Boston Dinghy Club Challenge Cup

Summary

Saturday, March 23:

12 races were run for all divisions in fireflies and FJ in a blustery NW breeze. There were many capsizes in the gusts around 30 knots but competitors handled the cold conditions very well. Harvard's Mike O'Connor and undergrads Nick Gordan, Becka Frankel, Ansel Duff, and Colin Santangelo '11 ran the FJ course while MIT's Matt Lindblad and MIT undergrads Bruno Faviero(scoring), David Larson(finish), Sarah Mountjoy(finish), and Sam Albright ran the Firefly and Tech course. Also thanks to Aiden Doherty and MIT Sailing Master Fran Charles, dockmaster Wally Corwin. Judges John Pratt, Tripp Allen, Greg Kiely, Jeff and Lianne Dusek heard several redress, protests, and breakdowns.

5 races to be held on Sunday.

Sunday, March 24:

Weather on day 2 of the BDCCC was sunny and warmish. Sailors completed 5 races in a shifty Northerly ranging from 4-10 knots. Courses were W3, W4, and W5. Harvard's Mike O'Connor and undergrads Nick Gordon, Luke O'Connor, and Jackie Cooley ran the FJ course while MIT's Matt Lindblad and MIT undergrads Bruno Faviero(scoring), Eamon Glackin MIT '12 and Aidan Doherty ran the Firefly and Tech course. Shoreside support from MIT Sailing Master Fran Charles and dockmaster Wally Corwin. Judges John Pratt, Jon Garrity (Harvard '09) heard several redress, protests, and breakdowns.

The Eagles pulled away from the pack and left MIT, Brown, Roger Williams and Stanford battling for second. Congrats to Boston College for winning the 84th Boston Dinghy Club Challenge Cup.

Score summary

SchoolTeamABCTOT
1Boston CollegeEagles8773105265
2MITEngineers8211197290
3BrownBears10211183296
4Roger WilliamsHawks75119110304
5StanfordCardinal1527993324
6TuftsJumbos12214876346
7HarvardCrimson149115105369
8YaleBulldogs130175125430
9VermontCatamounts133132176441
10Connecticut CollegeCamels156192119467
11Boston UniversityTerriers161175172508
12Hobart & William SmStatesmen215182170567
13DartmouthBig Green194179196569
14Coast GuardBears205196182583
15Rhode IslandRams158158285601
16MichiganWolverines239196281716
17ColumbiaLions249247257753

Score history

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