Go Bulldogs! Meet Team Yale Corinthian

The Bulldogs are making their first appearance at the Baldwin Cup this year. Young and able-bodied we all know where they sailed in college. But what more is there to these former collegiate sailors?

Avery Patton

Where are you from originally? Connecticut

What are your sailing nickname(s)? Bravery

What is your sailing background? My dad raced at NY Maritime in the 60s
4 years of YCYC
8 months on Tall Ship Bounty
misc. racing of Buccaneer, Highlander, Laser

How many 25¢ beers will you drink during the Cup? Impossible to estimate

Who do you think is your biggest competition? Why? Ourselves … the greatest challenge in life is to know thyself.

Why will your team win this year’s Baldwin Cup? Secret YCYC technology, decades in development

Jamie Ewing

James EwingWhere are you from originally? Charleston, SC

What are your sailing nickname(s)? Sketchy Alum

What is your pre-regatta ritual? Coffee and a [censored]

What is your sailing background? Back when people came out of the volcanoes, my earlier Thetan was one of the early commanders of the proto-Sea Org. Not much since then, though.

How many 25¢ beers will you drink during the Cup? Too many, and it won’t be enough

Who do you think is your biggest competition? Why? My liver. See the $0.25 beer question.

Why will your team win this year’s Baldwin Cup? Because someone has to.

If your boat had a theme song, what would it be?

Joseph Morris

Where are you from originally? Annapolis

What are your sailing nickname(s)? Joemo

What is your pre-regatta ritual? Breakfast and jokes

What is your sailing background? 470 US Sailing Team 2010, 2011 49er Olympic campaign currently with teammate Thomas Barrows, 4 time all American at Yale

How many 25¢ beers will you drink during the Cup? Too many

Who do you think is your biggest competition? Why? Who knows?

Why will your team win this year’s Baldwin Cup? We’ve sailed together on and off for a long time

If your boat had a theme song, what would it be?

Molly Carapiet

Where are you from originally and where did you sail in college? San Francisco

What is your sailing background? Yale Sailing Team (2002-2006) (5 time all american, won women’s nationals in 2004 and signlehanded nationals in 2005)
US Sailing Team– 470’s (2005-2010)
US Sailing Development Team- Women’s Skiff (2012-13)
Other match racing and team racing experience

Nicole Breault

Nicole BreaultWhere are you from originally Old Lyme, CT

What is your pre-regatta ritual? Coffee

What is your sailing background? Raced I-420s growing up, sailed for Yale, played in 470s, raced Lightnings before coming west, more recently have raced J/105s, J/80s, and J/22s (main/tactics, helm, bow respectively)…also like to match race.

How many 25¢ beers will you drink during the Cup? As many as required

Who do you think is your biggest competition? Why? Myself. No explanation necessary.

Why will your team win this year’s Baldwin Cup? “Where’er upon life’s sea we sail:
‘For God, for Country and for Yale!'”

If your boat had a theme song, what would it be?

Phil

Mr-RedactedWhere are you from originally? Newport Beach

What is your pre-regatta ritual? Practice

What is your sailing background? NHYC Non-Calm! Dinghies and small keelboats. Yale sailing team ’03-07.
2nd 2008 Soiland Cup
2nd 2008 Jackson Cup Sonars
2nd 2007 College Team Race Nationals
3rd 2007 NYYC Team Race V15s
1st 2006 College New England Team Race Champs

How many 25¢ beers will you drink during the Cup? Whatever Bartender Joe decides

Who do you think is your biggest competition? Why? Myself.

Why will your team win this year’s Baldwin Cup? We would win the regatta if our scores dictated such a result.

If your boat had a theme song, what would it be?

Thomas Barrows

Where are you from originally? St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

What are your sailing nickname(s)? Tombo

What is your pre-regatta ritual? I like to run a mile before racing every morning.

What is your sailing background? I sailed optimist growing up. Then I sailed 420s and lasers in high school and college sailing.

How many 25¢ beers will you drink during the Cup? No clue.

Who do you think is your biggest competition? Why?

Why will your team win this year’s Baldwin Cup? We have a great team leader, Phil, who has put a lot of time and effort into 4v4 team racing. We also may get lucky.

If your boat had a theme song, what would it be?