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Saisa Women's Fall Championship - Sunny but Windless!

by Greg Fisher on 7 Oct 2013
CofC Women Claim SAISA Women’s Fall Dinghy Championship College Sailing ICSA
Sunday greeted the SAISA women racers with a very sunny, warm but windless morning. The fleet hesitated for about an hour and a half for a light sea breeze to materialize...which finally occurred and the first race started at 10:50.

Six sets were sailed in some nice, relatively steady 5-8mph southeast breeze with the typical ripping ebbing tide. Still the racing was good and rolling well until a storm developed and threatened the harbor.

Racing was postponed and the fleet brought back to the marina. Once the threat passed the fleet gathered for two more races, for a total of eight sets, in the Copper River right in front of the Yorktown. The racing was close but congrats go to the Eckerd Tritons for the win followed by Charleston and USF. There were no breakdowns or protests. Thanks to the Cougars for working hard to run a smooth fine event.

Score summary




School Team A
B
TOT

1 Eckerd Tritons 16
21
37

2 Charleston Cougars 16
23
39

3 South Florida Bulls 29
13
42

4 U. Miami Hurricanes 23
24
47

5 Jacksonville Dolphins 37
39
76

6 North Carolina State Wolfpack 47
48
95
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