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Michelle Lahrkamp and Gabriella DelBello win the U.S. Youth Sailing Championship in the Doublehanded Dinghy - International 420.

  WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C. (June 27, 2018) – Boat speed mixed with patience and finesse proved to be the key ingredients to victory for this year’s newly crowned and celebrated Youth Champs. The 2018 U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, hosted by the Carolina Yacht Club, came to a conclusion on Wednesday following three days of racing from Wrightsville Beach, N.C. [...]

Commodore Peter Duncan wins the Etchells Mid-Winters Championship, with AYC Member Kevin Grainger finishing third.

Commodore Peter Duncan wins the Etchells Mid-Winters Championship, with AYC Member Kevin Grainger finishing third. The 2017-18 Etchells Biscayne Bay Regatta Series wrapped up with the 3-day Midwinters East Regatta for the Schoonmaker Cup on March 2-4 in Miami, FL. Forty-four boats came out to beautiful Biscayne Bay for the scheduled 8-race regatta, under [...]

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 [...]

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