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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 [...]

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.  

AYC Fall Series Regatta and Leukemia Cup

American Yacht Club is pleased to announce that the Notice of Race has been posted for the AYC Fall Series Regatta and Leukemia Cup. This event is scheduled for two consecutive weekends and will consist of two separate course areas and a number of exciting One-Design, IRC, and PHRF classes. A Navigators Course is scheduled for Saturday, September 23rd for boats participating in the [...]

Leukemia Cup Regatta & Dinner

  Leukemia Cup Regatta & Dinner Mark your calendars for this year’s Leukemia Cup Regatta. Part of the club’s Fall Series regatta, the cup will include a fun day of sailing, a stand up paddle and kayak event, and an evening dinner and auction. Last year’s Leukemia Cup raised over $150,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and we are determined to do [...]

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