Renowned sailor who became one of the biggest names in sailing by winnings events like the 1992 Women's World Cup and 2003 One Ton Cup. She also served as President of the Women's Sports Foundation from 2003 to 2004.
She graduated from Michigan State University.
She became the first American to sail in three America's Cups and two Whitbread Around the World races.
She has been in a long-term relationship with New Zealand sailor Barry McKay.
She and England's Samantha Davies are both famous and accomplished female sailors.