home

forecast weather station weather station
The Spring Break 'Trophy' Regatta
Collegiate sailors train in Oriental
March 25, 2024

I
n Oriental, Spring Break means sailing.

It’s when NC State SailPack and a handful of other college sailing teams descend on Oriental.

xx
UNC Tar Heels: judging the wind & and smiling for the camera.

Home base is Bow to Stern Boating. Sailors map out their plans on land, then head to the beach for on-the-water training.

xx
SailPack brought in a coach for the week.

At the end of the week, they hit the water to compete in the (newly named) Bow to Stern Trophy Regatta.

xx
NC State sailing in a pack.
xx
UNC offers up smiling ballast.

This year’s teams drove in from the University of South Carolina, University of North Carolina, Embry-Riddle University, NC State, and UNC Wilmington.

xx
South Carolina Gamecocks round the mark.

NC State, who hired a coach for the week, swept the competition:

xx

Spring Break sailing is a precursor to the big collegiate Regatta in April: The SailPack Regatta, Saturday & Sunday, April 20-21.

xx
Following UNC Wilmington to the next mark.
xxxxxx
How some college sailors spend their Spring Break.
xx
UNC tightens the jib sheet.
xx
UNC Wilmington sailors making a splash.
xx
Embry-Riddle heads downwind.
xx
UNC Wilmington approaches the mark, followed by South Carolina and Embry-Riddle.
xx
South Carolina Gamecocks sail on by.

Posted Monday March 25, 2024 by Allison DeWeese


Share this page:

back to top