#3 Coed Team Wins New England Dinghy Championship/Fink and Noble Named NEISA Coed Sailors of the Week
The Brown Sailing Team wrapped up a terrific fall season with the coed team ranked in the top 5 nationally all season long and the women in the top 10. The coed team finished top three in nearly every major event including winning the prestigious Danmark Trophy at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy back in September and finishing second at the Moody, Erwin Schell, and Hap Moore Team Race Trophies.
Brown Head Sailing Coach John Mollicone has been named a finalist for the 2012 U.S. Sailing Rolex Yachtsman of the Year. Eight male finalists have been announced with the winner being named in January 2013. Mollicone won the 2012 J-24 North American and National Championships and finished second out of 96 boats at the J-24 World Championship. Other top finishes include winning the J-24 Pre-Worlds/District 7 Championship, the Sail Newport Regatta/J-24 Northeast Championship, J-24 Fleet 50 Championship, and finishing second at the J-24 Midwinters.