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Commodore Kevin Keogh Wins the US Sailing President's Award

Kevin Keogh Wins the US Sailing President's Award Kevin Keogh (Hilton Head, S.C.) was honored with the President’s Award for his special contributions to the sport and partnership with US Sailing. Keogh has been a long-standing supporter of the sport of sailing and a valued partner and volunteer for US Sailing. A now retired lawyer who practiced law in New [...]

Commodore Peter Duncan wins the 2017 Rolex Yachtsman of the Year Award

Peter Duncan, Erika Reineke Selected as US Sailing’s 2017 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year BRISTOL, R.I. (January 25, 2018) – A seasoned veteran steeped in determination and a breakthrough performer on the verge of stardom are the subjects of US Sailing’s 2017 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year. J/70 World Champion Peter [...]

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 [...]

AYC Team wins the 2017 International Women's Keelboat Championship

Congratulations to Megan Ploch, Alix Hahn, Carolyn Russell, and Erin Sprague for winning the 2017 International Women's Keelboat Championship held in Mexico. This is the second consecutive time team AYC has won the IWKC. Click here for more info.  

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