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College Sailing Chalk Talk – Season 9, Episode 5

Published on October 31st, 2013

Chris Love provides this report on the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) 2013-2014 season along with his weekly Chalk Talk video:

(October 31, 2013) – In this very windy week in college sailing, the west coast picked its reps for November’s Singlehanded Nationals at Sail Newport: Stanford women Molly McKinney ’14 and Sally Mace ’14 in Laser Radials and Stanford’s Oliver Toole ’14 and UCSB’s Stephen Long ’17 in Laser Standard Rigs. Charleston took the Match Race berth at the South Atlantic Match Race Champs. And in the Mid Atlantic region, the top two match racing teams were Georgetown and St. Mary’s.

Yale is still the best team in college sailing, proving it by winning both of the major interconference regattas in one weekend. The Lady Elis topped the standings the Stu Nelson at Connecticut College while their coed team dominated the Hoyt Trophy at Brown, winning both divisions with a variety of personnel in the boats. In the Southeast, Jacksonville made a big statement winning all but five of the twenty races sailed at the Kathryn Hammond Interconference at Texas.

See these results and more in detail at

This upcoming weekend is the last of the regular season for most conferences, with those on the east coast holding their fall dinghy district championships in preparation for the Atlantic Coast Championships in two weeks.

Chalk Talk –  Season 9, Episode 5 – Red Bull Youth America’s Cup
Chalk Talk is back from its midseason hiatus! This week we revisit the cutting edge Red Bull Youth America’s Cup that featured so many current and past college sailors from the US. We also cram in regatta highlights, Stud of the Week, a look ahead at the chilly end of the season, and more.

Chalk Talk is presented by US Sailing and needs you to support them in return. Check out their amazing Collegiate Membership option at We’re also supported by Zim Sailing.

Chris Love is the executive producer of Chris Love Productions, a video production company centered around sailing.


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