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 teams turn in competitive performances across New England

Both the co-ed and women’s sailing teams went out for a packed weekend schedule. The co-ed team raced in the Hatch Brown Trophy, the Nicholas Barnett Trophy and the Donaghy Bowl, while the women’s side sailed in the Regis Trophy. Meanwhile, both teams sent sailors to the two-day New England Singlehanded Championships at Boston College. The co-ed team […]


Tufts sailing circumnavigates New England on busy opening weekend

The Jumbos participated in an impromptu geography lesson to kick off their Fall season, setting sail all across New England in an action-packed first weekend. The team participated in six regattas between Saturday and Sunday, bringing home solid results despite shaking off some of the summer rust. Senior co-captain Ian Morgan was part of the […]


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 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 […]


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 […]


Sailing teams finish eighth in weekend regattas

Both of Tufts’ sailing teams, the co-ed and women’s squads, finished eighth in their respective regattas over the weekend. The co-ed team, which is ranked ninth nationally in the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA), participated in the Lynne Marchiando Trophy regatta at MIT on Saturday and Sunday. The Jumbos finished eighth out of 16 participating schools. The […]


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