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Humans of yachting - Kelly Gordon

Updated: Nov 29, 2023

The chemistry professor-turned superyacht captain on pursuing her passion for the water. By Dominique Afacan

“I grew up in the middle of America in Indiana on a small farm, surrounded by cows and pigs and corn and wheat, so just about the furthest from yachting you can get! I got my bachelor’s degree there and then headed to North Carolina to get my master’s degree in chemistry. There, I found the ocean and the sun and really big boats.


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