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Carina Becker Earns Crew Position with All Female Team for Sydney Hobart Race

Carina Becker Earns Crew Position with All Female Team for Sydney Hobart Race   Sometimes the fierce competition in sailing is not just on the racecourse but also in the pre-race. On November 20 Carina Becker (American Yacht Club, Rye NY) learned that she had earned one of four crew positions competing against over 170 international female sailors.  This brought great relief and [...]

Commodore Peter Duncan wins the 2017 J/70 World Championship

Porto Cervo, Italy (September 16, 2017) – Peter Duncan (USA), sailing with Jud Smith, Victor Diaz de Leon and Willem van Waay, won the 2017 J/70 World Championship. Continuing their remarkable consistency today with a 1-3, the team never finished worse than third in the six race series, finishing with a 15 point margin over runner-up Brian Keane (USA). Racing for 161 teams was [...]