Life on the water has never been as smooth for Nansemond-Suffolk Academy’s sailing team as it was during its fall 2015 campaign.
“It was easily the best season we’ve had, the most successful season we’ve had competitively,” Saints coach Pat Hillard said. “We made some pretty big strides. We have been making progress each season. This was kind of a breakout season for us.”
NSA’s sailing program placed fourth out of 16 teams in the Virginia Interscholastic Sailing Association for 2015. The group of teams includes both public and private schools. In their five season prior to 2015, the highest the Saints placed was 10th, so “we made quite a jump,” Hillard said.
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