National Sailing Hall of Fame

National Sailing Hall of Fame Inductees

Inductees to the National Sailing Hall of Fame helped shape sailing in America. We invite you to explore their stories and be inspired to leave your mark for future generations. Scroll through the names, view a specific Hall of Fame class, or simply search for the name of your sailing hero.

  • Edward “Ed” Adams

  • John Gale Alden

  • Elizabeth “Betsy” Gelentis Alison

  • Hobart “Hobie” Alter

  • Henry “Harry” Hill Anderson Jr.

  • Philip Edward “Ed” Baird

  • Capt. Charles “Charlie” Barr

  • Peter Jones Barrett

  • Robert “Bob” Newton Bavier Jr.

  • F. Gregg Bemis

  • William “Bill” Bruce Bentsen

  • John Scott Biddle

  • Thomas “Tom” David Blackaller Jr.

  • John Bledsoe Bonds

  • Absalom F. Boston

  • Nathaniel Bowditch

  • Vincente “Vince” d’Avila Melo Brun

  • William “Bill” Eastman Buchan

  • William “Carl” Buchan

  • William Starling Burgess