On watch, Bill Lynn

Published on April 12th, 2023

Bill Lynn

In their monthly profile, WindCheck magazine asks how a racing sailor found himself at the helm of an iconic sailing museum:

The President & Executive Director of the Herreshoff Marine Museum & America’s Cup Hall of Fame in Bristol, Rhode Island, Bill Lynn is a passionate lifelong sailor…and he really likes to win races.

“I grew up in Rye, New York in the American Yacht Club junior sailing program in the old-school progression of Dyer Dhow, Blue Jay and Fireball (whose idea was that?),” says Bill, who resides in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

“I don’t remember the Dyer bit too clearly, but it must not have been all bad because I got bitten by the racing bug, and I thought racing Blue Jays was awesome!” – Full report

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