Coed Sailing Takes Fourth at the Admiral’s Cup

Coed Sailing Takes Fourth at the Admiral’s Cup

The women's team finished 12th at the NEISA Women's Championship (Athletic Communications).

KINGS POINT, N.Y. – Scattering to multiple regattas for the final time in 2015, Harvard coed sailing took fourth place at the Admiral's Cup. The coed squad also finished sixth at the Boston Dinghy Cup Challenge and eighth at the Morris Trophy, while the women's squad turned in a 12th-place result at the NEISA Women's Championship.

Each division at the Admiral's Cup raced a different vessel. Brian Drumm and Jacob Bradt finished sixth in the A-division, racing 420s, posting top-10 finishes in six of the nine races. In the B-division, Andrew Mollerus took third sailing in an FJ, winning two races and recording six top-10 finishes. Marek Zeleski sailed a Laser in the C-division, ending up in sixth after posting eight top-10 results.

Co-hosting the Boston Dinghy Cup Challenge, Harvard took sixth in the three-division regatta. Sailing FJs, Michael Drumm and Kevin Coakley finished 10th in the A-division, recording a pair of runner-up finishes. In the B-flight, Gram Slattery and Julia Lord ended up in fourth place, finishing in the top-10 eight times. Nick Sertl and Nomin-Erdene Jagdagdorj took third in the C-division, and wound up in the top-10 in all nine races, including two wins.

Grabbing eighth-place at the Morris Trophy, Bennett Capozzi and Kristin Anderson took eighth in the A-division, while Dylan Farrell, Rebecca Frankel and Ari Gross finished seventh in the B-division. Sailing FJs, both divisions posted five top-fives, with the combination of Farrell and Gross securing one victory.

The Crimson had a chance to qualify for the ICSA National Women's Championship, but finished four spots out of the qualifying eight, ending in 12th. Taylor Ladd, Kristina Jakobson and Frankel sailed the A-boat to 13th place with six top-10s, while Sophie Bermudez and Ashleigh Inglis took 12th in the B-division with two wins and seven top-10s.

Harvard will sail at the New England Dinghy Championship May 2-3 for the chance to compete in the ICSA National Dinghy Championship June 1-4.