Sailing Wraps Up Fall Slate with Three Regattas

Paul Kuechler and Katie Barkinn sail on a sunny day on the Charles.
Photo courtesy of Gil Talbot.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard co-ed and women's sailing teams conclude their fall slate over the weekend with three regattas in Boston on the Charles River, with the Victorian Urn, a women's regatta, being hosted by Harvard. Additionally, the Crimson will also compete at the Schell Trophy hosted by MIT and the Nickerson Trophy hosted by Tufts.

Weather Forecast

Victorian Urn, Schell Trophy and Nickerson Trophy (Boston, Mass.) – Sailors on the Charles will see temperatures approach 60 degrees both days over the weekend. Wind speeds will cap out at around 10 knots and come from the east-northeast on Saturday, switching to the west-southwest on Sunday. The chance of precipitation is low Saturday, but increases Sunday to 50 percent.

What to Know

  • The Victorian Urn is one of the top regattas on the women's slate and the Crimson women finished in seventh-place a season ago at Bowdoin.
  • The last time Harvard hosted the Victorian Urn was in 2017.
  • The Crimson is coming off strong performances in the Co-Ed and Women's Showcases, with both teams earning third-place efforts over the past two weekends.
  • Last season, Harvard finished in third at the Schell Trophy when it was hosted by Dartmouth and sixth at the Nickerson Trophy.

Up Next

Harvard sailing returns to action for the spring season in March, 2020.