Freshman Abby Carey and Alicia DeFrancesco take a boat out on the Charles in what sailing master Fran Charles described as very windy conditions--or "blowing the dog off the chain!"--on Thursday, April 14. It was the women's third time out on the water. Photo / Donna Coveney
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on April 27, 2005 (download PDF).