Class of 2013

John Gale Alden

John Gale Alden

“I was very much in love with a vessel that sails on her bottom, not on her beam ends.”

January 24, 1884 – March 3, 1962
Birthplace: Troy, New York

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Thomas David Blackaller Jr.

Tom Blackaller

“Everyone chooses to be a color in life – I choose not to be gray.”

January 6, 1940 – September 7, 1989
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington

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William Eastman "Bill" Buchan

William Eastman Buchan

“Why should I quit Star sailing? I wouldn’t have my friends.”

May 9, 1935
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington

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William Starling Burgess

Willliam Starling Burgess

"The racing yacht is, though in some measure the frivolous toy of the rich, a preeminently great physical...experiment."

December 25, 1878 – March 18, 1947
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

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Frank Willis Butler

Frank Butler

“Working with my hands always came more easily to me than schoolwork.”

January 17, 1928
Birthplace: Glendale, California

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Runyon “Runnie” Colie Jr.

Runyon Colie Jr

“Do not EVER over trim the jib.”

May 22, 1916 - June 26, 2014
Birthplace: New York, New York

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David Adams Curtis

David Curtis

“Keep your eyes out of the boat – take advantage of what you see.”

June 22, 1946
Birthplace: Marblehead, Massachusetts

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Timothea "Timmy" Larr

Timmy Larr

“I don’t look backwards or keep records – I look ahead.”

June 1, 1940
Birthplace: Oyster Bay, New York

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Morris "Rosy" Rosenfeld

Morris Rosenfeld

“I always leave one plate unexposed in case something happens on the way home.”

February 16, 1885 – September 21, 1968
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
U.S. Citizen: July 28, 1904 Brooklyn, New York

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Stuart Hodge "Stu" Walker, M.D.

Stuart Walker

“There are many who, in sailing, are reminded of symbolic conflicts with 'father,' or 'brother' and who, in an impasse between stimulated desire to defeat him and a guilty concern that they might, alternate between pressing on to victory and deliberate self-destruction.”
— From Winning: The Psychology of Competition

April 19, 1923
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York

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