The Rolex America’s Cup Hall of Fame honored sailing legends in a glittering ceremony presided over by the President of Herreshoff Marine Museum. Those honored, included living legends like Brad Butterworth and Tom Whidden and sailing legends from the past like Hank Haff and William Fife. The ceremony also doubled as a fundraiser for the America’s Cup Hall of Fame.
The award ceremony witnessed the presence of many personalities including the Rolex Yachtsman of the Year Ken Read, Henry H. Anderson, Ted Hood, Bruno Bich, Mike Toppa, Peter Harrison and the 2003 Hall of Fame inductee Gary Jobson.
Rolex America’s Cup Hall of Fame inductee Butterworth said that the recognition wouldn’t have been possible without the contribution of his team-mates Mathew Mason, Simon Daubney, Murray Jones, Russell Coutts and Warwick Fleury. Butterworth also praised fellow inductee Tom Whidden lavishly, saying that he used to look up to these guys as role [...] Read More at Melrose Jewelers.
- Written by John Lavit