SAILING HAS A NEW HOME

PRESERVING THE LEGACY. HONORING THE LEGENDS. ENGAGING THE NEXT GENERATION.

PRESERVING THE LEGACY

NATIONAL SAILING HALL OF FAME

HONORING THE LEGENDS

NATIONAL SAILING HALL OF FAME

ENGAGING THE NEXT GENERATION

NATIONAL SAILING HALL OF FAME

MEET THE

CLASS OF 2019

Ten extraordinary individuals joined the ranks of our nation's sailing legends in 2019. 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.

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.

NEWS

July 9, 2018

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2017 INDUCTION CEREMONY VIDEO:    

June 4, 2018

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REGISTER FOR THE "CLASSIC" September 21-24, 2018 — An informal opportunity for wooden boats join together and compete in a low-key race against other wooden vessels. 

January 2, 2018

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HALL OF FAME INDUCTION Public nominations were open all year with a March 30 cutoff. 90 nominations were made. Lifetime Achievement Awards and Class of 2017 were chosen.

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 been 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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