ITHACA, NY – Nick Chisari (Locust Valley, NY) and Shawn Tirone (Jackson Township, NJ) of the Maritime Faculty sailing crew completed initially overall at the Best 9 Open up, which was hosted by Cornell College on Sept. 24-25. In general, Maritime was next in the event, just 5 points guiding the winners from Hobart & William Smith. The Privateers also raced at the MAISA Match Race Championship and American Yacht Club Tumble Regatta past weekend.
Chisari and Tirone placed no decreased than ninth in any of the 12 races, winning 3 and taking next in two other people. They attained 45 whole factors, which was effectively very clear of the field. The Privateers’ other crew of Spencer Barnes (Rocky River, OH) and Eva Leggett (Brookhaven, NY) tallied 87 details to seize sixth location in general. Barnes and Leggett raced their FJ to next area in race 5, completing a 1-2 complete for Maritime at the rear of Chisari and Tirone.
In the meantime, at the MAISA Match Race Championship, which was hosted by the U.S. Merchant Maritime Academy, Maritime took fifth area total. Eight groups had been entered and raced a head-to-head, round-robin series from every of the other 7 in Sonar boats. The Privateers went 4-3 in the function, just missing a place in the semifinals (Maritime and Cornell both completed 4-3, but Cornell received the matchup concerning the two). Maritime’s 4-particular person crew consisted of skipper Benton Amthor (Yorktown, VA), as very well as John Vail (Irvington, VA), Marcus Adam (Severna Park, MD) and Rebecca Runyan (Mastic, NY).
The Privateers’ offshore sailors were being also in action, competing at the American Yacht Club Slide Regatta in Rye, NY. Maritime experienced a pair of J105 groups entered in the function. “Minimal Fish,” skipped by Alexander Clever (Houston, TX) completed next in the sixth and closing race to grab eighth area overall in the 17-boat industry. Becoming a member of Clever on the crew were being Christopher Andersen (Dana Place, CA), Andrew Moreland (Pennsburg, PA), Wesley Pase (Shoreham, NY) and Morris Wilson (San Jose, CA).
James Willis (Huntington, NY) was the skipper of “Conundrum,” which tallied 39 factors to area 10th. That crew, which also bundled John Donnelly (New City, NY), Sean Fogarty (Brick, NJ), Marleigh Henehan (San Diego, CA), Carianna Sconzo (Rockaway Seaside, NY) and Cole Swensen (Port Jefferson, NY), experienced a most effective complete of fourth area in race a few.
Next weekend, the Privateers host the Maritime Tumble Open up, which will attribute FJ and Z420 events. Maritime will also compete at the Women’s ACC Qualifier in Boston and the Van Duyne Trophy, hosted by the U.S. Naval Academy. The American Yacht Club Drop Regatta will also conclude with a 2nd straight weekend of racing.