March 14, 2005
Beautiful early-season conditions provided a fantastic atmosphere where many Division I schools took a pounding at the hands of the top sailing schools from the East in 420 class sloops. 32 races were covered in two days under a ripping current that propelled the teams under the
The Engineers sailed well all weekend, securing first place in the first and last race in A-division. JM Modisette skippered all 32 races, backed by crews Cha-ling O'Connell and B. Boschco. Tech's total in A-division was just off Brown's pace, ensuring a successful opening tilt and second place in the team standings.
All six MIT sailors factored into Tech's high finish. Freshman Jack Field skippered B-division to a second-place finish as well, outmaneuvering Roger Williams in the last two races to slide up from third. Crews Emma Bassein and Chuck Head anchored the boat's attack.
The Engineers next head to