ICSA/LP Women's Singlehanded Champs

Summary

Friday, November 8:

A cold and windy day in Newport for the first day of the College Sailing/Laser Performance Women's Singlehanded National Championship. Sailors braved temps in the 40's (without the wind chill) and a westerly breeze between 14 and 20 knots with some puffs in the mid 20's. Lots of capsizes and 6 races sailed on W4 courses. One protest was filed resulting in a DSQ. Thanks to judges Peter Johns, John Pratt, and Anderson Regio. A huge thanks to Salve Regina University and all the Brown Sailors for running the races.

Arielle DeLisser from Hobart/William Smith leads after the first day. First race scheduled for 10:30am on Saturday.

Saturday, November 9:

Another cold day in Newport on the second day of the College Sailing/Laser Performance Women's Singlehanded National Championship. Sailors braved brisk temps in the 40's and a westerly breeze that went W/SW in the afternoon. Breezes were lighter than yesterday ranging between 8 to 16 knots with some slightly higher puffs. 6 more races were sailed on W4 courses, totaling 12 so far. no protests were filed. Thanks to judges Peter Johns, John Pratt, Kerry Sullivan, and Elizabeth Barry. A huge thanks to Salve Regina University and all the Brown Sailors for running the races on another really cold day on the powerboat.

Erika Reineke from Boston College leads the fleet. First race scheduled for 10:30am on Sunday.

Great pictures can be found at https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.756136154412552.1073741850.423900690969435&type=3&uploaded=120 taken by Rob Migliaccio and http://catebrownphoto.photoshelter.com/gallery-collection/ICSA-Singlehanded-Champs-2013/C0000.m6Qa.NmKUM taken by Cate Brown.

Sunday, November 10:

The final day of the College Sailing/Laser Performance Women's Singlehanded National Championship brought warmer temperatures and great conditions. Temps were in the 50's and winds were from the Southwest at 12-18 knots with a strong flood tide for most of the races. Five of the final six races were sailed on W4 courses, and the last race (#18) was a W3 course. No protests or breakdowns.

Thanks to our great team of judges: Peter Johns, John Pratt, Kerry Sullivan, Elizabeth Barry, and Anderson Reggio. A huge thanks to everyone who helped run the event: Salve Regina University and their Head Coach John Ingalls, Colin Smith (Brown '13), Grace Adam, and all of the Brown Sailors (Peter Bailey, Reid Secondo, James Barry, and Nicole Quattrocchi). Thanks to Marlow Ropes, our supporting sponsor, who provided mainsheets to all of the competitors, and to Team One Newport and Martha Pitt for providing winter hats to all of the competitors and support at the event. Huge huge thanks to our title sponsor, Laser Performance, and LP Representative Nick Ewenson who provided 36 awesome boats and support for the event. Nick was on the water helping with any boat issues and moving marks as well and we cannot thank him enough. Thanks to everyone who supplied coach boats: Jack McGuire provided his J-29, Brian Swingly and the Coast Guard Academy, Bill Healy and Zack Leonard from Yale, Mike O'Connor and Bern Noack from Harvard, Pearson Potts Sr. provided two powerboats, Pieter Taselaar provided his 38' powerboat on Saturday, and Sail Newport provided three powerboats. Thank you ICSA President Mitch Brindley for coming out and being the ICSA Representative and keeping the coaches in line. And lastly, thanks to Brad Read, Kim Hapgood, Anderson Reggio, and Sail Newport for allowing us to host the event at their incredible venue during a difficult time of year and for all of their support.

Congratulations to Erika Reineke '16 from Boston College on winning the Janet Lutz Trophy as the College Sailing Women's Singlehanded National Champion for the second year in a row. Arielle DeLisser '14 from Hobart/William Smith finished second and Christina Frost '16 from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy finished third.

Great pictures can be found at https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.756136154412552.1073741850.423900690969435&type=3&uploaded=120 taken by Rob Migliaccio and http://catebrownphoto.photoshelter.com/gallery-collection/ICSA-Singlehanded-Champs-2013/C0000.m6Qa.NmKUM taken by Cate Brown. Thanks to Rob and Cate for the incredible pics!

We'll see many of you back in Newport, RI for the 2015 College Sailing Spring National Championships.

Score summary

SchoolTeamATOT
1Boston CollegeErika Reineke '164949
2Hobart & William SmArielle DeLisser '146969
3Coast GuardChristina Frost '169393
4BrownSky Adams '149595
5StanfordMolly McKinney '14107107
6NavyMarissa Lihan '14109109
7StanfordSarah Mace '14116116
8St. Mary'sCatherine Shanahan '15136136
9Hobart & William SmBrooke Lyon '14143143
10MITHanna Vincent '14193193
11WashingtonLily Grimshaw '15195195
12CharlestonRebekah Schiff '16221221
13Boston CollegeCarolyn Naughton '14227227
14CharlestonClerc Cooper '15229229
15YaleUrska Kosir '15236236
16NavyMary Hall '15252252
17MinnesotaAlison Kent '16303303
18TulaneJessica Oswalt '16326326

Score history

The following chart shows the relative rank of the teams as of the race indicated. Note that the races are ordered by number, then division, which may not represent the order in which the races were actually sailed.

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