Sailing Races to Third-Place Finish at Hoyt Trophy

Emily Wang sails on the Charles at practice.
Photo courtesy of Gil Talbot.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard sailing competed in four regattas over the weekend, highlighted by a third-place finish scoring 223 points at the Sherman Hoyt Trophy hosted by Brown University. It was a gorgeous weekend at the Ted Turner Sailing Pavilion at the Edgewood Yacht Club with winds ranging between five to eight knots on Saturday and 12-14 knots Sunday. In the A-Division, junior skipper Eli Burnes along with crew members junior Emily Wang and sophomore Eric Hansen raced to a fifth-place performance, scoring 123 points. In the B-Division of the regatta, sophomore Emma Kaneti and junior Emma Jakobson racked up just 100 points, earning the Crimson a fourth-place finish.

On the Charles River at the Harvard Invitational, the Crimson raced to a fifth-place mark. In the A-Division, junior skipper Owen Shafer and first-year Christopher Wang sailed to fifth-place division performance. The regatta was Wang's debut with Harvard. Sophomore skipper Paul Kuechler competed in the B-Division with sophomore Katie Barkin and first-year Bridget Sands, who raced to a seventh-place finish, scoring 40 points.

The final pair of regattas for the Crimson over the weekend were the Hood Trophy and Mrs. Hurst Bowl, 10th- and 12th-place finishes, respectively.

Up Next

Upcoming regattas for the Crimson include the Women's Showcase at Connecticut College, the Danmark Trophy hosted by Coast Guard, the Smith Trophy at MIT and the Lark Invitational hosted by Tufts. All regattas will take place next weekend, Sept. 28-29.