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It was a beautiful weekend in Maryland for the No. 19 Harvard sailing team, which raced in its first regatta of the 2014 spring season Saturday and Sunday.
The Harvard coed sailing team finished up its season this weekend with the Atlantic Coast Tournament.
The men and women of the Harvard sailing felt the wind in their sails this weekend as they competed in four regattas, which ended up being some of their strongest performances all year.
The Harvard sailing team had a disappointing weekend, as the squad was unable to qualify for the Atlantic Coast Tournament at the 73rd Professor Schell Trophy hosted by MIT.
It was the wind that proved dominant this weekend, as the Harvard Sailing team struggled against surprisingly strong gusts on both Saturday and Sunday in four regional regattas.
It was a jam-packed weekend for the Harvard sailing team, which competed in six regattas along the northern Atlantic coast.
Results were varied this weekend as the Harvard Sailing team split its crew to compete in four regattas. A triumphant performance on home waters was overshadowed by challenging conditions that put the Crimson low in the finishing order in an intersectional regatta hosted by the Coast Guard.
In just its third week of competition, the Harvard sailing team proved its mettle by finishing in the top-five in all three of its regattas this weekend. The greatest standout came from done by freshmen Juan Perdomo, who has guaranteed himself a spot at Nationals in November.
In its second week of in-season competition, the Harvard sailing team continued to show off its strong boatmanship.
Harvard sailing started its season with a splash as the team finished in the top five for three of its four regattas this weekend.
After an up-and-down fall season, the Crimson improved its performance in the spring. The young team, which fielded only two seniors, looked toward a number of inexperienced sailors to skipper and did not repeat last year’s success at the national level.
Harvard showed early signs of promise as early on it beat the eventual champion Brown squad, which was otherwise undefeated in the opening round.
The Harvard sailing team split up along the Charles River, as the Crimson competed in three regattas in the Boston area.
Friday’s city-wide lockdown prompted seven Harvard varsity teams to postpone or withdraw from competition.