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Tulane sailing home to victory in its first regatta

Ben Friedman, Staff Reporter February 19, 2020

With its first regatta of the season last weekend, Tulane’s sailing team hit the water strong. In the Nelson Roltsch Regatta, named in 1984 after a Tulane sailing member who died while racing down the...

Courtesy of Dave Browning

Tulane sailing finds winds of change in spring season opener

Carrigan English, Training Chair January 30, 2019

Tulane’s newest varsity sport began its first spring season this past weekend in Austin, Texas by participating in the South Eastern Intercollegiate Sailing Association Open. Though the team experienced...

Shape Up or Sail Out: Tulane Sailing seeks to improve after lackluster season start

Shape Up or Sail Out: Tulane Sailing seeks to improve after lackluster season start

Carrigan English, Sports Editor October 25, 2018

Courtesy of Dave Browning With Lake Pontratrain less than 30 minutes away from campus, it was only a matter of time before Tulane added a sailing team to its athletics program. In its debut season, there...

Launching the ships: Tulane sets sail

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor September 4, 2018

While Tulane students and faculty were busy preparing for another academic year, the Green Wave Athletics department has been hard at work setting up the launch of the new varsity sailing program. Tulane...

Charles Higgins, recently hired as the head coach for Tulane's sailing team, works with student sailors at his previous institution. Higgins has been sailing since a young age, and worked at Old Dominion for 10 years before getting hired by Tulane Athletics this year.

From Norfolk to New Orleans: Charles Higgins named Tulane sailing head coach

Bess Turner, Sports Editor October 25, 2017

In anticipation of the Tulane sailing team's transition to varsity status next year, Charles Higgins has been appointed the club's first-ever head coach. Higgins, originally from Texas, held an assistant...

Former vice president Miia Newman (skipper) and former president Alex Betzios (crew) sail at the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association Women's National Competition. With a promotion to varsity status and the addition of a head coach, sailing team members hope to eventually vie for a national championship.

Navigating new waters: Tulane’s sailing team gains varsity status

Bess Turner , Sports Editor August 24, 2017

   Director of Athletics Troy Dannen took the stage at a June 15 Athletics Department press conference to announce the Tulane sailing team would be transitioning from club status to varsity level. "It's...

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