WHERE THE LEGENDS LIVE


HONORING THE LEGACY

NATIONAL SAILING HALL OF FAME

CELEBRATING THE LEGENDS

NATIONAL SAILING HALL OF FAME

INSPIRING NEW SAILORS & INNOVATORS

NATIONAL SAILING HALL OF FAME

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE

CLASS OF 2021

Eleven extraordinary individuals join the ranks of our nation's sailing legends in 2021. Their stories span over 150 years and their varied backgrounds and talents culminate in excellence. While their methods and perspectives may differ, they are all motivated by a shared passion for harnessing wind and water, and inspired by the magic that happens when the two intersect.

Learn more about them in Hall of Fame.

The Sailing Museum is Open!

Sailing Starts Here

The Sailing Museum officially opened its doors to the public on May 10th, 2022. Located on the waterfront of downtown Newport in the historic Armory Building built in 1894, the museum offers an innovative multi-media experience.

An educational and cultural non-profit organization, The Sailing Museum features exhibits honoring the National Sailing Hall of Fame and America’s Cup Hall of Fame. In the space once used as the Press Room for the America’s Cup, the heritage of sailing is celebrated, the legends of the sport honored, and new sailors and innovators inspired. In addition to the Halls of Fame, The Sailing Museum features a mix of high- and low-tech interactive exhibits that share the principles of sailing, provide seasoned sailors with opportunities to test their skills and knowledge and connect new sailors with resources to get started on their sailing journey.

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About Us

Located in the heart of America’s sailing capital, the new home of the National Sailing Sailing Hall of Fame will soon invite visitors to discover the magic that happens when wind and water meet.

Hall of Fame

Recognizing & celebrating individual

career achievements, the Hall of Fame honors the legends of our sport, inspiring the next generation.

Sailing in America

Sailing shapes our American experience– explore club stories from coast to coast, achievements of sailors across the sport, educational resources and cultural contributions.

April 19, 2022

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THE SAILING MUSEUM ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING Newport, R.I. – The Sailing Museum announced today it will officially open its doors to the public on May 10th, 2022. Located on the waterfront of downtown Newport in the historic Armory Building built in 1894, the museum will offer an innovative multi-media experience. An educational and cultural non-profit […]

October 17, 2021

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The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) announced today the induction of eleven sailors during its 11th ceremony, held on Saturday, October 16th, 2021, in Newport, Rhode Island.

July 5, 2021

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July 5, 2021

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) announced eleven sailors comprising its 11th anniversary class of inductees.

LEGENDS OF AMERICAN SAILING

By Gary Jobson

ORDER YOUR COPY TODAY!

Renowned sailing author and America's Cup Veteran Gary Jobson offers an intimate glimpse into the lives of the men and women who have shaped the world of sailing in America for the past several decades.

100% of proceeds support the National Sailing Hall of Fame.

In the Heart of Newport

The facility at the historic Newport Armory will provide a home for American sailing – a place where people can immerse themselves in an interactive experience that celebrates the heritage of the sport and honors its legends, engaging the next generation.

Our mailing address has not changed, but the office has temporarily been moved to the IYRS Mill Building as renovations to the Armory are underway.

Preserving America’s Sailing Legacy

Engaging Sailing’s Next Generation


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