CONGRATULATIONS to U.C. Irvine: Frank Tybor '07, Chris Trezzo '07, and William Pochereva '07

2005 ICSA Sloop Championship Gull Lake Yacht Club, MI Hosted by Western Michigan Univ. & Michigan State Univ. October 28-30, 2005

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Sunday: Sunny skies greeted sailors for the third day in a row with temperatures in the upper 60's. Winds started at 6 knots and increased to 17 knots out of the southwest by the second race today. Three windward-leeward courses were sailed on Sunday to complete the round-robin.

Two breakdown reports and one request for redress were heard by the judges.

Saturday: Racing began at 10 am, with sunny skies, temperatures in the 40's and winds ranging from 0 to 6 knots. Three windward leeward courses were completed before competitors took a break for lunch. Winds built up to 10 knots out of the S-SW for 3 more races in the afternoon. Temperatures were in the low 60's. Four windward leeward courses were completed and two Olympic courses were sailed by the end of racing on Saturday.

Two protests were heard Saturday evening over the same incident in Race 3 resulting in a DSQ for Connecticut College. In Race 3, both Texas A&M Galveston and Harvard University received a 20% Penalty. Texas A&M Galveston and St. Mary's College took 20% Penalties in Race 7.

Friday: Day one began with light winds, ranging from 0 to 6 knots. The weather was sunny with temperatures ranging from 40 to 60 degrees. Racing was called at 3:30 p.m., due to lack of winds after one race was completed.

Competitors attended a dinner friday night sponsored by the International Star Class, where speaker Mark Mendelblatt gave a history of his sailing career from his years in collegiate sailing at Tufts University up to his Star Class sailing today, including his Laser Olympic Campaign in 2004. He also provided an interesting story of his experience sailing at the Sloop Champs at Gull Lake Yacht Club in 1993 for Tufts.

Judges: George Griswold, Andy Keiner, Dennis Bartley, Dave Schaffer (Friday & Saturday), and Ed Theisen (Sunday).

Pictures and race updates are posted on the regatta website. http://www.collegesailing.org/nas/fall05/sloops/

             ICSA 2005-2006 Sloop Nationals
WMU & MSU
Oct. 28 - Oct. 30, 2005

FINAL RESULTS

Accepted a 20% penalty (2 pts.) listed in (Parenthesis).

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

1
U.C. Irvine 1 8 3 1 4 5 6 4 3 6
Anteaters 9 12 13 17 22 28 32 35 41

2
Georgetown Univ. 6 3 1 6 3 1 3 6 7 9
Hoyas 9 10 16 19 20 23 29 36 45

3
Texas A&M Galveston 2 7 (6) 7 6 10 (4) 1 2 3
Sea Aggies 9 15 22 28 38 42 43 45 48

4
Univ. of Minnesota 4 1 2 8 8 9 1 5 5 5
Gophers 5 7 15 23 32 33 38 43 48

5
Univ. of Washington 5 5 8 5 1 7 5 2 9 4
Huskies 10 18 23 24 31 36 38 47 51

6
Univ. of South Florida 9 6 5 3 7 3 8 10 4 2
Bulls 15 20 23 30 33 41 51 55 57

7
Connecticut College 10 2 DSQ 2 10 6 7 9 1 1
Camels 12 23 25 35 41 48 57 58 59

8
Eckerd College 7 9 9 9 2 2 4 8 BKD 8
Tritons 16 25 34 36 38 42 50 56 64

9
St. Mary's College 8 4 7 10 5 4 (11) 3 8 7
Seahawks 12 19 29 34 38 49 52 60 67

10
Harvard Univ. 3 10 (8) 4 9 8 10 7 6 BKD
Crimson 13 21 25 34 42 52 59 65 72
TOT
1. U.C. Irvine 41 Frank Tybor '07, Chris Trezzo '07, William Pochereva '07
2. Georgetown Univ. 45 Andrew Campbell '06, Seamus Kraft '07, Daniel Esdorn '07
3. Texas A&M Galveston 48 Scott Stanton '07, Andrew McInnes '06 (1-6, 9,10), Brad Winslett '08 (1-7, 8-10), Nick Moraski '08 (7,8)
4. Univ. of Minnesota 48 Mark Dunsworth '06, Jennifer Wilson '06, Nick Priaulx '06
5. Univ. of Washington 51 Athol King '07, Colin Orsini '06, Alex Jones '06
6. Univ. of South Florida 57 Kevin Reali '06, Phil Tanner '07, Alyson Dagly '09
7. Connecticut College 59 Charlie Modica '08, Farbes Barber '06, Henry Maxwell '06
8. Eckerd College 64 Justin Van Deinse '07, Alex Jacobs '09, Rob Simmons '07
9. St. Mary's College 67 John Loe '08, Valen Smith '08, Chuck Ullman '07 (1-7), Eric Reitinger '06 (8-10)
10. Harvard Univ. 72 Vincent Porter '06, Matthew Knowles '07, Robby McIntosh '07