Class of 2014

Henry Hill “Harry” Anderson, Jr.

Harry Anderson - Dan Nerney photo

“We must not waver from our determination to offer youth an alternative to our plastic world…”

June 2, 1921
Birthplace: New York, New York

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Nathaniel Bowditch

Nathaniel Bowditch

“I will put down in the book nothing I can’t teach the crew.”

March 26, 1773 – March 16, 1838
Birthplace: Salem, Massachusetts

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I hope you will consider contributing this year. Complete the form below to donate now and help us continue to celebrate the heroes of our sport.

Your Annual Giving gift supports the National Sailing Hall of Fame’s Four Pillars:

• The Hall of Fame Inductions
     …held annually in the Fall at yacht clubs around the nation.

• STEM Sailing 
     …offering the opportunity for students to sail, learn math and science and receive academic credit.

• Sailing in the American Experience 
     …virtual exhibitions showcasing sailing's contributions to American art & culture, including "Sailing Covers from New Yorker Magazine."

• On-Site Programs 
     …including the Recovering Warrior Regattas, BULL & BEAR sailing, and more.

If you prefer to mail in your donation, you can click here to download and print the donation form.

Thank you for your consideration.

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Carl Martin Eichenlaub, Jr.

Carl Eichenlaub

“Winning sailboat races isn’t about boat handling, or tactics – you just need a faster boat.”

Birthplace: San Diego, California

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Olaf Theodore Harken

OlafHarken

“When trying new stuff our rule is to ask, 'if it all goes bad, can we survive?'
Then we go to the bar and forget what we just said and do it anyway!”

May 6, 1939
Birthplace: Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia
U.S. Citizen: February 18, 1963, Atlanta, Georgia

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Peter Oscar Harken

PeterHarken

"I grew up in the Far East tropics, but my parents were Dutch and Swedish, so I had their DNA and took to winter sports."

August 18, 1937
Birthplace: Surabaya, Java, Indonesia
U.S. Citizen: December 18, 1968, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Lewis Francis Herreshoff

Lewis Francis Herreshoff

“If I can get you thinking with an open mind, my object will be accomplished.”

November 11, 1890 – December 1, 1972
Birthplace: Bristol, Rhode Island

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John Beresford “Jim” Kilroy

JimKilroy

“My best memories of the Kialoa years are of the crew, what we accomplished together.
They’ve all stayed in touch, forging friendships around the world.”

May 1, 1922 — September 29, 2016
Birthplace: Ruby, Alaska

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

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George Dyer O’Day

GeorgeODay

“Stay on the wave as long as possible.”

May 19, 1923 – July 26, 1987
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts

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