2017-18 MIT Sailing News

  • ICSA Names Four From MIT Sailing All-Americans in 2018
    June 04, 2018
    Norfolk, Va. (June 4) - After the MIT coed sailing team won its first National Championship since 1961 and the women's sailing team finished fourth at the 2018 Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) National Championship, the Engineers were awarded with four All-America selections. The All-Americans were announced by the association at the conclusion of the three National Championship events in Norfolk, Virginia on Saturday evening. 
  • Coed Sailing Wins ICSA National Championship For First Time Since 1961
    June 01, 2018
    Norfolk, Va. (June 1) - For the 12th time in program history and for the first time since 1961, the MIT coed sailing team has won the Intercollegiate Sailing Association National Championship and the Henry A. Morss Memorial Trophy which is awarded to the team which wins the Coed National Championship. The trophy is named after Morss, who is an MIT alum. Not only did the Engineers win the Henry A. Morss Memorial Trophy, but by winning both the A and the B Divisions, MIT will take home the Robert M. Allan Sr. and Robert M. Allan Jr. trophies for sweeping both titles. It is the first time since 1961 that the Engineers have won either Division at the Coed Championship and that year, as it did this season, MIT swept both trophies.
  • Coed Sailing Finishes Fifth in Western Semifinal and Qualifies for National Final
    May 30, 2018
    Norfolk, Va. (May 30) - The MIT coed sailing team finished fifth overall at the 2018 Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) National Western Semifinals this afternoon and has qualified for the National Final which will begin tomorrow morning.
  • Women's Sailing Takes Fourth at 2018 ICSA National Championship
    May 24, 2018
    Norfolk, Va. (May 25) - The MIT women's sailing team finished fourth overall at the 2018 Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) National Championship with a total of 265 points. This is the best finish at the National Championship for the women's team since the 2013-14 campaign when the Engineers took fifth place.
  • Women's Sailing Finishes Third in Eastern Semifinals and Qualifies for National Final
    May 23, 2018
    Norfolk, Va. (May 23) - The MIT women's sailing team finished third overall at the 2018 Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) National Eastern Semifinals this afternoon and has qualified for the National Final which will begin tomorrow morning.
  • Coed Sailing Qualifies for Nationals With Seventh Place Finish at New England Championship
    April 29, 2018
    Cambridge, Mass. (April 30) - The MIT coed sailing team qualified for the 2018 ICSA Coed National Championship scheduled for late May with their seventh place finish at the New England Coed Championship over the weekend. Additionally, the women's team placed fourth at the Team Race National Invitational they were hosting here in Cambridge.
  • Women’s Sailing Qualifies for Nationals with Sixth Place Finish at Reed Trophy
    April 22, 2018
    Cambridge, Mass. (April 23) - The MIT women’s sailing team, ranked No. 13 in the latest Sailing World Collegiate rankings, qualified for the 2018 ICSA Women’s National Championship scheduled for late May with their sixth place finish at the Reed Trophy over the weekend. Additionally, the coed team took third at the Boston Dinghy Club Challenge Cup and ninth at the Morris Trophy.
  • B Division Powers Sailing To Fifth Place at Thompson Trophy
    April 12, 2018
    Cambridge, Mass. (April 16) - This week, the MIT sailing team competed in four different regattas. The Engineers hosted the Oberg Trophy where they finished 13th and also the Midweek Firefly on Thursday where they finished second and third. The team also went on the road where MIT took fifth at the Thompson Trophy and 12th at the Presidents Trophy.
  • Sailing Finishes Seventh at New England Team Race Championship
    April 08, 2018
    Cambridge, Mass. (April 9) - The MIT sailing team competed in three regattas this weekend, highlighted by a seventh place finish at the New England Team Race Championship and a fifth place finish by the women’s program at the Emily Wick Trophy.
  • Sailing Competes Against Top-Ranked Teams Over Weekend
    April 01, 2018
    Cambridge, Mass. (April 2) - The No. 6 ranked MIT coed sailing team and the No. 19 ranked MIT women’s sailing team competed at three regattas this weekend which featured some of the nation’s best teams including No. 1 Roger Williams, No. 2 Hobart & William Smith and No. 3 Yale. The Engineers came away with a fifth place finish at the Lynne Marchiando Team Race at home and eighth overall at both the Dellenbaugh Women’s Trophy and the Boston University Trophy.
  • Sailing Competes at Three Team Race Invites Over Weekend
    March 25, 2018
    Cambridge, Mass. (March 26) - The MIT sailing team competed in three team race regattas over the week as the Engineers finished fourth at the Boston University Team Race and eighth at both the Friis Trophy hosted by Roger Williams and the Duplin Trophy hosted by Tufts.
  • Sailing Takes Second at Vietor Trophy & Southern New England Team Race Invite
    March 17, 2018
    Cambridge, Mass. (March 19) - The MIT sailing team had another great weekend of results as the Engineers finished second at both the Vietor Trophy and the Southern New England Team Race Invite and then placed ninth at the Geiger Trophy.
  • Sailing Finishes Second at Two Team Race Regattas This Weekend
    March 11, 2018
    Cambridge, Mass. (March 12) - The MIT sailing team continued its strong start to the spring season as they took second place at both the MIT Team Race Invitational and the Rudkin Team Race Invitational this weekend.
