Saturday started with light winds less the five knots out of the west south west with gusts maxing out at 6 knots. By noon winds had shifted to 3 knots from the east. Water was flat, and for November in Chicago the temperature was warm at 47 degrees. Boats left the dock at 9:15am with racing commencing at 9:45am, and the last race started at 3:47pm with the last boat out of the water at 4:20pm. Sailing was close and competitive with multiple teams vying for first. At the end of the day Michigan was in the lead with four other teams in contention. After one day we had completed 6 A division races and 4 B division races.
Sunday started with light and variable winds 3 knots and less out of the south. Boats left the dock at 8:45am and racing commenced at 9:11am. We were able to get in 3 B division races and 2 A division races before the wind shifted to the east and the wind died. The fleet was put under postponement at 1:35pm and the teams were taken off the water by crash boat then. Though the race committee attempted to scare up wind. The regatta was called at 2:50pm. Michigan was able to hold onto their lead and ended up winning the regatta as well as both divisions. The last time Michigan won the Timme Angsten Trophy was in 1977, thirty five years ago. Overall Wisconsin placed second and Minnesota placed third. In A Division Wisconsin was second and University of Buffalo third. In B division Wisconsin was second and Bates College third. Teams were on the road by 3:45pm.
|1||University of Michigan||Wolverines||16||17||33|
|2||University of Wisconsin||Badgers||23||18||41|
|*||3||University of Minnesota||Minnesota Women||24||27||51|
|*||4||University of Buffalo||Bulls||23||28||51|
|7||Michigan State University||Michigan State||48||60||108|
|9||University of Chicago||Maroons||62||71||133|
|10||Miami University||Miami University||72||65||137|
|11||University of Illinois - Chicago||Flames||65||74||139|
|12||Bowling Green State University||Bowling Green||70||71||141|
|13||University of Toledo||Toledo||91||93||184|
|*||Number of high-place (1) finishes|
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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