Saturday, January 30, 2016

Hampton University Sailing Announces Spring 2016 Schedule

HAMPTON, Virginia -- Hampton University head sailing coach Alessandro Ambrosi has announced the Pirates' spring 2016 schedule, a slate that includes a pair of home regattas.

The Pirates, who won three regattas in the fall, will open the spring in the Charleston Intercollegiate in Charleston, S.C. on Feb. 20-21, before hosting the Pirate Team Race at Strawberry Banks on Feb. 27-28.

From there, Hampton will sail in the ODU Spring Open on March 5-6, before heading to Williamsburg, Va. on March 19-20 for the William & Mary Spring Open. After that, the Pirates will return to Strawberry Banks for the MAISA/SAISA Intersectional on March 26-27.

April will kick off with the CNU Webb Open on April 2-3, before the Pirates head to Philadelphia, Pa. on April 9-10 for the Nova Spring Open. Hampton will then compete in the Grant Trophy on April 16-17 in West Long Branch, N.J., before heading to New York, N.Y. for the Great N.Y. Dinghy on April 23-24.

The America Trophy will be held April 30-May 1 in the Bronx, N.Y.

For more information on Hampton University sailing, please call the Office of Sports Information at (757) 727-5811, or visit the official Pirates website at
2/20-21/2016  Charleston Interconference Charleston, S.C.All Day                        
2/27-28/2016  Pirate Team Race Hampton, Va.All Day                        
3/5-6/2016  ODU Spring Open Norfolk, Va.All Day                        
3/19-20/2016  William & Mary Spring Open Williamsburg, Va.All Day                        
3/26-27/2016  MAISA/SAISA Intersectional Hampton, Va.All Day                         
4/2-3/2016  CNU Webb Open Newport News, Va.All Day                         
4/9-10/2016  Nova Spring Open Philadelphia, Pa.All Day                         
4/16-17/2016  Grant Trophy West Long Branch, N.J.All Day                        
4/23-24/2016  Great N.Y. Dinghy New York, N.Y.All Day                         
4/30-5/1/2016  America Trophy Bronx, N.Y.All Day                     


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