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National Sailing Hall of Fame issues last call for 2021 nominations

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) announced today its last call for nominations for consideration in this year’s Induction Class. Nominations for the 2021 cycle will close on February 28, 2021. An open and inclusive process, nominations can be made by the sailing community, the marine industry, members of the press and the general public. A single nomination by one person makes that candidate ...

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Sailing Hall of Fame inducts nine new members

 The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) announced today that on Saturday, September 12th, it celebrated its 10th annual induction in a virtual format. While COVID-19 prevented everyone from gathering in person, the virtual platform allowed friends, family and a host of Hall of Famers and VIPs to join from across the country – and the world.  Nine individuals were honored ...

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National Sailing Hall of Fame celebrates new inductees

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) announced that on Saturday, September 12th, it celebrated its 10th annual induction in a virtual format. While COVID-19 prevented everyone from gathering in person, the virtual platform allowed friends, family and a host of Hall of Famers and VIPs to join from across the country – and the world.  Nine individuals were honored during ...

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National Sailing Hall of Fame announces 2020 inductees

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) announced nine sailors comprising its 10th anniversary class of inductees. The Class of 2020 includes: James E. Buttersworth, the renowned 19th century maritime painter; Gordon Douglass, designer of the Thistle, Highlander and Flying Scot one-design boats;Robbie Haines. Jr., Olympic gold-medalist and world champion; Bill Mattison, national and world champion sailor and iceboater; Dave Perry, leading racer, coach, judge and author; John Rousmaniere, ...

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National Sailing Hall Of Fame announces 2016 inductees

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) announced Monday the nine people who will make up its 2016 class of inductees: America’s Cup winning helmsman Ed Baird (St. Petersburg, Fla.); legendary sailing champion (Star Worlds, Congressional Cup and America’s Cup) Bill Ficker (Newport Beach, Calif.); husband and wife sail training pioneers, adventurers and authors Irving and Electa “Exy” Johnson (Hadley, Mass.); ...

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