Sail America elects new board members

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Sail America elected five new members to its 2014 board of directors.

They are Jim Abel, West Marine; Mark Pillsbury, Cruising World; Bob Ross, Seattle Sailing Club; Erin Schanen, Sailing Magazine; and Ben Wold, National Marine Manufacturers Association.

The new directors will join a board that includes Stanton Murray (president), Murray Yacht Sales; Jeff Johnstone (treasurer/secretary), J/Boats; Greg Emerson (vice president, shows), Marlow-Hunter LLC; Scot West (vice president, association), Ronstan USA; Jay Stockmann (vice president, marketing), Vetus Maxwell; Josh Adams (past president), US Olympic Sailing; Kevin Coughlin, New England Ropes; Laurent Fabre, Beneteau America; Jack Gierhart, US Sailing; Kyle Gross, APS; Jahn Tihansky, U.S. Naval Academy; and Kimo Worthington, North Sails.

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