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Our Inductees

Peter Blake

Peter Blake
From the time in 1971 when Peter Blake won the line honours in the inaugural Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro race, a year hardly went by without him adding to his sailing honours board.

Chris Bouzaid

Chris Bouzaid
Chris Bouzaid was one of the yachtsmen who set the course for New Zealand to gain such international renown in ocean racing.

Bruce Farr

Bruce Farr
Bruce Farr is New Zealand’s best-known yacht designer and could also lay claim to being the world’s best-known – or even the best.

Naomi James

Naomi James
Naomi James suffered from seasickness but she went to sea. She was a private person and disliked crowds, but she became a world celebrity, feted wherever she went.

Barbara Kendall

Barbara Kendall
Barbara Kendall began international competition when she was still a teenager and for the next 20 or so years, there was no one to compare.

Bruce Kendall

Bruce Kendall
Bruce Kendall not only achieved personal success at the pinnacle of his sport, he also showed and inspired others to follow in his wake

Peter Mander and Jack Cropp

The first time New Zealand sent yachtsmen to an Olympic Games they came home with a gold medal.

Helmer Pedersen and Earle Wells

When Earle Wells sought a skipper in 1961 for his Flying Dutchman class yacht, Pandora, and settled on a Danish émigré, Helmer Pedersen, an Olympic champion combination was born.

Sporting Spotlight

Tom Baxter

(1929 - 2013)

During a seven-year international career, Baxter played a record 94 games for the Kiwis, including 29 tests, and was reckoned to be the most punishing centre in world league.
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