by Greg Fisher
Saturday morning, 10 schools and 14 teams were greeted at the C of C Stewart Walker center with a five to eight mph North easterly breeze. Five races, sailed in both the FJ and 420 fleets, were sailed in front on the Charleston Harbor marina before the breeze shut off and the raging current required a lunch break.
2012 SAISA/MAISA final at Charleston
At 1:30pm a light southeasterly filled and five more nice races were sailed on Crab Bank before the breeze and daylight finally disappeared. Sunday the fleet sailed out to a nice four to eight northwesterly breeze that allowed the final four races to be completed in short order in the river and the full rotation was completed by 11:30am.
Congrats to the Charleston Cougars 2 team for their victory over the JU Dolphins...and everyone in SAISA is proud to the see the growing JU team perform so well. Congrats to Coach Jon Faudre and his team for a job well done! Congrats as well to the USF Bulls 2 team for their third place finish.
Thanks too, to all the Cougars and Patrick Rogers who helped run a nice event in some beautiful Charleston Fall Sailing.
We all look forward to hosting the ACC's next weekend!