|David’s involvement with sailing lasts a lifetime. An experienced sport administrator, he has a broad knowledge of dinghy, multihull and yacht racing and specialist expertise in the area of para sailing.|
|Matt Allen AM||
Matt’s sailing expertise spans yacht racing, Olympics, America’s Cup, general history, round the world sailing, history and more. He has completed several Sydney to Hobarts, and is a leading sporting administrator. He is the former President of Australian Sailing and currently on the Australian Olympic Committee Board.
|David Tillett AM||
Chairman of the Jury at numerous Olympic Games and America’s Cup events, David has also served on the World Sailing Council and Australian Sailing Board.
A veteran sailing journalist, Amanda has been involved in establishing Hall of Fame for other sports. She has an in-depth knowledge of many sailing disciplines, including yacht racing, Olympics, Paralympics, dinghy racing, America’s Cup, round the world sailing and more.
|Kevin Sumption PSM||
The Director of the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM), Kevin has the knowledge and experience of a team of maritime experts behind him. At the 2017 Selection Panel meeting, Kevin was represented by Senior Curator, Daina Fletcher.
|Skip Lissiman OAM||
A well-regarded and experienced sailor and sports administrator, in 1984 Skip was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for services to sailing. He was a crew member of ‘Australia II’ in 1983 winning the America’s Cup and the Louis Vuitton Cup and crew on ‘Ragamuffin’ winning the 1979 Admirals Cup. Skip is also a member of the Australian Sailing Board.
With an incredible knowledge of sailing history, Michael’s expertise also encompasses skiff racing, America’s Cup, Admiral’s Cup and an in-depth understanding of yacht racing and its history.
The first female board member of the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron, Karyn has competed at several Olympic Games and has a thorough knowledge of female sailing, Olympics and dinghy sailing.