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The Executive Board would like to extend a special thanks to everyone who came out for our Annual Alumni Regatta. Thanks to our wonderful alumni and Club sailors, the weekend was indeed a success! We had great company, great weather, and great sailing. The alumni made a gallant return, sailing into First and Second place, though the Third place boat of current Club sailors gave the alums a run for their money, missing Second by just one point. We hope everyone enjoyed themselves, and we look forward to more events with our alumni in the future!
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- Summer sailing
- No scheduled practices, but if you will be around campus and want to go for a sail, contact Steve and he will put you in touch with a designated skipper
- 2nd Annual Alumni Regatta
- The weekend of July 17th and 18th
- If you would like to attend, sail, help out with, or plan this fun weekend, contact Colleen!
- Sail donation
- The Strictly Sail Chicago boat show organized a sail-drive for Haiti relief
- MU Sailing Club donated one of our old sails to be used for shelter
- Thanks for another great semester, everyone. Have a great summer and we’ll see you on the water!
Way to go, sailors who raced the 3-way regatta last weekend! We came out in 3rd overall, and had a great weekend! The wind was 5-8 kts on Saturday with enough shifts and puffs to make it interesting. On Sunday, the wind built to 12-18 kts and we finished out the rotation in top form to solidify our place. Detailed results can be found at http://www.mcsasail.org/files/2010-04-26/3_Way10.doc.
See you on the water!
The 2010 issue of The Windward Marq, the Club’s official newsletter, has been sent out!! We have more addresses and are continuing to get it to more friends of the Club. If you would like to join the mailing list, send a message indicating so to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you’d like to check out the newsletter now, you can here! Just download it from link on the sidebar of our homepage. If you can think of any others who would be interested in what is going on in the Club, be sure to forward it to them, or send us their email addresses.
Great job to our sailors who drove all the way to OSU to represent the Team last weekend! Steve Catlin and Alexandra Bracken sailed A’s and Colleen Mooney and Christie George sailed B’s. The weather was great on Saturday and the racing was tight. The first sail in an FJ for the season took some getting used to, but we had some great finishes. Unfortunately momentum was cut short, as there were no races on Sunday, due to a lack of wind. Marquette ended up in 5th place out of 11 teams, detailed results can be found at http://regatta.mit.edu/s10/buckeye-1/.
We are looking forward to some great competition at the Co-ed Qualifiers hosted by Notre Dame this weekend. Wish our racers luck, we hope to see you on the water!