Roger Vaughan

ROGER VAUGHAN covered Bob Dylan, The Beatles, the Woodstock and Monterrey Pop Festivals, the Boston Symphony in China, and the Volvo (Whitbread) Round the World Race (from on board) for LIFE magazine. He was founding editor of TheYACHT magazine, and wrote about several America’s Cups, Olympics, and other grand prix sailing events for both ESPN TV, and print. His 16 published books include the America’s Cup (3); baseball (Tony Gwynn); hockey (Barry Melrose); golf (The Women’s Game); and development of the exclusive Caribbean island of Mustique. His biographies include media magnate and America’s Cup winner Ted Turner; the late music director Herbert von Karajan; the late medical researcher Hilary Koprowski; and educator, philanthropist and sailor, Harry Anderson. His most recent book (5/20/17) is The Medal Maker a biography of Victor Kovalenko, whose teams have won more Olympic medals than those of any sailing coach in history. Work in progress is a documentary film and biography of Arthur Curtiss James, the last of America’s railroad barons.


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