NSHOF presentation 2012

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An update on activities at the National Sailing Center & Hall of Fame, a 501(c)3 non-profit educational organization.

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NSHOF presentation 2012

  1. 1. NATIONAL SAILING CENTER & HALL OF FAME <ul><li>Preserving America’s Sailing Legacy * Engaging Sailing’s Next Generation </li></ul>
  2. 2. Honorary Advisory Board <ul><li>Morgan Freeman, in 2011, becomes Chair, filling the seat vacated by Walter Cronkite </li></ul>
  3. 3. HALL OF FAME INDUCTIONS <ul><li>2011 Induction Ceremony held in San Diego </li></ul><ul><li>2012 Induction Ceremony to be held in New Orleans </li></ul><ul><li>2013 Induction to be held in Bay Head, New Jersey </li></ul>
  4. 4. Learning Math & Science Through Sailing Initiative <ul><li>254 Anne Arundel County School STEM students participated in programing at the NSHOF in 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>397 Anne Arundel County School STEM students participated in programing at the NSHOF in 2011 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Learning Math & Science Through Sailing Initiative <ul><li>Sojourner Douglas, Center for Applied Technology & Stanton Center students participate in NSHOF learning activities </li></ul>
  6. 6. Learning Math & Science Through Sailing Initiative <ul><li>A National Learning Math & Science Through Sailing Consortium has been established with 85 organizations from around the country. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Learning Math & Science Through Sailing Initiative <ul><li>A navigation class has been established for middle school students </li></ul>
  8. 8. Learning Math & Science Through Sailing Initiative <ul><li>Marine & Maritime Career Fair sponsored jointly with Eastport Yacht Club Foundation & Anne Arundel County Public Schools; 300 participants </li></ul>
  9. 9. Learning Math & Science Through Sailing Initiative <ul><li>A partnership has been established with Discovery Education and NASA for the Initiative </li></ul>
  10. 10. Sailing Center <ul><li>In 2010, 1,000 people and in 2011, 785 people sailed from the NSHOF </li></ul><ul><ul><li>75% had never sailed before </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Sailing Center <ul><li>In 2010, 27 classic/historic boats and in 2011, 29 classic boats were on display at the NSHOF </li></ul>
  12. 12. Sailing Center <ul><li>Established the Classic Wooden Boat Rendezvous & Race in 2010 and 2011 </li></ul>
  13. 13. Sailing Center <ul><li>Partnership with Annapolis Race Week to host event at Annapolis City Dock in 2010 & 2011; including U.S. Sailing Roadshow </li></ul>
  14. 14. Sailing Center <ul><li>Planning for a Capitol Hill Regatta involving members of Congress and USNA midshipman </li></ul>
  15. 15. Sailing Center <ul><li>Working with the community to host the First Annual Annapolis City Fair in 2012 </li></ul>
  16. 16. Sailing’s Contribution to the American Experience <ul><li>Virtual Exhibition of Sailing Paintings at the National Gallery of Art </li></ul><ul><li>Working with the Baltimore Museum of Art and the New Orleans Fine Arts Museum on exhibitions </li></ul>Winslow Homer Winslow Homer George Henry Smilie Fitz Henry (Hugh) Lane
  17. 17. Sailing’s Contribution to the American Experience <ul><li>Virtual Exhibition of Sailing in American Literature </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The sail, the play of its pulse so like our own lives: so thin and yet so full of life, so noiseless when it labors hardest, so noisy and impatient when least effective. - Henry David Thoreau </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twenty years from now, you'll regret the things you didn't do, rather than the things you did do. So cast off the bow lines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. - Mark Twain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>for whatever we lose (like a you or a me) it’s always ourselves in the sea - e.e. cummings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy. Or too impatient. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Like the skipper of a grounded ship, one must sometimes go forward by going back. - John Barth </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Virtual Exhibitions <ul><li>The Walter Cronkite Collection at the Tom Morris Library </li></ul>
  19. 19. Virtual Exhibitions <ul><li>American Women In Sailing Story Project </li></ul>Thora Robinson America3 Mary Patten
  20. 20. Virtual Exhibitions <ul><li>Celebrated American Sailors Story Project </li></ul>Albert Einstein JFK Humphrey Bogart FDR
  21. 21. Virtual Exhibitions <ul><li>Film Library </li></ul>Hooligan Navy Bill Pinkney Sandbaggers Ghosts of Cape Horn
  22. 22. Virtual Exhibitions <ul><li>Yacht Club Stories </li></ul>Biddeford Pool Larchmont Grand Lake Seattle
  23. 23. <ul><li>New Yorker Covers Project </li></ul>Virtual Exhibitions
  24. 24. <ul><li>Sports Illustrated Covers Project </li></ul>Virtual Exhibitions
  25. 25. <ul><ul><li>I really don’t know why it is that all of us are so committed to the sea, except I think it is because in addition to the fact that the sea changes, and the light changes, and ships change, it’s because we all came from the sea. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And it is an interesting biological fact that all of us have, in our veins, the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean, and, therefore, we have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea — whether it is to sail or to watch it — we are going back to whence we came. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>— John F. Kennedy </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>

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