HWS earned 115 points in 12 races to edge runner-up Washington (Md.) by one point at the Arrigan Memorial Regatta. Sophomore Sam Padnos and first-year Aimee Kelleher sailed the HWS A boat, posting a regatta-low 53 points by finishing six of the 12 races in the top-3. Guided by sophomores David Thompson and Holly Huffine the HWS B boat placed fourth overall with 62 points, after placing in the top-5 in 10 races.
First-year Austen Anderson and junior Emily Pelo won the C division of the Boston Dinghy Cup, totaling 105 points in 17 races. In the B division, juniors John Sampson and Meghan Jordan finished sixth, while seniors Austin Kana and Kaitlyn Van Nostrand took eighth in the A division. The group finished with an overall score of 384, 38 points behind first-place finisher Harvard.
At Merchant Marine, senior Josh Parks and sophomore Hannah Littell finished third in the B division with 80 points. Senior Rob Crane and sophomore Kelly Crane took 10th in the A division (143 points).
The sailing team will be back on the water April 4-5, when it competes in the Southern New England Team Race at Connecticut College, and the Dellenbaugh Trophy Regatta at Brown.