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Kathryn Hammond Memorial Regatta

by Kelly Troy on 24 Oct 2012
2012 Kathryn Hammond Memorial University of Texas Sailing Team https://www.facebook.com/UTSailingTeam
The 2012 Kathryn Hammond Memorial Regatta got underway on Saturday, 20th October. The day was beautiful, fall, Austin weather, partly cloudy and in the 80s all day. The first race of the day started at 10:00 with light winds, but filled in after that. Breeze was between 8-12 knots, gusts were up to 20 knots. Typical of Lake Travis, the breeze was shifty and varying in velocity.

Eight race were completed in A and B division. There were several capsizes in the heavier gusts. Texas A&M Galveston's coed team leads, with the University of Texas women's team trailing by eight points. Thank you Ravi Subramanian for being PRO and Nataleigh Vann and Alex Cockerill for mark set.

Sunday morning started with remarks from Daniel Hammond, Kathryn Hammond's brother, speaking about the life his sister lived so fully and thanking the regatta attendees for keeping her memory alive. Two races were sailed in A and B divisions, which finished a full rotation. The breeze was out of the south again, 12-16 knots. Again there were a few capsizes in the heavier puffs. Congratulations to Texas A&M Galveston to winning the regatta. Thank you Ravi Subramanian for being PRO, Kent Phillips for assisting with starts, and Barrett Fontenot and Cait Taylor for mark set.

Score summary

     

School

Team

A

 

B

 

TOT

 

1

TAMUG

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Aggies

11

 

22

 

33

 

2

UT

University of Texas

Longhorns

21

 

23

 

44

 

3

TUL

Tulane University

Green Wave

49

 

31

 

80

 

4

UT

University of Texas

Texas

46

 

56

 

102

 

5

TAMUG

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Aggies 2

75

 

35

 

110

 

6

 

University of Colorado at Boulder

Colorado

38

 

85

 

123

 

7

 

Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma City

69

 

66

 

135

 

8

 

University of North Texas

North Texas

68

 

77

 

145

 

9

 

University of Kansas

Kansas

94

 

65

 

159

 

10

SMU

Southern Methodist University

Southern Methodist

81

 

96

 

177

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