2014-15 Yale Women's Sailing News
April 26, 2015
Five Bulldogs Awarded All-New England Honors
At the conclusion of the New England Women’s Championship, the NEISA Awards committee announced the 2015 Women’s All-New England first and second teams as well as individual awards to honor the best sailors in the district.
April 26, 2015
No. 1 Bulldogs Qualify for National Semifinals
This weekend the No. 1 Bulldogs placed third at the New England Women’s Championship, qualifying themselves for this May’s Sperry Top-Sider National Semifinal Championship. The top 18 boats at the semifinal will continue to the final round, the National Championship.
April 23, 2015
No. 1 Bulldogs to Sail National Qualifier
This weekend the No. 1 Bulldogs will head to Boston to compete for one of eight spots to the 2015 Sperry Top-Sider Women’s National Semifinal Championship. This regatta, called the Reed Trophy, is being hosted by Boston College at the Savin Hill Yacht Club in Z420s and FJs.
April 19, 2015
No. 1 Bulldogs Win President's Trophy
This weekend the No. 1 Bulldogs placed first at the President’s Trophy, hosted by Boston University on the Charles River. This is the Bulldogs' second win of the season.
April 17, 2015
No. 1 Bulldogs to Sail Last Regatta of Regular Season
The No. 1 Bulldogs will be sending a team to Boston University this weekend for the President’s Trophy, the last regatta before the national qualifiers. The event will take place on the Charles River in BU’s fleet of FJs.
April 12, 2015
No. 1 Bulldogs Win Emily Wick Trophy
This weekend the No. 1 Bulldogs placed first at the Emily Wick Trophy hosted by the Coast Guard Academy. This is the third year in a row that the Bulldogs have won the event.
April 9, 2015
No. 1 Bulldogs to Sail on Thames
This weekend the No. 1 Bulldogs will head to the Coast Guard Academy to compete in the Emily Wick Trophy. They will be sailing on the Thames River in New London, Conn., in Z420s and FJs.
April 5, 2015
No. 1 Bulldogs Brave Strong Breeze and Place Fifth
After braving high wind speeds and cold water and air temperatures, the No. 1 Bulldogs finished fifth at the Dellenbaugh Trophy hosted by Brown University.
April 3, 2015
Bulldogs Top the Rankings
On Tuesday the Yale women’s sailing team was named to the top of the college sailing rankings along with the Yale coed and team race teams. Two Bulldogs were also named NEISA women’s sailors of the week.
March 29, 2015
Young Team Excels at Duplin Team Race
This weekend the No. 3 Bulldogs, with a team of majority underclassman skippers, took second at the Duplin Trophy. The only women’s team race of the year, the event was co-hosted by Brown and Tufts at Brown University’s Edgewood Yacht Club.
March 26, 2015
No. 3 Bulldogs to Compete in Team Race at Brown
This weekend the Yale women’s sailing team will be heading to Providence, R.I., for the Duplin Trophy, a women’s team race.
March 22, 2015
No. 3 Bulldogs Finish Second at St. Mary’s Inter-Conference
This weekend the Bulldogs persevered shifty, unpredictable winds to finish second at the St. Mary’s Women’s Inter-conference. Each division sailed 14 races with a windward-leeward course in Z420s and FJs.
March 19, 2015
No. 3 Bulldogs Return to Maryland
This weekend the No. 3 Bulldogs will end spring break where they started it: St. Mary’s City, Md. There, they will compete against 17 other teams in the St. Mary’s Women’s Inter-conference. They will be sailing in Z420s and FJs.
March 15, 2015
Extreme Wind Conditions Do Not Stop the Bulldogs
The limited amount of racing that took place this weekend did not prevent the No. 3 Bulldogs from performing – they placed fourth out of twenty teams at the Navy Women’s Intersectional.
March 12, 2015
No. 3 Bulldogs to Face Strong Breeze and a Competitive Fleet This Weekend
The No. 3 Bulldogs will head to Annapolis, Md., this Friday upon the conclusion of their spring training at St. Mary’s College of Maryland to compete in their second regatta of the season, the Women’s Navy Intersectional. They will be competing against 19 other teams in the US Naval Academy’s fleets of FJs and Z420s.
March 2, 2015
No. 3 Bulldogs Place Third in Charleston
This weekend the No. 3 Bulldogs finished third at the Charleston Women’s Inter-conference despite tricky wind conditions and strong current.
February 27, 2015
No. 3 Bulldogs to Begin Season in South Carolina
The No. 3 Yale women’s sailing team is going to sunny South Carolina this weekend to compete in their first regatta of the spring season, the Charleston Women’s Interconference. This is the first time the Bulldogs will be hitting the water since the Women’s Atlantic Coast Championships in November.
February 4, 2015
Isler Elected 2015 Women’s Sailing Captain
On Thursday in the Varsity room of the Ray Tompkins House, the No. 3 Yale women’s sailing team elected junior Marly Isler as the 2015 captain.
November 16, 2014
Underclassmen Secure an Impressive Eighth-Place Finish at Women’s ACCs
This weekend a group of underclassmen, with the help and leadership of senior captain Katherine Gaumond, placed eighth in a deep fleet of 18 teams at the Atlantic Coast Championships. The regatta was held by MIT on the Charles River in their fleets of Fireflies and new Turbo FJs.
November 12, 2014
No. 1 Bulldogs to Compete in Final Regatta of the Fall Season
This weekend the No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team will be heading to MIT for the most competitive regatta of the fall season, the Atlantic Coast Championships. The Bulldogs will be sailing against 17 teams from all over the east coast, who each had to qualify in their district to be able to sail this event.
