RE advances to national keelboat championship

Ransom Everglades earned its first-ever bid to the national championship of keelboat racing after a dominant performance by sailors Stephan Baker '22, Nicolas Echarte '21, Luis LaFontisee '21 and Lachlain McGranahan '20 at the South Atlantic Interscholastic Sailing Association District Keelboat Qualifier Regatta in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Light winds made for tedious and tactical sailing, by RE's four-person team prevailed on Oct. 5, concluding the seven-race series with four first-place finishes. With the effort, the crew secured the only SAISA bid for the 2019 Interscholastic Sailing Association Keelboat Invitational Regatta Dec. 13-15 in St. Petersburg. RE's sailing team is lead by coach Joe Logan.
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Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.