Induction Class: Class of 2013

John Gale Alden

John Gale Alden

January 24, 1884

“I was very much in love with a vessel that sails on her bottom, not on her beam ends.”

Tom Blackaller

Thomas David Blackaller Jr.

January 6, 1940

“Everyone chooses to be a color in life – I choose not to be gray.”

William Eastman Buchan

William Eastman Buchan

May 9. 1935

“Why should I quit Star sailing? I wouldn’t have my friends.”

Willliam Starling Burgess

William Starling Burgess

December 25, 1878

“The racing yacht is, though in some measure the frivolous toy of the rich, a preeminently great physical…experiment.”

Frank Butler

Frank Willis Butler

January 17, 1928

“Working with my hands always came more easily to me than schoolwork.”

Runyon Colie Jr

Runyon Colie Jr.

May 22, 1916

“Do not EVER over-trim the jib.”

Dave Curtis

David Adams Curtis

22 June 1946

“Keep your eyes out of the boat – take advantage of what you see.”

Timmy Larr

Timothea Larr

June 1, 1940

“I don’t look backwards or keep records – I look ahead.”

Morris Rosenfeld

Morris Rosenfeld

February 16, 1885

“I always leave one plate unexposed in case something happens on the way home.”

Stuart Walker

Stuart Hodge Walker, MD

April 19, 1923

“There are many who, in sailing, are reminded of symbolic conflicts with ‘father,’ or ‘brother’ and who, in an impasse between stimulated desire to defeat him and a guilty concern that they might, alternate between pressing on to victory and deliberate self-destruction.” — From Winning: The Psychology of Competition