David Staley, Matt Allen (President Of Australian Sailing), David Tillett (Chairman), Amanda Lulham, Daina Fletcher (Australian National Maritime Museum Representing Kevin Sumption), Greg Johns (2017-2019) And Michael Spies (2017-2020).


David Staley


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.

Amanda Lulham

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.

Daryl Karp AM

Director and CEO of the Australian National Maritime Museum. Previously, Daryl was the Director of the Museum of Australian Democracy (MoAD) at Old Parliament House and has worked as a senior executive in the broadcast and cultural industries for over 20 years.

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.

Adrienne Cahalan OAM

One of the world’s most accomplished offshore sailors, Adrienne been the fastest woman around the world, a trailblazer, record-breaker, motivator, sailor and navigator, and also a Hall of Famer. She was nominated for Female World Sailor of the Year four times and was awarded Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in 2019 for service to sailing.

Karyn Gojnich

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.



Australian Sailing in partnership with the Australian National Maritime Museum