Bavier, Bob, Jr. - 2012 Hall of Fame

Robert Newton
"Bob" Bavier Jr.

Robert Newton Bavier Jr.

“We still bring up our youngsters in tame, relatively heavy boats.”

March 10, 1918 - February 21, 2001
Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York

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Bemis, F. Gregg - 2012 Hall of Fame

F. Gregg Bemis

F. Gregg Bemis

“There’s a difference between rounding a mark and passing a mark.”

October 6, 1900 - February 12, 1995
Birthplace: Boston, Massachussetts

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Honey, Stanley - 2012 Hall of Fame

Stanley Kohnen
"Stan" Honey

Stanley K. Honey

“In the stands at an NFL game I’ve heard a kid ask his father, 'Where’s the yellow line?’”

April 8, 1955 — 
Birthplace: Pasadena, California

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Kostecki, John - 2012 Hall of Fame

John Paul Kostecki

John Paul Kostecki

“I was more scared on BMWOracle’s big trimaran than I was at any time during the Volvo Ocean Race. It wasn’t just a little scary. It was scary.

June 7, 1964 — 
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Kirby, Bruce - 2012 Hall of Fame

Bruce Robert
William Kirby

Bruce Robert Williams Kirby, Jr.

“Once I’m in my Sonar, the aches and pains go away.”

January 2, 1929 -
Birthplace: Ottawa, Ontario
U.S Citizen: May 31, 1999

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