COLLEGE: Getting ready for spring nationals

Published on April 21st, 2013

For collegiate racing in the U.S., the fall season championships focus on singlehanded and keelboat events, while the spring is all about doublehanded racing: women’s, team race, and coed dinghy.

The 2013 spring nationals will be hosted by the University of South Florida and St. Petersburg Yacht Club, with the events held in Flying Juniors. Here is the schedule:

May 21-24, 2013: Sperry Top-Sider Women’s National Championship
May 25-27, 2013: APS Team Race National Championship
May 28-30, 2013: Gill Dinghy National Championship

For the Dinghy Nationals, there remain the semifinals to determine the top 18 teams that will compete in Florida. Thirty-six teams will sail Flying Juniors in this qualifier, hosted by Hampton University and Old Dominion University on April 27-28, 2013. Here are the teams:

Eastern Semifinal
MAISA: US Naval Academy, Old Dominion University, University of Virginia, New York Maritime Academy
MCSA: University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, Purdue University
NEISA: Brown University, Roger Williams University, Dartmouth College, Connecticut College
NWICSA: University of Washington
PCCSC: Stanford University, University of California Santa Barbara
SAISA: University of South Florida, Eckerd College, University of Miami
SEISA: Texas A&M University at Galveston

Western Semifinal
MAISA: Georgetown University, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Fordham University
MCSA: University of Wisconsin, Northwestern University, Michigan State University
NEISA: Boston College, Tufts University, Yale University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
NWICSA: Western Washington University
PCCSC: University of Hawaii
SAISA: College of Charleston, University of Florida, Georgia Tech
SEISA: Texas A&M University, Tulane University

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