National Semifinals Begin Tomorrow
ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. – Fresh off their victory at the APS Team Race National Championship, the No. 2 Yale coed sailing team will begin competing in the Western Semifinals in hopes of qualifying for the Gill Coed Dinghy Championships which begin on Thursday. St. Mary's is hosting all the events.
Eighteen teams compete in the Western Semifinals, with the top nine teams for the Western and Eastern moving onto the national championship.
Starting for the Bulldogs in A division will be juniors skipper Graham Landy and crew Katherine Gaumond. Freshmen skipper Ian Barrows and crew Meredith Megarry will start in B division. The Western Semifinals will be sailing in the Z420s, switching into FJs halfway through the racing.
Follow results live at http://scores.collegesailing.org/s14/gill-national-champs-round-west/.
Report filed by Katherine Gaumond '15, Yale Sports Publicity