CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard sailing team returned to the water over the weekend, racing at the Co-Ed Showcase Finals, the Oberg Trophy and the Yale Women's. The weekend's races were highlighted by a third-place performance at the Co-Ed Showcase in New London, Connecticut. The Crimson also raced to a sixth-place mark at the Oberg Trophy in Boston and had a 14th-place effort at the Yale Women's.
In the Co-Ed Showcase Finals hosted by Connecticut College, the Crimson was led by junior skipper Henry Burnes and senior crew Iulianna Taritsa. The pair placed second in the B-Division of the top-flight regatta, trailing only Boston University. The lead pair of juniors Eli Burnes and Emily Wang tied for fifth in the A-Division, failing in a tiebreaker to Brown.
The Oberg Trophy's three divisions enabled Harvard sailors' ample opportunities to see action and contribute to the Crimson's effort. Sophomore skipper Frankie Doyle, paired with first-year Carolyn Wang raced to a fourth-place mark in the C-Division to lead Harvard. Junior Jonas Nelle and first-year Christopher Wang placed seventh in the B-Division, defeating the Rhode Island in a tie-breaker. Sunday races were cancelled due to a lack of wind.
At the Yale Women's, the consistent pair of first-year Sarah Burn and senior Jessica Williams raced to a tie for third place with Brown, but were defeated in the tiebreaker. The duo has sailed together in women's regattas throughout the fall season.
The Crimson's fall season will conclude next weekend with three Boston-based regattas: the Victorian Urn, the Schell Trophy, and the Nickerson Trophy.