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Sail America elects new 2017 board members

Sail America elected three new members to its 2017 board of directors.

Sail America, the trade association for the U.S. sailing industry, elected three new members to its 2017 board of directors.

They are Kevin Carlan, of Mastry Engine Center; Josie Tucci, of The Moorings; and Peter Trogdon, of Weems & Plath.

Sail America said the new directors will join the newly elected board president, Jim Abel, of West Marine.

They also will join current board members Jeff Johnstone, of J Boats, as board treasurer/secretary; Erin Schanen (vice chairwoman), of Sailing Magazine; Mark Pillsbury (vice chairman), of Cruising World; Bob Ross (vice chairman), of Sail Northwest; Scot West (past president), of Ronstan; Kevin Murphy, of the National Marine Manufacturers Association; Jack Gierhart, of US Sailing; Chris Doscher, of Beneteau USA; Reagan Haynes, of Soundings Trade Only; Lou Sandoval, of Karma Yacht Sales; and Kimo Worthington, of North Sails.

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