Sailing Seeks Title at New England Dinghy Championship

Sailing Seeks Title at New England Dinghy Championship

The Crimson placed 12th at the 2016 NE Dinghy Championships (Athletic Communications )

CAMBRDIGE, Mass. – The Harvard sailing team will conclude its regular season at the New England Dinghy Championships hosted by Boston College from April 29-30.  

About the New England Dinghy Championship
Boston College hosts the New England Dinghy Championship, a two-day regatta, where 18 teams will sail in FJ and Z420 vessels. Nine teams from the New England Championship will qualify for the 36-team ICSA Championship.
Projected Lineup*
A-division: Nick Sertl/Christine Gosioco
Heavy air specialist: Nomin-Erdene Jagdagdorj

B-division: Nick Karnovsky/Julia Lord
Heavy air specialists: Nick DiGiovanni/Kevin Coakley
*Lineups are subject to change
Sailors in Boston will see temperatures nearing 80-degrees on Saturday and southwesterly winds at 5-10 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. On Sunday, winds will shift to the northwest at 5-10 knots with temperatures cooling down to 60 degrees. The water will be nearing 50 degrees in Boston.
For an up-to-date forecast, please see Weather Underground.
Last Time Out
The Harvard sailing team split up this past weekend to compete in the 82nd Annual Boston Dinghy Challenge Cup at MIT, the George Morris Trophy at Boston University and the Jerry Reed Trophy at Brown. Harvard finished fifth at the Boston Dinghy Challenge Cup, 11th at the Reed Trophy and seventh at the George Morris Trophy.

In the Ranks
In Sailing World Magazine's latest poll, Harvard women's sailing clinched a 17th-place distinction and the coed squad received 20th-place accolades. Sailing World's College Rankings, presented by Zim Sailing and Gill, are determined by an open coaches poll.

NEISA Accolades
Kevin Coakley, Nick Karnovsky, Julia Lord and Jessica Williams were named NEISA Sailors of the Week for the span of March 11-17. The four sailors were awarded the weekly distinction for winning the B-Division of the Charleston Spring Coed Interconference.

Related: NEISA Sailors of the Week, Weekend 2, Spring 2017 

What's Next?
The results from the NE Dinghy Championships will determine the ICSA Coed National Championship bids.