Spring 2018 Buccaneer Sailing News

  • Bucs Place 79 on All-Academic, Five for Fourth Time
    July 12, 2018
    The Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Association announced its Spring All-Academic Team, and a whopping 79 Buccaneer athletes were listed. In total, cadets from eight sports were honored, with at least four men and four women in each. Men’s lacrosse claimed the most honorees, as 17 players were tabbed for the list.
  • Spring Dinghy Season Concludes at New England Championship
    May 03, 2018
    The Massachusetts Maritime Academy Sailing Team concluded its busy April this past weekend at the U.S. Coast Guard Alumni Bowl, which served as the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association (NEISA) Co-ed Championship. As one of nine NCAA Division-III universities out of a field of 18, the Buccaneers finished 17th despite an excellent effort by its B Division pairing.
  • Women Compete for New England Sailing Title
    May 02, 2018
    Facing their toughest competition of the year, the Massachusetts Maritime Academy female sailors gained valuable experience at the NEISA Reed Trophy, the New England Women’s Championship. In a regatta that included New England’s finest women’s sailing programs—with 10 NCAA Division-I universities, including five Ivy League teams—the Buccaneers finished 17th.
  • Young Maritime Sailors Best Minutemen, Terriers at Southern Series
    May 02, 2018
    Competing once more against boats representing Division-I universities, the Massachusetts Maritime Academy sailing team finished sixth out of eight universities at the University of Rhode Island’s Southern Series, despite the Buccaneers sending squads to three different regattas over the weekend.
  • Sailors Impress at D-I Meet, Host O’Toole Regatta
    May 01, 2018
    Two weekends ago, the Massachusetts Maritime Academy sailing team competed at four different competitions. At the George Morris Trophy in Boston, the team achieved 10th place out of 15, which was most impressive given the competition. Meanwhile, in a home meet, Buccaneer sailors were sixth of 12. The other two competitions are covered separately.
  • Sailing Competes in Two J70 Meets, Defeats Maine Maritime
    April 30, 2018
    In addition to the regular dinghy team and regular races, the Massachusetts Maritime Academy sailing team competed in two J70 competitions at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in April, improving from fifth earlier in the month to fourth in Saturday and Sunday’s meet. In the first meet, the Buccaneers defeated Maine Maritime Academy, while the second marked the first time the sailors bested local rivals Roger Williams University in any competition this spring.
  • Reeg, Clays Lead Sailing to New England Championships
    April 08, 2018
    Frank Reeg and Sydney Clays took first place overall in the New England Dinghy Tournament and Alex Bowen and Meghan Laurie took first place in the B Division as Massachusetts Maritime Academy won the meet and qualified for the New England Dinghy Championships.
  • Bowen and Laurie Sail Maritime to First Team Race Victories
    April 03, 2018
    On a beautiful day for sailing, the Massachusetts Maritime Academy Sailing Team earned its first team sailing win, defeating Roger Williams University to end Round One, starting the second win another win over the Hawks. The sailors went on to win 5-for-12 races to finish third in the Herring Pond Team Race.
  • Young Sailing Squad Falls at Tough Staake Regatta
    March 25, 2018
    Though it is not yet obvious in the results, Massachusetts Maritime Academy Sailing is making quick improvements as the season progresses. Facing a tough lineup at the Connecticut College Regatta this weekend, the Buccaneers finished sixth in a field with three NCAA Division I universities.
  • Buccaneer Sailing Takes First in Central Series Regatta
    March 18, 2018
    Sailors from Brown, Salve Regina, UMASS Amherst, and Massachusetts Maritime Academy arrived at the Keith Hartford Sailing Center to a 10 knot northwesterly and chilly 20 degree temperatures. Though the event was called early due to the weather conditions, but not before Buccaneer team MSM 1 took home First Place in the Central Series Regatta No. 1.
  • MMA Sailing Competes in Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup
    March 13, 2018
    The Massachusetts Maritime Academy Sailing Team finished in 7th place in a field of 10 as they competed in the 2018 Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup.
  • Buccaneers Place Second at Prestigious Kennedy Cup in Annapolis
    November 06, 2017
    In a very competitive field of 10 institutions, the Massachusetts Maritime Academy Sailing Team took second place to reigning champion, University of South Florida.
  • Dinghy Sailing Takes Top Honors At NEISA Tournament
    October 29, 2017
    The Massachusetts Maritime dinghy sailing team took top honors at the 2017 New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association Tournament over the weekend at the Rhode Island Yacht Club in Providence, R.I., as the Buccaneers bested eight other squads in claiming the title
  • Dinghy Sailing Records Pair Of Top 16 Finishes At Boston College, Northeastern Regattas
    October 23, 2017
    The Massachusetts Maritime dinghy sailing team recorded a pair of top 16 performances over the weekend at the Boston College Central Series Six and Northeastern Oberg Trophy Regattas
  • Offshore Sailing Finishes Third At Navy McMillan Cup, Qualifies For Kennedy Cup National Championship
    October 23, 2017
    The Massachusetts Maritime offshore sailing team recorded a strong third place performance among 11 schools competing at the Navy McMillan Cup Regatta over the weekend on Chesapeake Bay in Annapolis, Md., as the result ensures that the Buccaneers will return to Annapolis in two weeks for the prestigious Navy John F. Kennedy Cup Regatta, which is the Intercollegiate Sailing Association’s offshore national championship
  • Dinghy Sailing Posts Strong Fourth Place Finish In Great Herring Pond Open Regatta
    October 15, 2017
    The Massachusetts Maritime dinghy sailing team recorded a strong fourth place finish among 11 teams competing in the Great Herring Pond Open Regatta on Sunday afternoon at the Keith Hartford Sailing Center
  • Offshore, Dinghy Sailing Squads Enjoy Weekend Success At Storm Trysail, URI Moody Trophy Regattas
    October 10, 2017
    Both the Massachusetts Maritime offshore and dinghy sailing teams enjoyed strong finishes in their respective events over the weekend at the Storm Trysail and Rhode Island Moody Trophy regattas
  • Dinghy Sailing Records Pair Of Top 10 Finishes In Season Opening Events At Maine Maritime
    September 10, 2017
    The Massachusetts Maritime dinghy sailing team began its fall schedule by recording a pair of top 10 performances in competition at the Penobscot Bay Open and Phil Harman Cup hosted by Maine Maritime over the weekend in Castine, Maine
  • Offshore Sailing Begins Fall Campaign With Third Place Finish In Quissett Round-The-Bay Regatta
    September 10, 2017
    The Massachusetts Maritime offshore sailing team began its fall schedule by taking posting a third place finish in the Quissett Round-The-Bay Regatta Saturday afternoon in beautiful conditions on Buzzards Bay in Falmouth, Mass.
  • Offshore, Dinghy Sailing Teams Look To Continue Successful Traditions During 18-Event Fall 2017 Schedule
    August 03, 2017
    The Massachusetts Maritime sailing program continued its longstanding tradition of excellence under the guidance of Director of Sailing Chuck Fontaine and coaches Matthew Wordell, Twice Tougas and James Walker last season, and both the Buccaneer offshore and dinghy squads are looking to add to that lineage of success in taking on another challenging schedule this fall