Monthly Archive: July 2013

BUSA Tour Final Report

Over the weekend, we traveled to the historic West Kirby Sailing Club for a few days of team racing.  West Kirby is located just outside Liverpool and one of the stronger hotbeds for team racing in the entire world.  It is also home to the Wilson Trophy, arguably the toughest team race regatta in the […]

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BUSA Tour Legs 2 & 3 – Isle of Wight and Weymouth

After an evening checking out Oxford University and the surrounding town, the ICSA team caravanned it south and took a ferry ride to the Isle of Wight on Friday afternoon. The main town is Cowes, which is home to the historic Cowes Week Regatta, one of the largest sailing regattas in the world. It is […]

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BUSA Tour First Leg

Earlier this week I began the BUSA Tour trip. The American college sailing system (ICSA) and the British college sailing system (BUSA), do a bi-annual exchange in order to provide some friendly international competition as well as spread goodwill. The two sides battle for the Thomas Lipton Trophy, a trophy that the British have retained […]

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Laser Nationals Final Day Report

Today was the final of racing at the Laser Nationals in Santa Cruz.  Today I focused on better tactical decisions as well as continuing to improve my boat speed, particularly upwind in the heavier winds.  For the first race, the breeze was strong again, starting off at a solid 18 knots from the Northwest with […]

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