  • Sailing Shines In Spring Debut at Harvard and Brown
    March 04, 2018
    Cambridge, Mass. (March 5) - The No. 5 coed sailing team and the No. 10 women's sailing team opened their respective spring seasons with strong performances in team racing events. The coed team claimed first at the Sharpe Trophy, while the women's team was the runner-up at the Harvard Women's Team Race Invite. Both regattas were just one day events, due to the poor weather.
  • Coed Sailing Team Finishes Third; Women Take Seven at Atlantic Coast Championships
    November 12, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (November 13) - The MIT sailing team finished their fall season at the Atlantic Coast Championships as the coed team took third place and the women’s team took seventh place overall.
  • Coed Sailing Wins Schell Trophy, Women Place Sixth At Urn Trophy as Both Qualify for ACC's!
    October 29, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 29) - The MIT sailing team had a very impressive showing this weekend at the New England Fall Championships. The coed team earned first place at the Schell Trophy, the women's team rallied for a sixth-place finish at the Victorian Coffee Urn and the freshmen placed tenth at the Nickerson Trophy. As a result, both the coed and the women's teams have qualified for the fall Atlantic Coast Championships which will take place in two weeks. A year ago, the coed team won the Atlantic Coast Championship for the first time in program history.
  • Sailing Competes In Five Regattas This Weekend
    October 19, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 23) - The MIT sailing team competed in five regattas late last week and over the weekend including in the Midweek Firefly, the Oberg Trophy, the Hoyt Trophy, the Central Series VI and the Mrs. Hurst Bowl. The Engineers had a top team finish of eighth which came at the Hoyt Trophy. Going into the weekend, the coed team was ranked No. 6 and the women’s team was ranked No. 13 in the country,
  • Sailing Finishes Fifth at New England Match Race Championship
    October 15, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 16) - The MIT sailing team competed in its first NEISA Fall Championship this weekend where the Engineers place fifth out of eight teams at the Match Race Championship at the Corinthian Yacht Club. Additionally, MIT placed fifth at the Captain Hurst Bowl and 16th at the Yale Women’s Intersectional.
  • Sailing Takes 14th At Moody Trophy
    October 08, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 9) - The MIT sailing team competed in one event this weekend as the Engineers claimed 14th place at the Moody Trophy hosted by the University of Rhode Island.
  • Long, Abate and Cho Earn NEISA Coed Sailor of the Week Accolades
    October 04, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 4) – After winning the B Division and leading the No. 12 coed sailing team to a second place overall finish at the Danmark Trophy over the weekend junior Trevor Long (Hockessin, Del.) and sophomores Marcus Abate (Kemah, Texas) and Julia Cho (Cupertino, Calif.) were selected as the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association’s (NEISA) Coed Sailors of the Week.
  • Sailing Excels At Danmark Trophy, Regis Bowl, Smith Trophy Over The Weekend
    September 30, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 2) - The 12th-ranked coed sailing team and the 15th-ranked women’s sailing team had an excellent weekend competed in four regattas at four different venues. The coed team finished second at the Danmark Trophy, third at the Harvard Invitational and fifth at the Smith Trophy, while the women’s squad took second at the Regis Bowl.
  • Sailing Finishes Fourth at Amanda Trophy To Highlight Weekend of Action
    September 24, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (September 25) - The MIT sailing team continued its success early this fall as the women’s squad finished fourth at the Amanda Trophy, while the coed program took seventh at both the St. Mary’s Fall Intersectional and the Hood Trophy.
  • Sailing Earns Victory at Central Series II
    September 16, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (September 18) - The MIT coed sailing team clinched first place at the Central Series II and fifth place at the Hatch Brown Trophy, while the women’s team finished 11th at the Stu Nelson Trophy as the Engineers competed in their second weekend of regattas on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Sailing Sees Four Named To 2016-17 ICSA All-Academic Team
    September 14, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (September 14) – Four sailors from the MIT sailing team were honored for their excellence in competition and in the classroom by the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) when the organization released its 2016-17 All-Academic Team selections. A total of 223 members from 50 institutions were honored this year.
  • Sailing Opens 2017 Fall Season at Six Regattas
    September 09, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (September 11) - The MIT sailing team opened its fall season with six regattas on the schedule. The Engineers finished second at the Lark Invitational, third at the FJ Invitational, fourth at both the Toni Deutsch Trophy and the Harry Anderson Trophy, sixth at the Philip Harman Cup and 13th at the Penobscot Bay Open.
  • Sailing Announces 2017 Recruiting Class Made Up Of Nine Student-Athletes
    September 07, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (September 7) – The MIT sailing team has announced its incoming class for the 2017-18 season as nine newcomers join the Engineers. MIT, under the direction of head coaches Matt Lindblad and Mike Kalin, is coming off a historic season which saw the Engineers win both the Coed Atlantic Coast Championship, the Boston Dinghy Challenge Cup and place eighth at the ICSA Laser Performance Team Race National Championship.
  • Sailing’s Jorlyn Le Garrec ’17 Awarded With Fulbright Scholarship
    August 11, 2017
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (August 11) – Recent sailing graduate Jorlyn Le Garrec (Pittsburgh, Pa.) along with three MIT undergraduate and two other recent alumni have been awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants to conduct independent research projects overseas during the coming academic year.
  • Sailing Releases 2017 Fall Schedule Ahead Of Opener On September 9
    August 09, 2017
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (August 9) – The MIT coed and women’s sailing teams have announced their schedule for the 2017 fall season, which will feature nine home regattas including the New England Match Race Championship slated for Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15, 2017. The Engineers will be under the direction of co-head coaches Matt Lindblad and Mike Kalin.