Each semester the Villanova Sailing team competes in about five regattas within the MAISA conference. 
The team travels all along the east coast over the weekends to compete.


  • MAISA Southern Spring Qualifier MAISA Southern Spring Qualifier (April 18-19 2015)Left to Right: Liz Day '18, Jack Dyment '18, Lawson Buckley '18, David Aldian '17, Austin Tipp '18, Julianna Lee '17, Dominic Re '15         The team had great success this weekend (April 18-19) at the MAISA Southern Qualifier. Sailors Dominic Re '15, David Aldian '17, Julianna Lee '17, Liz Day '18, Austin Tipp '18, Lawson Buckley '18, and Jack Dyment '18 traveled to the College of William and Mary in VA with the hope of qualifying for the America's Trophy.     Weather made Saturday a very beautiful day with temperatures reaching 85 in the afternoon but very light winds. A division skipper David Aldian with crew Julianna Lee sailed the first ...
    Posted Apr 20, 2015, 7:48 PM by Sailing Officers
  • Ocean County Spring Open  Ocean County Spring Open (April 11 2015)    Saturday April 11th , Villanova sent a team up to New Jersey to sail in a regatta hosted by Ocean County College at Tom's River Yacht Club. The wind that day was shifty at best with gusts blowing anywhere between 10 and 30 knots. Domenic Re ('15) sailed A fleet with crews alternating between Alex Heid ('15) and Liz Day ('18), while David Alldian ('17), Julianna Lee ('17) and Lawson Buckley ('18) sailed in B fleet. By the end of the day, Villanova secured second place in A division and first place in B division. Overall, the team tied for first but was awarded second place due to a head-to-head tiebreaker ...
    Posted Apr 20, 2015, 7:44 PM by Sailing Officers
  • MAISA South Spring Qualifier at Hampton MAISA South Spring Qualifier at Hampton (March 30-31)Despite Villanova’s university-wide break for Easter weekend, Coach Matt Newborn and four student-sailors made the six hour drive to Hampton University in Hampton, VA for the MAISA’s South Spring Qualifier, the site of the 2013 National Semifinals in May. One of the most important regattas of the spring season, the event was the qualifier for both the America’s Trophy (MAISA Spring Championship) as well as the Leroy Grant (a secondary championship regatta). As both of these regattas also affect the end of season rankings, it was imperative for us to qualify. With several days off from school for the break, we left on Friday morning and ...
    Posted Apr 4, 2013, 5:41 AM by William Joumas
  • Old Guard Intersectional at Navy Old Guard Regatta at Navy (March 23-24)After watching Villanova basketball’s disappointing loss to UNC on Friday March 22nd, we drove to Baltimore in anticipation of the Old Guard Intersectional at the U.S. Naval Academy that weekend.On Saturday morning, following a quick trip to APS, the team was greeted by a puffy northwesterly rolling down the Severn River. Domenic Re ’15 and Scott Barnhill ’14 started in A division sailing FJs while Will Joumas ’14 and Patricia Kelly ’14 began in B division racing 420s. Throughout the day, inconsistent gusts of up to 18 kts sporadically appeared around the course, helping certain boats, while a nearby skipper could be dealing with just 5 kts of ...
    Posted Apr 6, 2013, 2:34 PM by William Joumas
  • St. Mary's College Women's Intersectional March 16-17, St. Mary's College (MD)St. Patrick’s Day weekend was momentous for the Villanova Sailing Team, led by Coach Matt Newborn, as they sent their first-ever women’s team to the St. Mary’s Women’s Intersectional in St. Mary’s City, MD.  With 15 of the top ranked women’s teams from around the country scheduled to attend, the level of competition at this regatta was possibly the highest we have ever faced. Among the fleet were seven schools from our region, MAISA (Mid-Atlantic), seven from NESIA (New England), two from SAISA (South Atlantic), and University of Hawaii flying in from PCCSC (Pacific).Saturday morning was brisk with winds starting at about 5 ...
    Posted Mar 20, 2013, 3:19 PM by William Joumas
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Spring 2015


Washington College TR
Chestertown, MD

CNU Invitational
Chestertown, MD


Ocean County Spring Open
Toms River, NJ

South Spring Qualifier
William and Mary
Williamsburg, VA

Greater NY Dinghy Regatta at Morris Yacht and Beach Club
City Island, New York

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