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America's Cup Hall of Fame: Induction of Peter Montgomery and Ed Baird

by Richard Gladwell Sail-World NZ 22 Apr 20:19 NZST 22 April 2021
Jonny Montgomery, Kate Montgomery, Peter Montgomery, Claudia Montgomery with Bruno Trouble - 2021 America's Cup Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, March 19, 2021 - Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron © Gilles Martin-Raget

On March 19, 2021, just a couple of days after the Emirates Team New Zealand successfully defended the America's Cup, the America's Cup Hall of Fame held an Induction Ceremony to welcome broadcaster PJ Montgomery and America's Cup winner Ed Baird into the institution based in Bristol, RI.

The function was originally planned for March 8, but was delayed by the second COVID-19 - March 19, 2021 at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron. Speakers in order of appearance: Aaron Young (Commodore RNZYS); Bruno Trouble (America's Cup Hall of Fame); Sir Michael Fay (ACHoF Inductee), Alec Hawke (Ngati Whatua Orakei); Brad Butterworth (ACHoF Inductee); Ed Baird (by video); Kate Montgomery; PJ Montgomery; several speakers for the Challenger of Record, the Royal Yacht Squadron including Bertie Bicket, Grant Simmer and Sir Jim Ratcliffe, with America's Cup legend Bruno Trouble as Master of Ceremonies for an unforgettable evening.

Website: America's Cup Hall of Fame

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