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 […]


Sailing roster tested during competitive weekend

The Jumbos set sail for a busy weekend on Nov. 4–5, returning with impressive showings in numerous environments in both individual and team efforts. These regattas featured all along the East Coast, including two strong individual showings in sunny Florida. Senior Alp Rodopman and first-year Talia Toland competed at the highly competitive LaserPerformance Singlehanded Nationals at […]


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 […]


Coed and Women’s Sailing: Opening weekend sees Jumbos achieve high standings across races in several states

In the opening weekend of the fall 2017 season, Tufts sailing competed in a total of seven regattas across four states. The Jumbos’ top two co-ed boats traveled to Yale University to compete in the Harry Anderson Jr. Trophy. Tufts finished 11th out of 16 teams at the highly competitive event. In the final standings, the […]


Sailing team sets ambitious course for 2017

The quintessential sports coach prowls the sidelines with crossed arms, never more than a few dozen yards away from their players. Rarely, if ever, is anyone beyond shouting distance. Not so for Tufts sailing team coach Ken Legler, who often finds himself multiple states away from his athletes. That’s a result of the team’s unique schedule, […]


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