Three events for college offshore circuit
Published on September 14th, 2021
The Collegiate Offshore Sailing Circuit (COSC) will have three events held in its fleet of one-design Figaro 2s. With six Figaro 2s currently deployed at colleges or maritime academies, COSC has six more Figaro 2s available for charter.
Sept 18-19: Newport, RI to Oyster Bay, NY – 105nm
Sept 25-26: Oyster Bay, NY – out/back, 100nm
Oct 9-10: Larchmont, NY – daily distance Gold Cup at Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta
To teach fundamental offshore seamanship to college sailors, by installing a one-design fleet of offshore capable boats in college sailing teams (for use during their academic semesters) and thus to expand the pool of offshore capable mariners in the USA.
• 20 Figaro 2s (current fleet is 12) deployed to college sailing teams and community sailing centers.
• Teach fundamental offshore seamanship by offshore training.
• Assemble regionally for overnight distance races.
• Gain experiential mileage by deliveries to such races.