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 posts impressive results at sextet of regattas

After another tiresome weekend chockfull of multi-day regattas, the Jumbos show no signs of slowing down. Despite the jammed schedule, the team produced a wave of energy to compete at a high level. This was immediately apparent at the George Warren Smith Trophy, hosted by MIT. Tufts’ two entrants faced 18 other boats, including local rivals […]


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 make waves in 2018 season

After braving the wild New England weather in the late-winter and early-spring months, the Tufts sailing team posted strong results in a handful of championship regattas. The women’s team qualified for the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association Championships (ICSA) semifinals later this month with its performance at the New England Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (NEISA) Championship in New London, Conn. from […]


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 […]


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 […]


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