American Yacht Club wins Women’s Keelboat Champs:
For the first time in event history, the revitalized 2017 International Women’s Keelboat Championship, a US Sailing Championship, was held outside the United States. Club de Vela La Peña A.C. in Valle de Bravo, Mexico hosted the 16th edition of this historic event and provided the competitors with a unique experience.
Eleven teams representing Canada, Germany, Mexico, and USA raced in J/70 boats on August 15 to 18, with the team representing the American Yacht Club (Rye, N.Y.), led by skipper Megan Ploch (Pelham, N.Y.), edging the competition in a closely contested 6-team Championship Round. After beginning the final day in third place, their victory earned them the right to compe…
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