The Varsity Offshore Sailing Team's latest weapon: the TP-52 "Hooligan." The very generous donor is letting us keep the name, which is fitting since during WWII a band of young yachtsmen and fishermen were recruited to help protect the United States' East coast from Hitler's deadly fleet of Nazi U-Boats. They were called the "Hooligan Navy" (aka "The Corsair Squadron"). Our 100' schooner "Summerwind" actually saw service in the Hooligan Navy. If you're interested in the history the National Sailing Hall of Fame has an excellent video available to stream:
The coaching staff and Midshipmen are very excited to get her in the water for the 2016 season.