Oaks Win Regatta

DSC_1045Collegiate sailors ruled the waves Saturday, winning the fleet racing regatta on the Elizabeth River, ten points ahead of second-place Christchurch School.

The Oaks finished with 39 points, Christchurch had 49 points, and third place finisher Norfolk Academy had 58 points.

The team of skipper Dreugh Phillips and crew Sarah Smith led the fleet with 18 points in seven races while skipper Ellie Maus and crew Ashley Obermeyer were closed behind with 21 points (lowest point total wins).

DSC_1124The Oaks sail at home on the Elizabeth River on Thursday, then travel to the MASSA Fleet Race in Maryland over the weekend.

For more pictures, go to Oaks sailing.

VISA Fleet Race Regatta

1. Norfolk Collegiate 39; 2. Christchurch 49; 3. Norfolk Academy 58; 4. Poquoson 120; 5. Phoebus 128; 6. Hampton Roads 152; 7. St. Christopher’s 167; 8. York 172; 9. Walsingham 191; 10. St. Catherine’s 225; 11. Smithfield 230; 12. Maury 233.

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