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End of Year Update 2014 PDF Print

Preserving America's Sailing Legacy
Engaging Sailing's Next Generation

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HALL OF FAME INDUCTION

  • Public nominations were open from February 1 to April 1. 109 submissions made with 84 distinct nominees.
  • Lifetime Achievement Award presented and Class of 2014 inducted.
  • 2014 Induction held in Detroit on September 27 and 28. 300 people attended with another 130 watching simulcast with Jim Kilroy at the California Yacht Club.
  • Induction in 2105 at Bay Head Yacht Club; in 2016 at St. Francis Yacht Club; and in 2017 at New York Yacht Club at Harbour Court.

STEM SAILING™: Learning Math & Science through Sailing

  • Discussions and plans are underway to institute the STEM Sailing™: Learning Math & Science through Sailing program in additional 10 high schools across the country.
  • 105 organizations are part of the STEM Sailing: Learning Math & Science through Sailing National Consortium. A bi-monthly newsletter of best practices and resources is distributed. National Workshop held at the United States Naval Academy was attended by 44 people.
  • 287 9th & 10th grade Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) students participated in seven-week NSHOF Project Based Learning Module sessions.
  • 197 9th & 10th grade AACPS STEM students participated in field trips to the NSHOF including a tour of United States Naval Academy Hydrolab and Crown Sailing Center.
  • Fourth Annual Marine and Maritime Career Fair for students in grades 7-12 held at Annapolis High School. Co-sponsored by Anne Arundel County Public Schools and Eastport Yacht Club Foundation.
  • An Educator DigiCourse — "The Physics, Engineering and Technology of Sailing" — is under development.
  • The College of Charleston and Anne Arundel County Public Schools are planning Summer Academies to teach math and science teachers how to sail and to develop curricula for their classrooms.

ON-SITE PROGRAMMING

Wounded Warrior Sailing Squadron

  • Spring Regatta co-sponsored with United States Naval Academy and Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB) held on April 25.
  • Fall Regatta co-sponsored with United States Naval Academy and CRAB held on September 13.

Bull & Bear Sailing

  • Bull and Bear have hosted 230 people for sailing.
  • Bull and Bear participated in the Elf Classic Regatta.

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

  • Bull and Bear, replica 1860s sandbaggers
  • Pride of Baltimore II, replica 19th century Baltimore Topsail Schooner
  • Sultana, A replica Topsail Schooner
  • Elf, 1888 Lawley Topsail Sloop 30, 1888
  • Windalier, Sparkman & Stephens 58, 1962
  • Silent Maid, Catboat 33, 2009
  • Blackwatch, Sparkman & Stephens 67.8, 1958
  • Barnegat, Stonington Motorsailer49.3, 1962
  • S.S. Sophie, Trumpy 80, 1947
  • Sorcerer II, Cookson 95, 1998 (Research vessel)
  • Donnybrook, Alan Andrews 80, 2004
  • Adventurer, Alden 52, 1926
  • Almost Crazy, Sabre 34, 1990
  • Aqua Vite, PS 40 2002
  • Auspicious, Jeanneau 53, 2011
  • Carnival Lady, Alberg 30, 1963
  • Checkmate, Alberg 30, 1967
  • Cookin’, Alberg 30, 1971
  • Curlew, Valiant Esprit 37, 1987
  • Danely, Alberg 30, 1967
  • Daring, Hood 45.5, 1980
  • Dominatrix, Catalina 36, 1994
  • Dream Builder, Catalina 35, 2007
  • Eleda, Gannon and Benjamin Sloop 45, 2010
  • Esperanza, Hinckley Bermuda 40, 1963
  • Felicity, Alberg 30, 1975
  • Force 4, Benetau 42, 1998
  • Free Rider, Alberg 30, 1964
  • Friendship, Alberg 30, 1968
  • Gilleleje, Alberg 30, 1972
  • Greatatude, Catalina 30, 1986
  • Helen Virginia, Skipjack, 1949
  • Heron, Sabre 34, 1987
  • Highlander, Sabre 38, 2005
  • Hot Pepper, J/120, 1998
  • Irie, Sparkman & Stephens 30, 1984
  • Joint Venture, Oceanis 343, 2004
  • Kahawai, Alberg 30, 1970
  • Knot Quite Done, Cheoy Lee Robb 35, 1964
  • Lacerta, Abeking & Rasmussen 40, 1956
  • Lady Maryland, Pungy Schooner 104, 1986
  • Laughing Gull, Alberg 30, 1967
  • L’Esprit, Alberg 30, 1968
  • Mariah, Cape Cod Catboat, 1989
  • Merinaut, Alberg 30, 1981
  • Mustang, Sparkman & Stephens Ocean 83, 1987
  • Perfection, Bristol 45.5, 1990
  • Rinn Duin, Albert 30, 1967
  • Sails Call, Beneteau 47, 2009
  • Second-2-Nun, Alberg 30, 1971
  • Serendipity, Morris Ocean Series 44, 1993
  • Short But Sweet, Sparkman & Stephens Tartan 28, 1990
  • Sigsbee, Skipjack, 1901
  • Skybird, Alberg 30, 1973
  • Slainte, Alberg 30, 1966
  • Solstice, Alberg 30, 1972
  • Someday, Hinckley Bermuda 40, 1980
  • Sookie, Alberg 30, 1967
  • Stolen Moments, Hunter 37.25, 1999
  • Tern II, Alberg 30, 1976
  • Velamore, 40’ Catch, 1970
  • Vignette, 39’ Custom Cutter, 1968
  • Windswept, Alberg 30, 1974
  • Witchcraft, Lawley 66, 1903
  • Zowell, Jeanneau 379, 2013

