Northeastern Sailing is composed of around 40 dedicated and motivated student-athletes across all academic years and disciplines. We compete in both Fall and Spring seasons, sending sailors to anywhere from one to seven regattas a weekend, in locations from Maryland to Maine. We have a strong women's team, sending a team to a women's regatta most weekends throughout the season. The "luskies" as they are known within the team, qualified for the 2022 fleet race nationals, making Northeastern sailing history!
Our practices are on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons, from September to November, and from late February until the end of April. We practice in MIT's fleet of 420s and Club FJ's, but sometimes we will use Tech Dinghies.
Originally called "Northeastern Yacht Club" at its inception in 1940, the Northeastern Sailing Team is one of the oldest college sailing teams in the country. Because of our unique 78-year partnership with MIT, we have practiced out of the MIT Sailing Pavilion since our team was established, and continue to call the Charles River home.
With the progression of sailing as a collegiate sport, Northeastern is an active member of the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association (NEISA), one of the most competitive conferences in the Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA). The Boston area is the center of New England College Sailing, hosting many of the top teams in NEISA, such as BU, BC, Harvard, and MIT.