Sailing team wins Nickerson Trophy amidst nor’easter conditions

As the days become shorter and colder in the New England autumn, the sailing team looks to wrap up its successful season, competing in five regattas this past weekend. However, the Jumbos did not ease off the gas despite the relaxed schedule and the frigid air. On Thursday night, four lark boats, “Jumbalaya,” “Jumbutts,” “Jumblitty” and […]

Sailing team wins McGill Cup, posts impressive results at other regattas

The Jumbos outclassed their competition over the weekend, competing at various regattas throughout New England, and even one in Canada. The team sent two boats to the McGill Cup, which was hosted by the eponymous university in Montreal, Canada. Sophomores Evan Robison and Delilah Roberts handled the A Division boat under cloudy skies and a consistent breeze of 12 […]

Sailing team shines at various events, looks to finish fall schedule strong

The Jumbos’ fall season has reached its halfway point, with the sailors from Somerville having participated in over 30 regattas in six weeks. The team cranked out yet another seven-regatta weekend, posting impressive results and reinforcing their ability to compete at a high level. Sophomore Delilah Roberts noted that the conditions enabled the Jumbos to perform […]

Tufts set to sail through the elements in fall season

The Tufts sailing team has been beating the heat so far at Mystic Lake in preparation for its fall season, slated to begin on Sept. 8. The Jumbos will race in numerous regattas over the course of its scattershot fall schedule, which is unlike those of other teams. Tufts competes in the New England Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association, home to […]

Jumbos withstand weather to begin spring season

The Tufts sailing team braved tumultuous weather in announcing its return to competitive racing over the weekend. Unfortunately, the “bomb cyclone” that ripped across the East Coast forced the cancellation of many of the Jumbos’ scheduled regattas. Due to these circumstances, Tufts was unable to compete in the Thames River Team Race at Conn. College, the Women’s Inter-Conference […]

With qualifiers around the corner, sailing focuses on consistency

This weekend, the Tufts co-ed sailing team, No. 2 in the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association (NEISA) performance rankings, split its fleets among two interconference regattas: Truxtun Umsted and the Captain Hurst Bowl, hosted by Navy and Dartmouth, respectively. Meanwhile, the Tufts women’s sailing team competed in Branford, Conn. at an interconference regatta hosted by Yale. From […]

Jumbos net second out of 17 at Oberg Trophy Regatta

Despite strong winds and tumultuous racing conditions, the sailing team competed in five regattas around the Boston area and throughout New England this weekend, earning high rankings in most of its races. The co-ed team sent crews to race in the Midweek Firefly Invite at MIT, the Oberg Trophy at Northeastern, the Central Series at Boston College and […]