Sailing overcomes wind to nab fourth

The No. 12 sailing team may have wished that day two’s results were the only ones that counted — because if they did not have to count both Saturday’s and Sunday’s performances, they might have captured the Navy Fall Intersectional in Annapolis, Md. After finishing day one in ninth place, the Bulldogs had a day […]

Women’s sailing wins intersectional

Switching up the boats can be fatal, but the new line-ups did not throw the Elis off thanks to home-field advantage and great communication skills. In one of their only fall races at home in Branford, the No. 1 women’s sailing team came out on top of one of the major events of this season, […]

Elis win in stormy seas

Even weather bad enough to capsize an entire fleet could not stop the women’s sailing team this weekend. Despite extremely tricky weather, the No. 1 Bulldogs managed to cruise to the top at the Navy Fall Women’s Intersectional at Annapolis this weekend. Three divisions were contested, with rookie Jane Macky ’09 leading the way with […]

Co-ed Elis take Ivy

For most Yale teams, winning the Ivy League is the ultimate goal for a season. But for the coed sailing team, success within the Ancient Eight is hopefully only the beginning. Yale’s co-ed sailing team took large strides toward a successful season this weekend with a handful of strong performances. The Elis won the Hap […]

Women’s crew hopes to start season smoothly at Housatonic

The women’s crew team kicks off its season this weekend, and rowers hope weeks of exhausting practices and revamped workout routines will make for smooth sailing at Saturday’s Head of the Housatonic regatta in Derby, Conn. The Bulldogs have been training hard to build on their impressive record from last year, which included a victory […]

Sailors trip up on weather, tough competition at Danmark

For much of the fall season so far, the coed sailing team has cruised past competitors, but tricky conditions led to a disappointing finish in this weekend’s most important race. The Elis took tenth overall at the Danmark Trophy, hosted by the United States Coast Guard Academy this weekend in New London. Back in New […]

Sailing is a family affair for Macky

Jane Macky ’09 may have finished second in the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association women’s singlehanded championship this weekend, but the New Zealand native was a sailing success long before she was cutting up the Charles in her laser. Macky started sailing when she was only eight years old, exploring the water near her home […]

W. sailors impress at weekend regattas

For the first time ever, Yale will be sending not one, not two, but three sailors to the North American Women’s Singlehanded Championships. Bulldogs Jane Macky ’09, Molly Carapiet ’06 and Emily Hill ’07 dominated the NEISA Women’s Singlehanded Championships this weekend hosted by Boston College, finishing second, third, and fourth, respectively. The top four […]

Elis sail to success in the north

Yale’s sailing team had another successful weekend, dominating the Hatch Brown Intersectional and finishing first in front of Harvard and Boston College. In the New England Sloop Championships at the U.S. Cost Guard Academy, the Bulldogs came in fourth with 48 points, just missing qualifying for nationals. The No. 1 women’s sailing team finished second […]

Sailors finish well in slew of regattas

By Ali Jones Staff reporter Yale’s No. 1 women’s sailing team and No. 6 co-ed team left their mark throughout the Northeast this weekend. Sailors from the women’s team finished second at the Man-Labs Trophy regatta and fifth in the Captain’s Cup in Massachusetts, while members of the co-ed team came out on top in […]

Elis primed for another title run

Despite losing three All-Americans to graduation, the Yale sailing team and captain Molly Carapiet ’06 are confident they will be right back in the hunt for a national championship. The 2004 national champion women’s team is ranked fourth in the country while the coed team is ranked second. “Despite some of our top sailors graduating […]

Sailors finish sixth in season opener

The Yale’s sailing team held rank this weekend, starting the season off strong at the Harry Anderson Regatta. Against 23 of the most solid sailing teams in America, the No. 6 Bulldogs finished sixth overall, winning B division and finishing 13th in A division. The regatta is held at the Yale Corinthian Yacht Club and […]