Brunswick sailed to a sixth-place finish at the NESSA Championship at Hotchkiss on Sunday. The Bruins, ranked first in New England, earned a bid to the 15-team fleet racing event after winning a qualifier on Saturday.
On Saturday, Brunswick led wire to wire at one of five qualifying regattas for the NESSA Championship and the O’Day Trophy. The fleet race win by the Bruins, currently ranked first in New England, advances the team to Sunday’s 15-school championship event, held at Hotchkiss.
Brunswick’s Leyton Borcherding placed 10th at the 2018 ISSA Cressy National Championship, hosted by the Macatawa Bay Junior Association, near Holland, Michigan. The 14 races, held on October 27-28, were split between Lake Michigan and nearby Lake Macatawa.
Following a strong second-place finish at a recent regional qualifier, Brunswick sailor Leyton Borcherding will compete at the 2018 National Singlehanded Sailing Championships, held in Macatawa, Mich., on Oct 27-28