2013-14 Yale Women's Sailing News
November 17, 2013
Bulldogs Finish Season Sixth
The Yale women’s sailing team’s fall season came to an anticlimactic close this weekend. After holding the No. 1 national ranking for most of the season, the Bulldogs finished sixth at the Women’s Atlantic Coast Championship hosted by Cornell.
November 14, 2013
No. 2 Bulldogs Prepare for Season Finale
The No. 2 Yale women’s sailing team will travel to Cornell in Ithaca, N.Y., this weekend for the Atlantic Coast Championships. This will be the Bulldogs’ final regatta before they enter their three-month winter offseason.
November 11, 2013
Kosir Battles Strong Winds at Nationals
The ICSA Women's Singlehanded Nationals concluded on Sunday after 18 races in strong winds. Junior Urska Kosir, representing the No. 1 Yale women's sailing team, finished 15th at the event. More information coming soon...
November 7, 2013
Kosir Ready for Nationals
This weekend, junior Urska Kosir will represent the No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team on the national stage. She will compete at the ICSA Women’s Singlehanded National Championship in Newport, R.I., which she qualified for by finishing third at the New England Singlehanded Championship one month ago.
November 3, 2013
No. 1 Bulldogs Qualify for ACCs
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team overcame challenging conditions on the Charles River this weekend to finish fourth at the Victorian Coffee Urn. This result qualifies the Bulldogs for the Atlantic Coast Championships which will be hosted by Cornell in Ithaca, N.Y., on Nov. 16 and 17.
October 31, 2013
ACCs Qualifier This Weekend
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team has been the team to beat all season. It finished third at its first regatta back in early September and hasn't been defeated since. However, everything has been a warm-up until now. This weekend the Bulldogs will race to keep their nearly perfect season alive. They are headed to Cambridge to race for the Victorian Coffee Urn and one of eight New England berths to the Women’s Atlantic Coast Championship.
October 27, 2013
No. 1 Bulldogs Come Through in the Clutch
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team pulled off a come-from-behind victory at the Stu Nelson Trophy this weekend. Yale’s B division boat won the last two races of the regatta to keep the team’s winning streak alive.
October 24, 2013
No. 1 Bulldogs Prepare for Heavy Air
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team will remain in-state this weekend to compete at the Stu Nelson Trophy hosted by Connecticut College. This will be the Bulldogs’ last tune-up event prior to the Victorian Coffee Urn, which will take place next weekend. The Victorian Urn serves as the qualifying event for the Women’s Atlantic Coast Championship.
October 20, 2013
No. 1 Bulldogs Win On Home Waters
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team stretched its winning streak to four regattas this past weekend by winning the Yale Women’s Intersectional. Eighteen schools competed in the event and 12 races were completed in each division over the course of the weekend.
October 17, 2013
No. 1 Bulldogs Host Intersectional This Weekend
After five weeks, the No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team is officially halfway through its fall season. It will begin the second half with a regatta at home. The Bulldogs are set to host 17 other schools for the annual Yale Women’s Intersectional this weekend.
October 14, 2013
No. 1 Bulldogs Win Biggest Regatta of the Fall
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team continued its winning streak this past weekend with a victory at the Women’s Navy Fall Regatta, hosted by the US Naval Academy. After 18 races, the Bulldogs finished 72 points ahead of second place.
October 10, 2013
Despite Shutdown, Bulldogs to Race at Navy
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team will send five sailors to the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., this weekend for the Navy Fall Women's Regatta. The event will take place in spite of the government shutdown which has caused the academy to cancel or postpone many other activities, including 20 percent of classes.
October 7, 2013
Kosir Qualifies for Nationals
Over the weekend, junior Urska Kosir of the No. 1 Yale women's sailing team finished third at the Women's New England Singlehanded Championship. This result earned her a berth to the ICSA Women's Singlehanded Nationals which will take place in Newport, R.I., in November.
October 3, 2013
Kosir to Race for Spot at Nationals
– Just two points separated junior Urska Kosir from qualifying for the ICSA Women’s Singlehanded National Championship last year. Every year, the top five finishers at the New England Women’s Singlehanded Championship earn berths to the nationals and she was sixth. The year before that, she was seventh. However, she has not given up and this weekend she will try again.
September 29, 2013
No. 3 Bulldogs On Top Again
The No. 3 Yale women’s sailing team claimed its second regatta victory of the season at the Regis Bowl this weekend. After 10 races on the Charles River, the Bulldogs finished 45 points ahead of the Boston University Terriers, their closest competition in the fleet of 16 teams.
September 26, 2013
No. 3 Bulldogs Headed North Again
Coming off a big win last weekend, the No. 3 Yale women’s sailing team looks to have a repeat performance at the Women’s Regis Bowl this weekend. The Regis Bowl is hosted by Boston University on the Charles River every fall. Last year the Bulldogs sailed to a third-place finish.
September 22, 2013
No. 3 Bulldogs Excel in New Boats
The No. 3 Yale women’s sailing team took a commanding lead at the Mrs. Hurst Bowl on Saturday and never looked back. After 16 races, the Bulldogs finished 24 points ahead of the second-place Dartmouth Big Green who hosted the event.
September 19, 2013
No. 3 Bulldogs Head to Hanover
Coming off of a third-place finish last weekend, the No. 3 Yale women’s sailing team will head to Hanover, N.H., this weekend for the Mrs. Hurst Bowl. Last year, the Bulldogs won this regatta by 58 points, so they will be looking to defend that victory. The regatta, hosted by Dartmouth, will be sailed in FJ’s on Lake Mascoma.
September 15, 2013
No. 3 Bulldogs Take Third
On its first weekend of racing since the spring, the No. 3 Yale women’s sailing finished third place out of 17 teams. This marks the fourth year in a row that the Bulldogs have finished in the top three at the Toni Deutsch Regatta. The regatta was hosted by MIT and sailed in FJs on the Charles River.
September 12, 2013
No. 3 Bulldogs Back In Action
The Yale women’s sailing team will return to competition this weekend after a three-month hiatus. After a sixth-place finish at the nationals in May, the Bulldogs now stand third in the preseason rankings. All but two sailors from last year’s team are returning and a promising class of freshmen is joining them.