#3 Coed Team Wins New England Dinghy Championship/Fink and Noble Named NEISA Coed Sailors of the Week
The #3 nationally ranked coed team won the New England Dinghy Championship, April 13-14, at Brown and qualified for the ICSA Dinghy National Semi-finals in Hampton, VA, April 27-28. Colin Smith '13 (Ft. Lauderdale, FL) and Louisa Chafee '14 (Warwick, RI) finished third out of 18 teams in A-division, while Tommy Fink '13 (Miami, FL), Ashley Noble '13 (Marblehead, MA), Judge Ryan '14 (San Diego, CA), and Michael Yanagisawa '13 (Woodbridge, CT) won B-division for the Bears. Fink and Noble were named the NEISA Coed Sailors of the Week this week after dominating B-division on Sunday and winning their division. This is third time in the last 10 years that Brown has won the New England Dinghy Championship (2013, 2006, 2005).
Brown Sailors Honored
Congratulations to Judge Ryan '14 (San Diego, CA) on making the BUSA Team for ICSA! This team of seven ICSA All-stars will compete in five Matches, from July 10th through August 3rd, in a variety of classes throughout England.
Congrats as well to Colin Smith '13 (Ft. Lauderdale, FL), Luke Adams '15 (Middletown, RI), and Fred Strammer '11 (Nokomis, FL) on being awarded one of two Lightning Class Boat Grants for 2013. The three of them will be given a Lightning with sails, some coaching, and expenses to compete in Lightning Class regattas throughout the United States this summer.
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