Fresh off of a National Championship victory Nov. 20, 2016, the Georgetown sailing team begins to prepare for a new spring season.
The Hoyas are also the reigning national champions in spring season collegiate fleet sailing. This weekend, the team is set to compete in preseason races with nearby sailing teams.
While many members of last year’s national championship team have graduated, these exhibition matches will give a relatively new group of Hoyas an opportunity to test the waters.
Head Coach Michael Callahan discussed the effect that the departure of many skilled sailors has had on his team.
“We’re not as good as were last year. We lost most of our best sailors. We’re in the mix. It would take a lot of improvement to be considered a favorite, but we’re certainly in the top ten,” Callahan said.
Georgetown’s victory in the fall demonstrates the…
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