Ike Geiger Team Race Regatta

Summary

Saturday, March 16:

A gnarly WNW breeze promised exciting conditions bordering on epic at times. The turbo FJs were rigged with the smaller 'gold standard' mainsails and storm jibs. There were spectacular wipe outs all day as the breeze tried to work right into the NW but the stubborn westerly just kept hammering back. The anemometer had wind speed at a constant 25-35 knots with gusts to 42.

The Rhody Rams had a spectacular day minimizing their swimming and ended the round with a 6-1 record followed by the home team Engineers with The Terriers and Brown Bears just behind them. Special thanks go to Coach Mike Kalin who was rescuing swimmers and assisting capsized sailors all day long. Members of the sailing team- Zoe Lallas, Maile Jin, Charles Lindsay, & David Morejon assisted with scoring and finishing the 28 races over 10 flights.

More action tomorrow...

Franny Charles, MIT Sailing Master

Sunday, March 17:

Much more sedate conditions were welcomed by the eight teams at the Geiger Trophy today. The larger 'blue ribbon' sails were used along with full sized jibs on the lively Whitecap Composite FJs. Non-stop sailing with no swimming let the sailors work through a second complete round robin.

The Rhody Rams had their Irish on as they dominated the day again and came away with a win over the tough fighting Terriers from BU. MIT filled out the remainder of the podium followed by the Huskies from Northeastern.

Many thanks to MIT Coach Mike Kalin for expertly tweaking buoys as the westerly and northerly breeze cells fought and mixed over the tricky Charles River. David Alfonso recorded and entered scores all day long.

Franny Charles, MIT Sailing Master

Final Results

#SchoolTeamRec.SkippersCrews
1Rhode IslandUniversity of Rhode IslandRams12/2Brendan Read '19Lauren Richards '19
Dakota Northrup '19Taylor Borges '21
Luke Ingalls '21Caroline Rocchio '20
Ryan Geib '19
Ian Nannig '19
Caitlin Abel '21
2Boston UniversityBoston UniversityTerriers10/4Collin Alexander '20Trent Chismar '22
Kyle Dochoda '21Erica Brown '21
Casey Cabot '21Charles Honke '20
Josh Dochoda '20Kyle Dochoda '21
3MITMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyEngineers8/6James Peraire-Bueno '19Lynn Liu '20
Dana Haig '22Tiffany Xi '19
Annie Hughes '19Noa Yoder '19
Connor Chung '20Abigail Lee '20
Ivan Shestopalov '21Brooke McGoldrick '20
Sarah Caso '19
4NortheasternNortheastern UniversityHuskies7/7Jackson Hamilton '19Jacqueline Berlin '19
Santiago Hirschmann '23Jon Ewing '21
Ted Bjerregaard '23Alexandra Nygren '20
*5BrownBrown UniversityBears6/8John Mastrandrea '20Megha Malpani '19
Jack Murphy '22Sawyer Balint '20
Tucker Weed '22Jack Papetti '21
Abigayle Konys '19
**6Roger WilliamsRoger Williams UniversityHawks6/8Cameron Wood '22Kylie Freitas '20
Kelsey Shakin '19 *Kristi Dolan '20
Madeline Pope '21Ariana Smaldone '20
7HarvardHarvard UniversityCrimson4/10Jackson Wagner '19Gayatri Balasubramanian '21
Jonas Nelle '21Zennie Wey '20
Francis Doyle '22Iulianna Taritsa '20
8VermontUniversity of VermontCatamounts3/11Lolly Vasilion '22Lucy Mulvihill '22
Joshua Stone '20Isabella Arnaboldi '21
Thomas Harden '20Helen Field '21
Vincent Yannelli '19
Sym.Explanation
*Number of races won when tied teams met (2)
**Number of races won when tied teams met (1)