Class of 2014

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Henry Hill
“Harry” Anderson, Jr.

Harry Anderson - Dan Nerney photo

“We must not waver from our determination to offer youth an alternative to our plastic world…”

June 2, 1921 —
Birthplace: New York, New York

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Nathaniel Bowditch

Nathaniel Bowditch

“I will put down in the book nothing I can’t teach the crew.”

March 26, 1773 – March 16, 1838
Birthplace: Salem, Massachusetts

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Carl Martin
Eichenlaub, Jr.

Carl Eichenlaub

“Winning sailboat races isn’t about boat handling, or tactics – you just need a faster boat.”

July 30, 1930 — November 29, 2013
Birthplace: San Diego, California

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Olaf Theodore Harken


“When trying new stuff our rule is to ask, 'if it all goes bad, can we survive?'
Then we go to the bar and forget what we just said and do it anyway!”

May 6, 1939 — October 21, 2019
Birthplace: Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia
U.S. Citizen: February 18, 1963, Atlanta, Georgia

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Peter Oscar Harken


"I grew up in the Far East tropics, but my parents were Dutch and Swedish, so I had their DNA and took to winter sports."

August 18, 1937 —
Birthplace: Surabaya, Java, Indonesia
U.S. Citizen: December 18, 1968, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Lewis Francis Herreshoff

Lewis Francis Herreshoff

“If I can get you thinking with an open mind, my object will be accomplished.”

November 11, 1890 – December 1, 1972
Birthplace: Bristol, Rhode Island

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John Beresford
“Jim” Kilroy


“My best memories of the Kialoa years are of the crew, what we accomplished together.
They’ve all stayed in touch, forging friendships around the world.”

May 1, 1922 — September 29, 2016
Birthplace: Ruby, Alaska


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George Dyer O’Day


“Stay on the wave as long as possible.”

May 19, 1923 – July 26, 1987
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts

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