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2017 Mid-Year Update

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Mid-Year Update 2017

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HALL OF FAME INDUCTION

  • Public nominations are open year round with a March 30 cutoff.
  • 90 nominations were made.
  • Lifetime Achievement Awards and Class of 2017 were chosen.
  • 2017 Induction to be held at New York Yacht Club, Harbour Court on September 23 & 24.
  • 2018 Induction to be held at Lauderdale Yacht Club.

STEM SAILING: LEARNING MATH & SCIENCE THROUGH SAILING

  • Navigation and Science of Sailing curricula have been posted for free use by educators across the country.
  • STEM Summer Bridge academic program was held for 20 students.
  • 110 9th & 10th grade Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
  • (STEM) students participated in seven-week NSHOF Project Based Learning (PBL) Module sessions for which they receive academic credit.
  • Discussions and plans are underway to institute the STEM Sailing Program in schools in Newport, Norfolk, Los Angeles and Erie, Pennsylvania.
  • 106 organizations are part of the STEM Sailing National Consortium. A bi-monthly newsletter of best practices and resources is distributed.
  • Fifth Annual Marine and Maritime Career Fair for students, grades 7-12, held at Annapolis High School. Co-sponsored by Anne Arundel County Public Schools and Eastport Yacht Club Foundation.
  • Teacher Academy, teaching math and science teachers how to sail to be held in August.

ON SITE PROGRAMMING

Free public display at the Sailing Center of boats including among others:

  • Adventurer, Cherubini 56
  • Adventurer, Alden 42
  • Aqua Vite, Beneteau 40
  • Blue Moon, Hylas 44,
  • Bull and Bear, Replica Sandbaggers
  • Elf, Lawley 30
  • Fantasea, CSY 44
  • Jolly Dolphin, Workboat 63
  • Joyce Elaine, Chapell 38
  • Kodiak, Reichel/Pugh 66
  • Lacerta, Abeking & Rasmussen 40
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  • Maryland Dove, Replica Trading Ship
  • Mistress, Hoyt Schooner 60
  • Oakcliff Racing, Farr 40
  • Pride of Baltimore II
  • PE Pruitt, Chesapeake Bay Buyboat 60
  • Sails Call, Beneteau 47
  • Silent Maid, Catboat 33
  • Sorcerer II, Cookson 95 
  • Sultana, Replica Topsail Schooner 97
  • Summerwind, Alden Schooner 100
  • Whitecap, Johnson Sloop 33

WEBSITE

Sailing Resources Locator

Film Library

  • A growing online collection of over 170 sailing films and videos between two minutes and two hours, many of which are unavailable anywhere else. More videos in queue to go online soon. Videos were played 9,662 times for a total of 858 hours watched this year.

Galleries

Gowrie Group Yacht Club and Adams Cup Stories Project

Tom Morris Library and Book Reviews

Education

  • STEM Sailing: Learning Math & Science through Sailing programs and reports.
  • Learning Math & Science through Sailing National Consortium network and newsletters.
  • Learning Math & Science through Sailing STEM 9th and 10th grade curricular template in use by schools around the country.

American Women in Sailing Story Project

Sailing for Gold: Letters from Rio

Online Contributions and Sales

  • Founding Members.
  • Annual Giving.
  • Morris Library Campaign.
  • Planned Giving.

SOCIAL NETWORKS

YouTube

  • Channel - SailingHallofFame - currently features 105 videos with over 3,178views, totaling over 420 hours watched this year.

Facebook

  • Facebook page - active “like” participation by over 3,811 fans.

Twitter

  • @sailinghall - has over 507 followers, a 13% increase, with over 84 tweets receiving 21,414 impressions.

Instagram

YACHT CLUBS and CLASS ASSOCIATIONS

  • Chesapeake Bay Bermuda 40 Rendezvous.
  • Annapolis to Newport Race boats.
  • Annapolis Yacht Club Memorial Day.

OTHER

  • 1,100 copies of the book Kialoa US 1: Dare to Win by Hall of Famer Jim Kilroy have been distributed to junior sailing programs across the country for instructional and fundraising purposes.
  • Citizens Advisory Committee meets four times.
 


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