winning team.
Annapolis, Md. (May 30, 2014) – The Quantum Women’s Sailor of the Year was announced during an awards presentation at the Robert Crown Center at the U.S Naval Academy after racing at the Sperry Top-Sider Women’s National Championship. This is awarded annually to an individual who has performed at the highest level of competition in district and national championships. The ICSA All-America committee evaluates with great detail all of the finalists’ results and calculates the winner.
Annapolis, Md. (May 30, 2014) – Today was the last day of racing for the Sperry Top-Sider Women’s National Championship on the Severn River at the U.S. Naval Academy. Eighteen women’s collegiate teams raced for the Gerald C. Miller Trophy and Dartmouth College came out the victor for the second year in a row.
Annapolis, Md. (May 29, 2014) – The Sperry Top-Sider Women’s National Championship continued today on the Severn River at the U.S. Naval Academy. Eighteen collegiate teams advanced from the previous two days of competing in the semi-finals to make it to the finals racing. The teams are vying for the national title and the Gerald C. Miller Trophy.
Annapolis, Md. (May 28, 2014) – Racing continued today on the Severn River at the U.S. Naval Academy in the second day of the Sperry Top-Sider Women’s Semi-Finals. Twenty-eight collegiate sailing teams from across the nation qualified to compete in these semi-finals to determine the top 18 teams who will advance to the finals, which begin tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. The 28 teams are divided into two fleets of 14 teams, Western and Eastern Semi-Final groups, the top nine from each fleet will make up the 18 teams who compete in the final. Today the fleets swapped the type of boats that they were sailing from yesterday, so the Western fleet sailed in Z420s and the Eastern fleet sailed in FJs. The courses were again windward leeward with four legs.
Annapolis, Md. (May 27, 2014) – The 2014 Intercollegiate Sailing Association’s series of National Championships began today on the Severn River in Annapolis, Md. at the U.S. Naval Academy with the Sperry Top-Sider Women’s Semi-Final Championship. The semi-finals are the precursor and qualifying event for the Women’s National Championship slated to begin Thursday, May 29 at 9:30 a.m.
Annapolis, Md. (May 23, 2014) – The Intercollegiate Sailing Association’s (ICSA) three national championships, Sperry Top-Sider Women’s National Semi-Final and Final Championship, APS Team Race National Championship, and the Gill Coed Dinghy National Semi-Final and Final Championship commence Tuesday, May 27. The Women’s event will last for four days immediately followed by the Team Race Championship on May 31, lasting for three days and the Coed Championship on June 3, lasting for four days. The events will be sailed in LaserPerformance Z420s – a new lighter and stiffer style 420 – and Club Flying Juniors (CFJs). The U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. and St. Mary’s College of Maryland in St. Mary’s City, Md. will be sharing the hosting duties for the three events. These championships are the culmination of two seasons of intense competition and include the top schools from across the nation vying for the championship titles.