Brunswick topped Greens Farms at Indian Harbor Yacht Club on Thursday, winning the team-race event by a 2-0 score. The Bruins move to 2-1 on the young season and look to race again on Saturday, April 7, against several schools at Indian Harbor.
Brunswick opened the 2018 season with a 1-1 day on the water near Indian Harbor Yacht Club on Wednesday. In the team-racing event, the Bruins topped Darien H.S. by a 2-1 margin, while falling to Fairfield Prep by a similar score.
Brunswick’s Leyton Borcherding, along with skipper Max Anker, took third place in the U-17 class at the 2017 Open 420 European Championships in Athens, Greece. During the six-day, 12-race championship, the Americans picked up a pair of first place finishes, collecting a total of 94 points, as the winning boat from Italy sailed away from the fleet with 62 points.
Brunswick’s Leyton Borcherding, along with skipper Max Anker, won the 420 class at the 2017 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships in Corpus Christi, Texas. The winning duo earned the U.S. title by one point in come-from-behind fashion, besting the race leader on the ninth and final race.