November 2, 2014
No. 1 Bulldogs Qualify for ACCs
After two brutally cold days of racing, the No.1 Yale women’s sailing team finished in second place at the Victorian Coffee Urn, securing themselves a spot at the Atlantic Coast Championships which will be held on Nov. 15 and 16 at MIT.
October 30, 2014
No. 1 Bulldogs to Sail ACC Qualifier
On Friday night the Yale women’s sailing team will drive to cold Enfield, N.H., where racing is to take place on Saturday and Sunday for the Victorian Coffee Urn. The regatta, hosted by Dartmouth, will act as the New England qualifier for the Women’s Atlantic Coast Championship and will be sailed in FJs and Z420s.
October 26, 2014
Bulldogs Back on Top
This weekend proved to be a successful one for the Yale women’s sailing team with a convincing win at the Stu Nelson Trophy and a return to the top of the college sailing rankings.
October 23, 2014
No. 2 Bulldogs to Race for the Stu Nelson Trophy
The No. 2 Yale women’s sailing team will be competing close to home this weekend at the Stu Nelson Trophy hosted by Connecticut College. The regatta will be sailed in FJs on the Thames River and will serve as the Bulldogs’ last regatta in preparation for the Victorian Coffee Urn, the qualifier for the Women’s Atlantic Coast Championship.
October 19, 2014
No. 2 Bulldogs Defend Home Waters
This weekend the No. 2 women’s sailing team won the Yale Women’s Intersectional for the second year in a row, finishing with a 37-point margin over the second-place team. 18 teams competed and sailed 14 races in Yale’s fleets of Z420s and FJs.
October 16, 2014
No. 2 Bulldogs to Sail at Home
The No. 2 women’s sailing team will be competing on Long Island Sound, the Bulldogs’ home venue, this weekend for the Yale Women’s Intersectional. The two-division regatta will be sailed in Z420s and FJs at the McNay Family Sailing Center in Branford, Conn.
October 13, 2014
Young Bulldogs Demonstrate Potential at Navy Fall Regatta
This weekend the No. 3 Bulldogs finished in 12th at the Women's Navy Fall Intersectional. A total of 14 races were completed in the US Naval Academy's fleets of Z420s, FJs and Laser Radials.
October 9, 2014
No. 3 Bulldogs to Compete at U.S. Naval Academy
The No. 3 women’s sailing team will be driving down to Annapolis, Md., this weekend for the Women’s Navy Fall Regatta, one of the biggest intersectionals of the fall season. The regatta is a three-division event, to be sailed in FJs, Z420s and Laser Radials. A and B division will be sailed in both FJs and Z420s, while C division will sail the entire regatta in the Radial.
October 5, 2014
Breezy Conditions Challenge Isler and Huebner
This weekend proved to be a challenge for junior Marly Isler and freshman Claire Huebner who sailed the New England Women’s Singlehanded Championship on Long Island Sound in strong wind speeds of 18-22 knots on Saturday and 13-16 knots on Sunday. The Bulldogs finished in 11th and 17th place respectively in an experienced fleet of 18 boats.
October 3, 2014
Isler and Huebner to Compete in New England Singlehanded Championship
This weekend junior Marly Isler and freshman Claire Huebner are traveling to New London, Conn., to compete at the New England Singlehanded Championship, the qualifier for the Women’s Singlehanded National Championship.
September 28, 2014
No. 3 Bulldogs Win President’s Trophy
The No. 3 women’s sailing team finished first this weekend at the President’s Trophy hosted by Boston University. A total of three races were completed, the minimum number of races needed for an event to count as a regatta.
September 27, 2014
Bulldogs Back in Boston
This weekend the women’s sailing team is off to Boston to compete in the 45th President’s Trophy. Hosted by Boston University, the regatta will be sailed on the Charles River in BU’s fleet of FJs.
September 21, 2014
Bulldogs Finish Seventh
This weekend the Bulldogs placed seventh out of a total of eighteen teams at the Mrs. Hurst Bowl Regatta in Enfield, N.H. 18 races were sailed in FJs and Z420s on Lake Mascoma.
September 18, 2014
Bulldogs to Compete at the Mrs. Hurst Bowl
This weekend the women’s sailing team travels to Lake Mascoma in Enfield, N.H., to compete in the Mrs. Hurst Bowl Regatta, hosted by Dartmouth. The regatta will be sailed in Dartmouth’s fleet of FJ’s and new Z420’s.
September 14, 2014
Season Opener is a Learning Experience for Young Bulldogs
This weekend the Bulldogs finished tenth at the Tony Deutsch Regatta hosted by MIT. The regatta consisted of 14 races and was sailed in FJ’s and Fireflies, with A-division starting in FJs and B-division in Fireflies. A and B switched fleets after the first eight races on Saturday.
September 11, 2014
Bulldogs Excited to be Racing Again
After a second-place finish at nationals last spring and three weeks of pre-season training, the Bulldogs are eager to hit the water this weekend for the first regatta of the season – the Toni Deutsch Trophy at MIT. Several key players as well as many promising new sailors will represent Yale at regattas throughout the season in the hopes of maintaining if not improving upon the level of success reached by the women’s sailing team last spring.
August 19, 2014
Fall 2014 Season Around the Corner
With the fall season around the corner, the women’s sailing team will be returning to Yale in just a few days to begin pre-season training.
August 13, 2014
Coed and Women’s Sailing Teams Welcome Class of 2018
After losing six graduating seniors this past spring, the coed and women's sailing teams are excited to welcome a talented and passionate group of five sailors who are expected to make a lasting impact on Yale sailing and the Yale community as a whole.
August 5, 2014
Five Bulldogs Named to All-Academic Sailing Team
On August 5th, five members of the Yale coed sailing team – four also members of the Yale women’s sailing team – were named to the All-Academic Sailing Team by the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association.