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Fall Week One Report

September 16, 2015

The Rams were in lots of action just three days after the first practice with 5 events, three of which were trophy events. The coed team went down east to Maine Maritime in Castine Maine for the Penobscot Bay Open and the Harman Trophy. The PBO was a qualifier for the Danmark and the Harman…

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40 Potential Walk-Ons at First Night

September 7, 2015

First Night is an annual bazaar for incoming freshmen with virtually every organization on campus competing for the attention of the new class. The Sailing Team attracted a very high quality group of prospects. Seventeen skippers signed up, about half who also crew. Some are certain to add important depth to the team. On the…

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40 New and Returning Sailors at Pre-Season

September 7, 2015

Pre-season is always a challenge as dorms and off campus housing are not available, but 40 new and returning team members found a way to make it happen. We had a great 3 day session September 2-4, going to the Harbor of Refuge all three days with 16 boats to experience some open water sailing.…

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Lady Rams Move on to Finals

May 28, 2015

Yesterday the Lady Rams finished a solid 5th in the Eastern Semifinal Regatta hosted by Salve Regina and Brown in Newport, RI. After a terrific nationals training period, highlighted by two great days training with the Coast Guard team in New London and an awesome day training outside of the Harbor of Refuge in Pt.…

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Lady Rams Qualify for ICSA Nationals

April 27, 2015

The Lady Rams qualified for the ICSA Nationals over the April 25-26 weekend at the Jerry Reed Trophy held at Boston College. The level of competition was higher than ever and there were no easy places anywhere in the fleet. Eight teams qualified and the Rams were 8th, but very few points from 6th. It…

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Week 5 – Lady Rams Superb at the Dellenbaugh

April 10, 2015

The Dellenbaugh at Brown was our premier event of the week. Nearly all of the top ranked teams in the country were there with their first teams.Rachel Bryer and Marisa Decollibus won the first and only set of the day on Saturday. The breeze started at about 15 knots and built to 25+ as the…

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Week 4 – Staake and Duplin Team Races

April 8, 2015

The Staake Trophyis the qualifier for the final 2 spots at the New England Team Race Championships, The¬†Fowle Trophy. With all of the bad weather, we had no team racing events and no quality practice going in – we weren’t really ready. The weather at Conn College remained consistent: rain, sleet and snow on Saturday.…

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Week 3 – St. Mary’s Interconference and Vietor

April 7, 2015

The Lady Rams were looking forward to the St. Mary’s road trip. They had been very successful in 2014 with a 3rd place finish anchored by Rachel Bryer’s 23 point A Division win with crews Fiona Christie and Anna Leitner. The mid 40 degree temps seemed tropical, but the Lady Rams weren’t hot enough and…

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Early Events Cancelled. What Spring Break?

April 7, 2015

The winter of 2014-2015 refused to yield as February morphed into March. Salt Pond was frozen solid and there was so much snow it was almost impossible to get boats into the boathouse for winter maintenance. Every venue was impacted causing cancellation of the first two weeks of the team racing season. The Rams had…

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Rams Moving Up in National Rankings

November 6, 2014

Following solid performances at the Schell (8th) and Victorian Urn (5th), theFall New England Championships for co-ed and women respectively, both teams are now ranked nationally. The co-ed team is now ranked 19th and are ranked in the top 20 for the first time in a while. The women are no strangers to the rankings…

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