Ken Read

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Date of Birth June 24, 1961
Place of Birth Rhode Island
Age 59 years old
Horoscope Cancer

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Ken Read (sailor)

Kenneth Read is an American yachtsman who is considered one of the world's most accomplished and celebrated sailors. He was named United States Rolex Yachtsman of the Year twice, and has won more than 40 world, North American, and national championships in a variety of classes, with nine of those being World Championships titles in the J/24, Etchells 22 and yacht classes. While sailing at Boston University, Read was a three-time collegiate All American and is now a member of the BU Hall of Fame. Read also won the "Everett B. Morris Trophy", awarded to the ICSA College Sailor of the Year in 1982.

About Ken Read

Yachtsman widely considered one of the best sailors in the world. He is the winner of more than forty titles at events like the Volvo Ocean Race.

Before Fame

He was named as the the ICSA's College Sailor of the Year while sailing for Boston University in 1982.

Achievement

He was named United States Rolex Yachtsman of the Year in 1985 and again in 1995.

Family Life

He married a woman named Kathy.

Associations

He and Olympic gold medalist Paul Elvstrom are two of the world's most accomplished yachtsman.

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  • US Sailor of the Year
  • Volvo Ocean Race sailors
  • American male sailors (sport)
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Latest information about Ken Read updated on October 18, 2020.

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