Offshore Sailing Places Fourth at U.S. Championship
Sept. 30, 2013
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Navy varsity offshore sailing team hosted the U.S. Offshore Championship for the Lloyd Phoenix Trophy this past weekend. Nine teams competed representing their respective regional sailing areas including Seattle, Corpus Christi, Texas, New Orleans, Charleston, S.C., Milford, Conn., Grosse Pointe, Mich. and southern Maryland, as well as the USNA VOST team.
A total of seven races were held including one longer distance race which finished Saturday night.
Navy finished fourth overall losing a tiebreak for third with the Southern Maryland team. The winner was Steve Travis from Seattle.
Navy was led by senior Andy Beeler and his crew included XO senior Roscoe Thomas, senior Neil McMillan, senior Alexa Ciarolla, sophomore Jackson Niketas, sophomore Charlie Morris, sophomore Nick Woods and sophomore Kya McAlister.
Next up for VOST is the AYC Fall Series weekend #1 this coming weekend in Annapolis.