Four Florida yacht clubs have women at the helm

For the first time in history, all four yacht clubs in the Pensacola, Fla., area are being led by female commodores. "For a women aspiring to become commodore, she should immerse herself in club activities. The more involved one becomes, the greater the exposure to membership," says Susan McKinnon, the first female commodore in the Pensacola Yacht Club's 105-year-old history. "Familiarization of the process to acquire a leadership position within the club is crucial. It's a natural progression."

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