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Boston Dinghy Club Challenge Cup 2013 - Fleet survives blustery breeze

by Matthew Lindblad on 24 Mar 2013
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Boston Dinghy Club Challenge Cup 2013. 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.

Five races to be held on Sunday.

Score Summary

1.Brown University Bears (197 points)
2.Boston College Eagles (199 points)
3.Stanford University Cardinal (207 points)
4.Massachusetts Institute of Technology Engineers (208 points)
5.Roger Williams University Hawks (231 points)
6.Tufts University Jumbos (232 points)
7.Harvard University Crimson (266 points)
8.Yale University Bulldogs (283 points)
9.University of Vermont Catamounts (291 points)
10, University of Rhode Island Rams (309 points)
11.Connecticut College Camels (364 points)
12.Boston University Terriers (390 points)
13.U. S. Coast Guard Academy Bears (397 points)
14.Hobart and William Smith Colleges Statesmen (413 points)
15.Dartmouth College Big Green (427 points)
16. University of Michigan Wolverines (536 points)
17.Columbia University Lions (551 Boston Dinghy Club Challenge Cup 2013

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