"We're getting a lot more females who want to join on their own," Rogers told The Indianapolis Star (http://indy.st/1kRVh0G). "They want to be better sailors. ... The best crew members that we have are ladies. They pay more attention to detail, and they are lighter in weight, so they have less drag for the boat."
While the club has had female skippers through the years, the captain's seat has been dominated by males, he said.