Sailing Readies for Wood Trophy

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The Harvard sailing team returns to action with its first home contest, March 8-9. The team will race for the Wood Trophy, hosted on the Charles River. The team will look to collect its second title in as many years.

Forecast
Wood Trophy - Boston
The Crimson will have partly cloudy skies and a pleasant weekend in the 40s and 50s while racing for the Wood Trophy. On Saturday, winds are expected to come from the northwest around 13 knots, with a high of 42. Sunday calls for warmer weather, with highs in the mid 50s. The wind dies down a bit on Sunday, coming in from the southwest around 10 knots.

 

What to Know

  • Racing at the Hap Moore and Bob Bavier Team Race last weekend, the Crimson placed third (Bob Bavier) and sixth (Hap Moore) to open its spring campaign.
  • The Wood Trophy marks the first home regatta for the Crimson of the season. In 2018-19, Harvard took home a first-place finish at the competition.

What's Next
Harvard will continue its season with a pair of regattas next weekend, March 14-15. The team will head back to the USNA (Annapolis, Maryland / Graham Hall), while also staying local to race at MIT (Boston / Geiger Trophy).