Saturday, September 18:

Saturday: Competitors arrived to a glassy Cooper River, sunny skies, and a high tide. A southeast wind filled in around 11:00. Sailors headed out to a wind that maxed out at 8-10 knots. The tide began to ebb rather hard. The “up hill” current led to several one minute rules, general recalls, and short beats. All courses were windward leeward style; W3’s, W4’s, & W5’s with offsets and gates. Dark skies and lightening winds enticed the RC to end racing after 6B. Sunday: Competitors arrived to a light northwest wind, cloudy skies, and a flood tide. Races 7 & 8 for both A & B divisions were Gold Cup courses; course 5. During race 8B the wind shifted to the north. Starting with race 9A the course was changed to a windward leeward style course; W4’s with offsets and gates. As the skies cleared the north wind died and the tide began to ebb. Sailors retreated to the marina. With the forecast of thunderstorms, a strong ebb tide, and no southerly in sight the sailors packed up and got on the road. Thanks to all of the undergraduate Cougars who helped run the event.

Score summary

2U. MiamiHurricanes271542
5South FloridaBulls494796
8Georgia TechGeorgia Tech5182133
10North CarolinaNorth Carolina6683149
11UNC WilmingtonUNC Wilmington10356159
12Florida TechFlorida Tech8686172
15DukeBlue Devils11394207
16North Carolina StateNorth Carolina State87130217
17Florida Gulf CoastEagles121106227
20Florida AtlanticFlorida Atlantic117146263

Score history

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