Grit – it’s the single-minded pursuit of a dream, the ability to dig deep when the chips are down, the sheer display of will and the inner resolve to achieve. It’s also exactly what Charlotte Rose exhibited during her second …Read More »
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Charlotte Rose Wins First National Sailing Championship for JU
The day dawned over Narragansett Bay in Newport, R.I., with bright skies and a brisk northerly wind. On the bank, the boats sat uncharacteristically still. Built for speed, the Laser Radials were meant to slice through currents, but like most …Read More »
Waterfront programs producing two-day celebration this weekend
Jacksonville University’s sailing and rowing teams, the Marine Science Research Institute and OCEARCH have partnered to produce the first Waterfront Celebration to support and promote their programs.
The event is open to both the University and the greater Jacksonville communities. …Read More »
Four waterfront programs are focus of weekend celebration
It’s difficult to imagine Jacksonville University without the St. Johns River.
“Our location is critical to who we are,” says Dr. Quinton White, executive director of the Marine Science Institute (MSRI), one of the University’s signature waterfront programs along with …Read More »
Sophomore sailor heads Down Under seeking to secure Olympics berth
The Jacksonville University community turned out this week to wish sophomore Charlotte Rose good luck as she attempts to secure a place on the US Olympic sailing team.
Charlotte left Thursday for the Radial World Championships beginning Friday, Feb. 21, …Read More »
Sailing team successfully navigates 2020 Rose Bowl Regatta
The Jacksonville University sailing team finished sixth out of 20 college teams at the recently concluded 55th annual Rose Bowl Regatta at the US Sailing Center in Long Beach, Calif.
Dolphins sailors finished ahead of several nationally ranked teams, …Read More »
New York alumni hosts sailing team for Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta
Jacksonville University alumni and sailor Edward “Buttons” Padin ‘70 hosted the Dolphins sailing team earlier this fall for the 2019 Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta.
You can read the story written by Mr. Padin himself at the Scuttlebutt Sailing news website.…Read More »
JU Sailing Team Reaches National Championship Finals for First Time
This spring, as the Jacksonville University campus prepared for final exams, the JU Sailing Team was preparing for a test of a different kind: the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association’s spring National Championships in Newport, Rhode Island. For the first time in …Read More »
Olympic Hopeful & JU Freshman Charlotte Rose Sails to Her Next Win
By Sheri Webber
Racing a sailboat is equal parts art – feeling the movement of the boat, sensing the optimal time to change course – and science, calculating ever-changing wind speeds and water currents.
Freshman kinesiology major Charlotte Rose is …Read More »
Olympian Visit: Farrah Hall on JU Waterfront
By Sheri Webber
The first week in October marked Olympian Farrah Hall’s second visit to Jacksonville University (JU).
She says, “The story behind me coming to the University is interesting. Dr. Steven Davis, who is very enthusiastic about building a …Read More »