NEISA Sailors of the Week, Weekend 10, Fall 2017

***Scott Rasmussen is the COED NEISA Sailor of the Week***

St Petersburg, FL – 11/8/17-Scott Rasmussen ’20 of Boston College placed an impressive fifth place at the ICSA men’s national singlehanded championship hosted by the University of South Florida this weekend.  Rasmussen, the defending champion, battled a very competitive field of 18 competitors, which included 2015 singlehanded champion from the College of Charleston, Stefano Peschiera.  Peschiera found his light air form early, and sailed a very consistent scoreline and the championship, while Rasmussen battled hard over 12 races and finished just 3 points out of second place.

Around the conference

Connecticut College defended their home turf with a win at the Hap Moore Team Race Regatta.  The Coast Guard Academy bested a twenty team field with a win at the Sister Esther regatta hosted by Salve Regina.  Boston College took a tie-breaker over Boston University at the Horn Trophy team race regatta, hosted by Harvard.  Mass Maritime finished second at the Kennedy Cup. Tufts beat Mass Maritime in a tie breaker at the Crews Regatta hosted by Northeastern.