Jumbos qualify for national regatta with 11th-place finish

The Tufts sailing teams competed in a staggering seven regattas over the weekend, including two conference championship regattas. The top women’s squad finished 11th at the New England Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (NEISA) Championship in New London, Conn. Meanwhile, the co-ed team prepared for the upcoming New England Dinghy Championships with a sixth-place showing at the […]


Tufts competes in four regattas to gear up for championship events

The Tufts sailing team once again encountered shifty winds over the weekend, as its sailors participated in their last regattas before qualifiers. The Jumbos competed in four different regattas: the Owen/Mosbacher/Knapp Trophy at Kings Point, N.Y., the President’s Trophy hosted by Boston University, the Thompson Trophy at Conn. College and Northeastern’s Oberg Trophy. Tufts struggled in difficult conditions at […]


Even-keeled Jumbos stay focused despite tough results

The Tufts sailing team competed in a quintet of team racing regattas over the weekend, setting sail in three of the six New England states in the process. With qualification for the national competition on the line at the New England Team Racing Championship, the Jumbos turned in a disappointing 11th-place result. One year ago, […]


Sailors brave tricky weather at MIT, Bowdoin, elsewhere

The Tufts sailing team competed at a whopping six regattas over the weekend, with some sailors doubling up by competing in one location on Saturday and another on Sunday. Wind was certainly a prevailing theme of the weekend. Gusts at Tufts’ home course of Mystic Lake approached 15 knots at times, making maneuvering quite difficult for the competitors. “It […]


Tufts sailing wraps up action-packed spring break

In polar opposition to one’s stereotypical spring break, the Tufts co-ed and women’s sailing teams headed down to Maryland, where they competed in two regattas and trained for 10 consecutive days. The teams bonded through camping in tents and braving the elements. Though their training was intensive and physically draining, the Jumbos seized on their spring […]


Jumbos top podium at two regattas, place second at another

The Tufts sailing team participated in three competitions in the Boston area over the weekend. The Jumbos took second place in the Wood Trophy Team Race at Harvard, first at the MIT Team Race Invitational and posted the top three finishes at the Icebreaker Fleet Race at Tufts’ home venue of Mystic Lake. Conditions on the Charles River were […]


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 […]


Jumbo sailing makes waves at Mystic Lake

Tufts sailing steered past the competition over the weekend, with the co-ed team snagging first place out of 20 schools at the 35th Professor Stedman Hood Trophy on their home waters of Mystic Lake in Medford. The Tufts A and B Division teams finished with scores of 23 and 15 points, respectively, adding up to a total score of 38 points […]


Tufts places second in field of 18 at Atlantic Coast Dinghy Championship

Tufts’ co-ed sailing team capped off its fall season on the weekend of Nov. 12, racing close to home on the Charles. The team finished second out of 18 at the MIT-hosted Atlantic Coast Dinghy Championship. Tufts’ skipper senior Scott Barbano and sophomore crew Ian Morgan led the team over the weekend with a second place finish in […]


Rodopman finishes first in Singlehanded New England Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association Championship

It was a busy weekend for the Tufts sailing team as coach Ken Legler sent his sailors to eight different events. Two highlights of the weekend were the Singlehanded New England Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association Championships, where senior Alp Rodopman finished first out of 23 sailors, and the 34th interconference Professor Stedman Hood Trophy regatta, hosted by Tufts. Rodopman secured […]


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