Frank, Nance (1949–)

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Frank, Nance (1949–)

American skipper. Born 1949 in Key West, Florida.

Became 1st skipper to enter an ocean sailboat race with all-female crew, as skipper of 50-foot sailboat Ichiban in 475-mile race from Annapolis, MD, to Newport, RI (June 1991), and came in 8th in fleet of 9, with crew of 12 women; an avid art collector, also co-wrote Before and After with Cuban-American artist Mario Sanchez.

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