Sailing Qualifies for Showcase Finals Following Fourth Place Finish

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Coach Pizzo's Report - October 8

The Polar Bears competed in two regattas this past weekend including the Sister Ester at Salve Regina and the Coed Showcase at MIT.  At Salve, ten races were completed in each division in light to moderate conditions.  The Polar Bears finished 6th overall. Rowan Byrne '21 and Kevin Elk '20 sailed A-division. Per Black '22 and Gigi Diserio '22 won B-division.

The first round of the Coed Showcase Regattas took place this weekend at MIT and Harvard. Bowdoin was assigned to the regatta at MIT.  Conditions were light all weekend, but the Race Committee managed to get in sixteen races in each division.  The Polar Bears had a great event, finishing fourth overall.  Matt Kaplan '19 and Louisa Lindgren '19 won A-division and Christian Filter '20, Matt Safford '20, Alden Grimes '21, Julia Adams '21, and Alissa Chen '22 all split time in B-division.  The Polar Bears qualified for the Showcase Finals at St. Mary's College of Maryland in two weekends.

This upcoming weekend the Polar Bears will be competing in the Match Race New England Championship and the Showcase Alt Finals at MIT.