For the Hall of Fame 2017 Class of the US National Sailing candidate nomination has been started.
The nomination for various categories should be submitted by midnight (Pacific Time) on 30 March, 2017. Nomination received post 30 March will get included automatically for consideration for the 2018 Class of Induction.
The 2017 Class will be the 7th group to get into the Hall of Fame.
Categories for the nomination include
The category for SAILING recognizes achievements made by Offshore Sailor, Cruiser or Sailboat Racer on the water.
The category for TECHNICAL recognizes the sailors as well as the crew who have contributed aspects of technical sailing significantly. E.g. Designers, Boat Builders, Sailmakers, etc.
The category CONTRIBUTOR recognizes those sailors and crew who have contributed significantly in the American sailing experience. Some of the examples are Coaches, Teachers, Administrators, Artists; Media (includes work of author, film, TV etc.) Promoters, Organizers and Musicians.