Posts Tagged ‘Sailing’

Dalhousie Tigers: Fall 2012 Semester in Review

Rookie Meghan Toswell and Co. are hoping to keep their momentum into the next semester. (Chris Parent photo)

By: Ian Froese, Sports Editor, Graeme Benjamin, Assistant Sports Editor, Henry Whitfield, Katelynn Gough, Alex Hallink, Arfa Ayub, Paula Sanderson, Sports Contributors This was a semester of predictability. Our teams that we expected to dominate did so. Our teams that we figured would encounter some growing pains have experienced a rocky few months. If you…

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Dal sails to France—again

Dal’s Ryan Himmelman and Jacob Saunders have set sail for France. (Photo supplied)

Team Canada at the 32nd Student Yachting World Cup will once again be made up of Dalhousie students: seven, in fact, and one other from Saint Mary’s. “We were a little rushed last time around,” says skipper Ted Murphy. “We didn’t fully know what we were getting into, so we weren’t quite as prepared.” Last…

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Dalhousie sailors represent Canada

Home team France was crowned top crew

Sixth place internationally for campus crew There is something about beating Americans that is just so sweet for Canadians. At the Student Yachting World Cup in France, Team Canada, represented by the Dalhousie Sailing Club, did exactly that, beating the Maine Maritime Academy. “We killed them,” says Canadian team member Justin Hall. “They’ve been training…

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Dalhousie crew sails to France

Dal's seven-person team will hope for smooth sailing in France. Photo by Anglea Gzowski

Sailing team will represent Canada at world championship A crew of seven Dalhousie sailors will leave the familiar waters of Halifax’s Northwest Arm later this month to set sail in France, representing not just their school but their country. “It’s a pretty sweet handle to say, yeah, we’re going to the world championships,” said fourth-year…

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I’m on a boat

By Joel Tichinoff, Sports Editor Every sailor knows that moment. The wind snaps out the sails, the boat surges forward and water sings from the stern. The sailors of the Dalhousie sailing team know that moment well as they take to the waters of the Atlantic four times a week – sun, rain or snow. Dal…

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