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Inductees to The National Sailing Hall of Fame - By Year

The Class of 2016

Click here to visit the 2016 Hall of Famers home page , or click on any of the Inductees to go directly to their biography and other links of interest.


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Hall of Fame
2016

Ed Baird - 2016 Hall of Famer
Ed Baird

Malin Burnham - 2016 Hall of Famer
Malin Burnham
*
Bill Ficker - 2016 Hall of Famer Bill Ficker

Electa Johnson - 2016 Hall of Famer Exy Johnson

Irving Johnson - 2016 Hall of Famer Irving Johnson

Bob Johnstone - 2016 Hall of Famer Bob Johnstone

Rod Johnstone - 2016 Hall of Famer Rod Johnstone


Tom Perkins - 2016 Hall of Famer Tom Perkins
*

Dave - Ullman - 2016 Hall of Famer Dave Ullman

* Lifetime Achievement Award

The Class of 2016 Induction will be held on October 30, 2016 during a weekend of ceremonies at the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco, California.

Click here for the Announcement press release (PDF). Click here for the Announcement press release (PDF).


The National Sailing Hall of Fame is a not-for-profit educational institution dedicated to: Preserving the history of the sport and its impact on American culture; honoring those who have made outstanding contributions to the sport of sailing; the teaching of STEM education using sailing as a model, and the role sailing plays in American history; inspiring and encouraging sailing development; and providing an international landmark for sailing enthusiasts.

Click here to read the bylaws and selection criteria used for this Class of 2016.



The Class of 2015

Click here to visit the 2015 Hall of Famers home page , or click on any of the Inductees to go directly to their biography and other links of interest.

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Hall of Fame
2015

Steve Colgate Steve
Colgate
JJ Fetter
JJ
Fetter
Paul Foerster Paul
Foerster

Meade Gougeon
Meade
Gougeon
Jan Gougeon Jan
Gougeon
Sam Merrick
Sam
Merrick *
* Lifetime Achievement Award

The Class of 2015 Induction was held on October 4, 2015 during a weekend of ceremonies and youth educational events at the Bay Head and Toms River Yacht Clubs, both located on Barnegat Bay in New Jersey.



The Class of 2014

Click here to visit the 2014 Hall of Famers home page , or click on any of the Inductees to go directly to their biography and other links of interest.

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Hall of Fame
2014

Harry Anderson - Dan Nerney photo Harry
Anderson, Jr.
NathanielBowditch Nathaniel
Bowditch

Carl Eichenlaub
Carl
Eichenlaub



Peter Harken
Peter
Harken

Olaf Harken Olaf
Harken

L. Francis Herreshoff
L. Francis
Herreshoff
Jim Kilroy Jim
Kilroy
*
George O'Day George
O'Day


* Lifetime Achievement Award

The Class of 2014 was inducted on September 28, 2014 during a weekend of ceremonies and youth educational events at the Bayview and Detroit Yacht Clubs in Detroit, Michigan.



The Class of 2013

Click here to visit the 2013 Hall of Famers home page , or click on any of the Inductees to go directly to their biography and other links of interest.

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Hall of Fame
2013

John Gale Alden
John Gale
Alden
Tom Blackaller
Tom
Blackaller

William Eastman Buchan-thmb
Bill
Buchan

Willliam Starling Burgess
W. Starling
Burgess
Frank Butler
Frank
Butler
Runyon Colie Jr.
Runnie
Colie, Jr.
David Curtis
Dave
Curtis
Timmy Larr
Timmy
Larr
Morris Rosenfeld-thmb
Morris
Rosenfeld
StuartWalker-thmb
Stu
Walker

The Class of 2013 was inducted on October 27, 2014 during a weekend of ceremonies and youth educational events at the National Sailing Hall of Fame and Annapolis Yacht Club in Annapolis, Maryland.



The Class of 2012

Click here to visit the 2012 Hall of Famers home page , or click on any of the Inductees to go directly to their biography and other links of interest.

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Hall of Fame
2012

Peter J. Barrett
Peter Barrett
Robert Newton Bavier, Jr. >
Bob Bavier, Jr.
F. Gregg Bemis
F. Gregg Bemis
Stanley K. Honey
Stan Honey
Bruce Robert Williams Kirby, Jr.
Bruce Kirby
John Paul Kostecki
John Kostecki
Mark Reynolds
Mark Reynolds
Roderick "Rod" Stephens, Jr.
Rod Stephens, Jr.
John Cox Stevens
John Cox Stevens

The Class of 2012 was inducted on October 14, 2014 during a weekend of ceremonies and youth educational events at the Southern Yacht Club in New Orleans, Louisianna.



The Class of 2011

Click here to visit the 2011 Hall of Famers home page , or click on any of the Inductees to go directly to their biography and other links of interest.

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Hall of Fame
2011

Betsy Alison
Betsy Alison



Hobie Alter Hobie Alter


Charlie Barr Charlie Barr


Paul Cayard
Paul Cayard


Dennis Conner
Dennis
Conner
Nathanael Herreshoff Nathanael Herreshoff Ted Hood
Ted Hood


Gary Jobson Gary Jobson

Buddy Melges Buddy Melges

Bus Mosbacher Bus
Mosbacher
Lowell North Lowell North

Joshua Slocum Joshua Slocum

Olin Stephens Olin Stephens

Ted Turner Ted Turner

Harold Vanderbilt Harold
Vanderbilt

The Inaugural class of inductees to the National Sailing Hall of Fame, the Class of 2011 was inducted on October 23, 2014 during a weekend of ceremonies at the San Diego Yacht Club in San Diego, California.



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