St. Petersburg, Fla. (May 28, 2013) – Today was the first day of the ICSA/Gill Coed National Championship, co-hosted by the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, Eckerd College and the St. Petersburg Yacht Club. The top eighteen collegiate sailing teams in the nation reported to the regatta venue on Tampa Bay in St. Petersburg, Fla. to compete for the Henry A. Morss Memorial Trophy, awarded to the winning team. The trophy was donated by a group of nationally known yachtsmen as a memorial to Henry A. Morss, a Boston yachtsman and 1907 Bermuda Race winner, as well as a Massachusetts Institute of Technology alumnus and benefactor.
St. Petersburg, Fla. (May 27, 2013) – Today was the third and final day of the ICSA/APS Team Race National Championship on Tampa Bay in St. Petersburg, Fla. This event is the second of three collegiate sailing national championships co-hosted by the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, Eckerd College and St. Petersburg Yacht Club this spring. After three days of racing excitement Yale University came away with the Championship title winning the Walter C. Wood Trophy.