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Around the world in 15 months: Local boater offers experience of a lifetime

By Delaney Brown Students looking for an adventure can now sail across the seven seas. Local boater Johannes “Jopie” Helsen, 69, is looking for a USF St. Petersburg student to join him as he circumnavigates the globe, raising money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Helsen hopes that he can find a student who is […]

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Underdog Team Sails Into Victory

The USF Sailing team hosted the third regatta of the season on Sept. 24 and brought home a decisive victory in challenging conditions. The event was sailed in the school’s fleet of Flying Juniors, a competitive two-person dinghy raced in most college events.  Competitors from universities across the state of Florida came to field a […]

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Student sails in second place victory

Competing against 18 full rig sailors, freshman Christopher Stocke cruised into the National Sailing Competition in Chicago this past December and brought home a second place victory. Each sailor had to place in regional competitions in order to qualify for the national event. The competition took place Dec. 4 through Dec.6 at the Chicago Yacht […]