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Honors to Dartmouth College sailing team mom!

by Justin Assad on 22 Sep 2013
2013 [ICSA] College Sailing Coed National Championship Day Two © John Payne Photography http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=398577277464&set=a.398576672464.157432.272527067464&type=1&theater
The Mrs. Hurst Bowl honors the wonderful Mrs. Christina Hurst, who has functioned as team mom for Dartmouth Sailing for some 30 years. Mrs. Hurst was on hand today to watch some of the racing, but had to leave early because she was celebrating her 88th birthday! We were excited to give her a great show, debuting two divisions on the water at the same time for the first time in Mascoma racing's history.

The sailing was phenomenal in a shifty 10-18 knot Southerly with some west in it, and some puffs into the 20s. In what must be a record for Saturday at a Dartmouth event, we completed 10 A and 11 B, and divisions switched after eight races.

Racing was in the Dartmouth FJ fleet and in the new Laser Performance Z420, which performed well for the sailors. We are excited to get the boats back out on the water tomorrow!


Special thanks to LP Rep Nick Ewenson, and enthusiast Meredith Nordhem for on the water judging and hearing protests, one of which resulted in a DSQ in race 6B. Nick and Meredith also did a lion's share of the work to get the boats on the water, and we really appreciate it! Finally, the Dartmouth shore ops crew of Hope Wilson '16 and Sarah Williams '16, and the RC crew of Emily Petno '16, Caroline Gray '16, and Nate Greason '17 did a killer job getting races off.

Looking forward to more action tomorrow!
Here is the Score summary

      School Team A   B   TOT
  1 YAL Yale University Bulldogs 33   39   72
  2 DART Dartmouth College Big Green 39   62   101
  3 BR Brown University Bears 52   89   141
  4 CGA U. S. Coast Guard Academy Bears 89   56   145
  5 GTN Georgetown University Hoyas 79   87   166
  6 HAR Harvard University Crimson 90   88   178
  7 RW Roger Williams University Hawks 89   92   181
  8 MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology Engineers 102   80   182
  9 BC Boston College Eagles 91   92   183
  10 BOW Bowdoin College Polar Bears 101   87   188
  11 CC Connecticut College Camels 90   113   203
  12 BU Boston University Terriers 112   102   214
  13 UVM University of Vermont Catamounts 102   113   215
  14 TUF Tufts University Jumbos 106   113   219
  15 NU Northeastern University Huskies 94   133   227
  16 USF University of South Florida Bulls 92   154   246
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