2017-18 MIT Sailing News

  • Coed Sailing Team Finishes Third; Women Take Seven at Atlantic Coast Championships
    November 12, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (November 13) - The MIT sailing team finished their fall season at the Atlantic Coast Championships as the coed team took third place and the women’s team took seventh place overall.
  • Coed Sailing Wins Schell Trophy, Women Place Sixth At Urn Trophy as Both Qualify for ACC's!
    October 29, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 29) - The MIT sailing team had a very impressive showing this weekend at the New England Fall Championships. The coed team earned first place at the Schell Trophy, the women's team rallied for a sixth-place finish at the Victorian Coffee Urn and the freshmen placed tenth at the Nickerson Trophy. As a result, both the coed and the women's teams have qualified for the fall Atlantic Coast Championships which will take place in two weeks. A year ago, the coed team won the Atlantic Coast Championship for the first time in program history.
  • Sailing Competes In Five Regattas This Weekend
    October 19, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 23) - The MIT sailing team competed in five regattas late last week and over the weekend including in the Midweek Firefly, the Oberg Trophy, the Hoyt Trophy, the Central Series VI and the Mrs. Hurst Bowl. The Engineers had a top team finish of eighth which came at the Hoyt Trophy. Going into the weekend, the coed team was ranked No. 6 and the women’s team was ranked No. 13 in the country,
  • Sailing Finishes Fifth at New England Match Race Championship
    October 15, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 16) - The MIT sailing team competed in its first NEISA Fall Championship this weekend where the Engineers place fifth out of eight teams at the Match Race Championship at the Corinthian Yacht Club. Additionally, MIT placed fifth at the Captain Hurst Bowl and 16th at the Yale Women’s Intersectional.
  • Sailing Takes 14th At Moody Trophy
    October 08, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 9) - The MIT sailing team competed in one event this weekend as the Engineers claimed 14th place at the Moody Trophy hosted by the University of Rhode Island.
  • Long, Abate and Cho Earn NEISA Coed Sailor of the Week Accolades
    October 04, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 4) – After winning the B Division and leading the No. 12 coed sailing team to a second place overall finish at the Danmark Trophy over the weekend junior Trevor Long (Hockessin, Del.) and sophomores Marcus Abate (Kemah, Texas) and Julia Cho (Cupertino, Calif.) were selected as the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association’s (NEISA) Coed Sailors of the Week.
  • Sailing Excels At Danmark Trophy, Regis Bowl, Smith Trophy Over The Weekend
    September 30, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 2) - The 12th-ranked coed sailing team and the 15th-ranked women’s sailing team had an excellent weekend competed in four regattas at four different venues. The coed team finished second at the Danmark Trophy, third at the Harvard Invitational and fifth at the Smith Trophy, while the women’s squad took second at the Regis Bowl.
  • Sailing Finishes Fourth at Amanda Trophy To Highlight Weekend of Action
    September 24, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (September 25) - The MIT sailing team continued its success early this fall as the women’s squad finished fourth at the Amanda Trophy, while the coed program took seventh at both the St. Mary’s Fall Intersectional and the Hood Trophy.
  • Sailing Earns Victory at Central Series II
    September 16, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (September 18) - The MIT coed sailing team clinched first place at the Central Series II and fifth place at the Hatch Brown Trophy, while the women’s team finished 11th at the Stu Nelson Trophy as the Engineers competed in their second weekend of regattas on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Sailing Sees Four Named To 2016-17 ICSA All-Academic Team
    September 14, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (September 14) – Four sailors from the MIT sailing team were honored for their excellence in competition and in the classroom by the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) when the organization released its 2016-17 All-Academic Team selections. A total of 223 members from 50 institutions were honored this year.
  • Sailing Opens 2017 Fall Season at Six Regattas
    September 09, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (September 11) - The MIT sailing team opened its fall season with six regattas on the schedule. The Engineers finished second at the Lark Invitational, third at the FJ Invitational, fourth at both the Toni Deutsch Trophy and the Harry Anderson Trophy, sixth at the Philip Harman Cup and 13th at the Penobscot Bay Open.
  • Sailing Announces 2017 Recruiting Class Made Up Of Nine Student-Athletes
    September 07, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (September 7) – The MIT sailing team has announced its incoming class for the 2017-18 season as nine newcomers join the Engineers. MIT, under the direction of head coaches Matt Lindblad and Mike Kalin, is coming off a historic season which saw the Engineers win both the Coed Atlantic Coast Championship, the Boston Dinghy Challenge Cup and place eighth at the ICSA Laser Performance Team Race National Championship.
  • Sailing’s Jorlyn Le Garrec ’17 Awarded With Fulbright Scholarship
    August 11, 2017
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (August 11) – Recent sailing graduate Jorlyn Le Garrec (Pittsburgh, Pa.) along with three MIT undergraduate and two other recent alumni have been awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants to conduct independent research projects overseas during the coming academic year.
  • Sailing Releases 2017 Fall Schedule Ahead Of Opener On September 9
    August 09, 2017
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (August 9) – The MIT coed and women’s sailing teams have announced their schedule for the 2017 fall season, which will feature nine home regattas including the New England Match Race Championship slated for Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15, 2017. The Engineers will be under the direction of co-head coaches Matt Lindblad and Mike Kalin.