Pride of Baltimore II

  • 4,500 people visited the Pride of Baltimore II at NSHOF during the Annapolis City Fair.

Classic Wooden Boat Rendezvous & Race

  • Fifth Annual Classic Wooden Boat Rendezvous & Race hedl September 20-21 in cooperation with Chesapeake Traditional Sailing Association. Twenty-one boats participated in this event, including the Woodwind Schooners.

Tom Morris Library

  • There are now 2,500 items in the collection.
  • Walter Cronkite sailing collection posted online.
  • Additional collections have been received.
  • Reading room open to the public.

Environental Stewardship

  • In cooperation with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, distribution at the Sailing Center of information regarding Saving the Bay.

Other

  • Co-sponsored the Third Annual City Fair at Annapolis City Dock with the City of Annapolis.
  • Hosted 2014 Leukemia Cup Kickoff Reception.
  • Sponsored Summer Sailstice selfie promotion.
  • Hosted Adams Cup reception.
  • Co-hosted Skipjack Reception with Skipjack Heritage.
  • Celestial Navigation course scheduled for January.
 

WEBSITE

Sailing Resources Locator

  • Interactive U.S. map of nearly 1,600 sailing programs state by state.

Film Library

  • A growing online collection of sailing films, TV shows and videos between four minutes and two hours.

Galleries

  • Sailors and Stories: U.S. Olympic Sailing Medalists, U.S. Paralympic Medalists, Rolex Yachtsman of the Year and Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year Recipients, and Nathanael G. Herreshoff Trophy Winners (US Sailing Lists)
  • Sailing in American Literature: Listing of sailing quotes from American writers such as Thoreau, Emerson, Twain, Barth, etc.
  • Photographic Exhibitions: Virtual exhibition of the photographs of Daniel Forester, Onne van der Waal and Billy Black posted.
  • Sailing in American Art: Virtual exhibition of sailing paintings from the National Gallery of Art. Curated by Elizabeth Grazioli and Wil Scott.
  • Sailing in American Music: Virtual streaming of sailing in American music launched curated by David Hildebrand.

Education

  • STEM Sailing: Learning Math & Science through Sailing programs and reports.
  • STEM Sailing: Learning Math & Science through Sailing National Consortium network and newsletters.
  • STEM Sailing: Learning Math & Science through Sailing STEM 9th and 10th grade curricular template.

Tom Morris Library and Book Reviews

  • Walter Cronkite sailing collection online.
  • Additional collections have been received.

American Women In Sailing Story Project

  • Postings of America3: The Women's Team, Adams Cup, The Salty Sisters, Mary Patten and WIMRA as part of the American Women In Sailing Story Project.

Online Contributions and Sales

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

SOCIAL NETWORKS

YouTube

  • YouTube channel online - SailingHallofFame - currently features over 30 videos with nearly 32,600 views.

Facebook

  • Active participation by over 3,258 fans, an 11-percent increase from last year.
  • Created separate Facebook page for the Adams Cup.

Twitter

  • Twitter account – @sailinghall – used to promote news and events, including short videos.

Instagram

  • An Instagram account has been created.

YACHT CLUBS

Gowrie Group Yacht Club Profiles & Stories Project

  • Enhance and collect yacht clubs stories from across the country.

Chesapeake Station

  • Chesapeake Bay Bermuda 40 Rendezvous held in May.
  • Alberg 30 50th Anniversary Rendezvous held in August.
  • Union League Yacht Squadron rendezvous held in September.
  • New York Yacht Club cruise in October.

General

  • Partnership with SunSail and Moorings to provide discounts to Founding Member Yacht Clubs and their members.
  • Long Beach Yacht Club becomes a Founding Member.

BUILDING

  • State of Maryland approves a $250,000 matching Bond grant for planning and design of new facility.

All of these achievements were made possible because of generous donations to the Annual Giving Campaign.

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