First Team All-New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association (NEISA) honours, were the prize awaiting BVI Olympic hopeful Alec Anderson as he continued his impressive run on the intercollegiate circuit. For the first time in history, the Roger Williams University Sailing Team was ranked number one in the United States in the rankings as determined by Sailing World.
April saw the team win the New England Coed Dinghy Championship, in addition to the Central Series Four and the Friis Trophy. The Hawks also placed second in the Kreuger Cup, the Central Four and the Gibb Trophy.
In addition the Roger Williams University Sailing team gained a berth to the ICSA Coed Dinghy National Championship after a third-place finish at the ICSA Coed Dinghy Western Semifinals in Long Beach, California.
In the NEISA Coed championships, the Hawks had an easy victory with a total of 72 points, while their nearest challengers, Brown University, finished on 30 points.
Division A saw Skipper with the assistance of three different crew members,Seifert, Bellaosa and Wilson, attaining first position, gaining four first place finishes and nine others in the top four.
Division B saw Skipper Anderson assisted by crew members Pimental and Salt-marsh taking first place, gaining six victories on the way.