Class of 2016

Philip Edward "Ed" Baird

Ed Baird - 2016 Hall of Famer

“Try your hardest and enjoy what you’re doing.”

May 17, 1958
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Florida

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Malin Burnham

Malin Burnham - 2016 Hall of Famer

“I’ve always been student of something.”

November 12, 1927
Birthplace: San Diego, California

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

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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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William Peter "Bill" Ficker

Bill Ficker -2016 Hall of Famer

“I believe we learn a lot if we listen.”

December 12, 1927 - March 13, 2017
Birthplace: Pomona, California

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Harriet Electa Search "Exy" Johnson

Electa Johnson-2016HallofFamer

“The Magistrate is tall and strong, would be noticeable in any group, and is a born sailor. He has a rare sense of humor, but also a dignity and air of authority which have won him the respect of his people.”
— By Electa Search Johnson,  from "A Visit to Pitcairn, The Lonely Isle of Mutiny" — The New York Times , 6-24-1934.

August 17, 1909 – November 9, 2004
Birthplace: Rochester, New York

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Irving Johnson-2016 Hall of Famer

“Romance is a powerful disease.”

July 4, 1905 - January 2, 1991
Birthplace: Hadley, Massachussetts

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Robert LeGrand "Bob" Johnstone III

Bob Johnstone - 2016HallofFamer

“I’m blessed to pursue my passion as a business.”

March 8, 1934
Birthplace: Glen Ridge, New Jersey

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Rodney Stuart "Rod" Johnstone

Rod-Johnstone-2016HallofFamer

“Half the pleasure of owning any boat is looking at it.”

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Thomas James "Tom" Perkins

Tom Perkins - 2016 Hall of Famer  

“If there is no risk, you have already missed the boat."

January 7, 1932 — June 7, 2016
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

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David Charles "Dave" Ullman

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“The goal on a boat is to surround yourself with people better than you.”

January 6, 1946
Birthplace: Newport Beach, California

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