St. Patrick sailing team places in local regattas
The St. Patrick sailing team has competed in several regattas this fall.
On October 15, the sailing team sailed in the Monk Smith Regatta hosted by the Bay-Waveland Yacht Club. Twelve boats and six teams from three states completed eight races in a light air event. Individually, St. Patrick finished in third place (James Edwards with crew Landon Stringer) and fourth place (Mallory Edwards with crew Max Grill).
For the fleet race, St. Patrick finished in first place and was followed by St. Michael, Ocean Springs, St. Stanislaus, and Ursuline Academy.
This past weekend, the team competed in the Shearwater Regatta sponsored by the Ocean Springs Yacht Club. The regatta consisted of buoy racing sailed right off the beach in front of the the Ocean Spring Yacht Club. Twelve boats participated and completed six races.
Mallory Edwards and Claire Wingfield finished second place overall and won the last race of the event.
The next sailing event will be the state championship regatta hosted by the Pass Christian Yacht Club and will take place next Saturday, November 5.