The Backus sisters have been sailing, and winning, since they were kids. (Heidi Backus Riddle)

Heidi Backus Riddle of Vermilion has been sailing since she was 10. A former Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year, she’s still sailing — and winning.

See what she has to say about the male-dominated world of sailing and her boat, Nuts, on our sister website,