Uncharted Waters: A Preview of Harvard's Ambitious Spring Sailing Season
Harvard's sailing team is set to kick off its spring season with the Sharpe Trophy regatta this weekend. After a successful fall season with six first-place wins, including the Open Atlantic Coast Championship, the team hopes to continue its momentum through to the upcoming season.
In 2019, Harvard competes in the NE Women's Championship for the Reed Trophy against MIT. The Crimson will open its 2023 spring season with the Sharpe Trophy in Providence, R.I. this weekend.
Harvard Sailing Caps Off Tremendous Fall Season With Pair of Top-Four Finishes
Harvard’s sailing team continued its fleet racing success last weekend, with its two top-four finishes – in the Victoria Urn Trophy and the Schell Trophy – adding to a stellar tally of results over the last three months. The Crimson will hope to carry its momentum into the season-ending Women's Singlehanded National Championships, where it will be represented by sophomore Sophia Montgomery. The regatta will take place in Norfolk, Va., this coming weekend.
How Far I'll Go
A team of Harvard sailors battles choppy conditions in the New England Women's Championship on April 20, 2019. After a strong fall performance, the Crimson will hope to continue its brilliance in the team races in the spring.
A team of Harvard sailors competes in the New England Women's Championship on April 20, 2019. The Crimson has continued its strong performance, recording six wins in the fall season.
Harvard sailing attended NE Women's Championships on April 20, 2019. More recently, they attended the NEISA Team Race Championships in Cambridge, M.A.
Undermanned Sailing Beats the Odds at NEISA Team Race Championships
A breezy Charles River Basin hosted the NEISA Team Race Championships over the weekend, with an injury-riddled Harvard side overcoming adversity to place second in the 12-team competition.
Sailing Stays Smooth as Season Heats Up at NEISA Women's Team Race Championship
Harvard’s sailing team earned strong finishes in each of their three team-races this weekend, taking home fourth place at the interconference Marchiando Team Race, fifth place at the Dellenbaugh Trophy (NEISA Women's Team Race Championship), and 13th place in the BU Trophy Fleet Race.
Harvard sailing participates in the NE Women's Championship on April 20, 2019. Over the weekend, the Crimson competed at the interconference Marchiando Team Race, the Dellenbaugh Trophy (NEISA Women's Team Race Championship), and the BU Trophy Fleet Race.
Montgomery’s Fourth-Place Finish at ICSA Nationals Rounds Out Harvard Sailing Season
Harvard first-year Sophia Montgomery’s strong performance at the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association Women's Singlehanded Nationals on Nov. 6-7 rounded out a strong season for the Harvard sailing team this fall. Montgomery finished in fourth place in a field of 18 sailors who raced on the Chesapeake Bay in Annapolis, Md., placing ahead of all other freshmen who were racing.
The Crimson takes the water in 2019, the last regular season of Harvard sailing. The intervening layoff since the 2019 campaign has presented challenges in establishing rhythm and executing clean starts.
Sailing Earns Three Podium Finishes at Weekend Regattas
The Harvard sailing team is back in action with its eyes set on the national championships. The team captured a trio of top-three finishes last weekend, marking one of its best weekends of the 2021 season.
Sailing Takes First Gold of Fall at Danmark Trophy
The Crimson picked up its first regatta victory of the season at the Danmark Trophy and finished second at the Women’s Showcase, which both took place in New London, Conn., over the weekend. The two podium finishes highlighted Harvard sailing’s most successful weekend yet this Fall.
Sailing Places Third at Hoyt Trophy, Fifth at Harvard Invitational
Sailing experiences success but is hungry for more.
Sailor Henry Marshall Wins Singlehanded Nationals
Posting top-five finishes in every race but one on the weekend, Marshall clinched the title before the last race even began. He ended his commanding weekend with an impressive 40 points.
Men's Sailing Grabs Second in Captain Hurst Bowl, Women's Places 11th
With the Captain Hurst Bowl on the line, each boat of the three divisions was poised to take water one last time. Unfortunately, Harvard did not sail its best in those pivotal races.
Women's Sailing Places Fifth in Stu Nelson Trophy
This weekend, Harvard women’s sailing rose and fell by its starts, finishing fifth overall in a field of 13 teams competing for the Stu Nelson trophy.
This past weekend, the men's sailing team finished in second place at the Captain Hurst Bowl, while the women's squad placed 11th at the Women's Showcase Finals.
Sailing Competes in Four Regattas Across the Northeast
Across four competitions in Maryland, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts this weekend, the Crimson was forced to navigate through rough waters.
Harvard Sailing Center Sinks into the Charles River
The sailing center, located in the heart of Boston between the Longfellow and Massachusetts Ave. bridges, houses the College's varsity sailing team boats. At the lowest point of its sink across the past few days, the building dipped roughly six feet into the water.
Sailing Team Relocates After Sailing Center Sinks Into River
University spokesperson Aaron M. Goldman wrote in a statement on Tuesday that although the barge beneath the center has been “restored,” the facility will be closed for the remainder of the season.
Crews Temporarily ‘Restore’ Sinking Harvard Sailing Center
Diving crews worked over the weekend to temporarily “restore” the Harvard Sailing Center, which began sinking into the Charles River last week in the wake of a strong nor’easter.
And Now, It Is Still Sinking
The Harvard Sailing Center bobs in the water after sinking partially into the Charles River Thursday.