Arriving under partly cloudy skies on the Lafayette River, eight schools from the Mid-Atlantic District competed for the opportunity to advance to the Baker National Team Race Championship or the National Invitational Tournament. With winds barely south of west sustained at 10-20 mph and offering only minor oscillations but gusts up to 30 mph. Seas were up to 2 feet.
A full round robin and most of a second, totaling 49 races, on a digital N course were completed on this first day of competition. Christchurch School finished the first day of competition in first place with 11 wins and 1 loss, They were closely followed by Severn School with 10 wins and 1 loss. Rye High School took third place with 9 wins and 2 losses. Ranney School and Norfolk Collegiate School held a tie for forth place with 6 wins and 6 losses each.
A number of DSQ's were granted due to assistance with capsizes. One request for redress was heard, resulting in a resail of race 37 was granted for Sunday due to a parting rudder hold line on a new boat.
Sailors were met on the Lafayette River with with temperatures that reached 80 degrees and initial SSW winds of of 10-18 gusting to 25 that gently oscillated to WSW and back. Skies were partly cloudy and seas were choppy.
Before competition commenced with race 50, redress for race 37 being reopened. Redress was denied and original scores reinstated due to rule 5.5. An additional 35 races were completed filling out three full round robins (84 races) for the regatta. Severn School won the the tie breaker against Christchurch School for the first place trophy. Christchurch School took second place, followed by Rye High School capturing the third place trophy.
Special thanks to the race committee and especially to Christine Acetella and her team for umpiring the races.
|*||1||Severn School||Admirals||19/2||Jordan Bruce '20||Andrea Riefkohl '20|
|Mariner Fagan '20||Caroline Bayless '19|
|Madeline Hawkins '20||Rees Tindall '21|
|Sam Bruce '20||Ryan Wahba '20|
|Addi Harris '20|
|**||2||Christchurch School||Seahorses||19/2||Boyd Bragg '19||Reese Bragg '21|
|Mariana Guzman Casas '19||Jeronimo Guzman '21|
|Benton Amthor '19||Jeff Elkin '20|
|Nathan Smith '20||Mariana Guzman Casas '19|
|Carson Rozell '19|
|Anna Flynn '20|
|3||Rye High School||Garnets||14/7||Michelle Lahrkamp '19||Elliot Taft '19|
|Lahrkamp Vanessa '22||Madeline Saffer '20|
|Jacqueline Quirke '21 *||Van der Voort Elizabeth '21|
|Van der Voort Constantyn '19|
|Constantyn Van der Voort '19 *|
|4||Ranney School||Panthers||12/9||Luke Arnone '19||Blake Epstein '19|
|Cameron Giblin '19||Matthew Hamelsky '19|
|Brooke Schmelz '21||Will Beyer '20|
|John Cocozza '20|
|5||Norfolk Collegiate School||Oaks||9/12||Parker Purrington '19||Ray Domena '19|
|Chris Robertson '19||Sam Beck '21|
|Alex Schuck '21||Jon Krueger '20|
|6||Bethesda - Chevy Chase HS||Battlin' Baron||6/15||Nick Budington '21||Liam Gronda '20|
|Friso Grolleman '20||Anna Grolleman '22 *|
|Matt Budington '21||C. Augie Spendley '19|
|7||The Stony Brook School||Bears||3/18||Jack Crager '20||Ella Simmons '19|
|Thomas DeRose '19||Harry Fredericks '22|
|Lilly Jette '21||Joshua Pavao '20|
|Will Meitz '19||Alyssa Jette '19|
|Margaret Hunt '19|
|8||Poquoson High School||Islanders||2/19||Jack McKenna '20||Emmaline DiCarlo '20|
|Charlotte Patterson '20||Ashlyn Wise '21|
|Chase Brewer '22||Claire DiCarlo '22|
|*||Number of races won when tied teams met (2)|
|**||Number of races won when tied teams met (1)|