The most famous Jews known for sailing. Yeah, it's not just WASPs that sail! In the sport of sailing, here are the most famous Jewish sailors.
Daniel Adlerage 60 - Daniel Adler is a Brazilian sailor. He is Jewish. Adler won a silver medal for Brazil at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles in yachting, sailing class, in the mixed three-person keelboat, with ...more
Tony Bullimore Tony Bullimore is a British sailor from Bristol. He was rescued after capsizing during the 1996 Vendée Globe single-handed around-the-world race. The race was marked by a number of ...more
Don Cohanage 88 - Donald Smith "Don" Cohan is one of the leading yachtsmen in the U.S. He was the first Jew to compete at the highest levels of world yachting competitions and at the time of his active ...more
Gal Fridmanage 43 - Gal Fridman is an Israeli windsurfer and Olympic gold medalist. Fridman won a bronze medal in the Atlanta 1996 Summer Olympics, and a gold medal in the Athens 2004 Summer Olympics. He is the ...more
Robert HalperinDied at 77 (1908-1985) - Robert Sherman "Bob" Halperin, nicknamed "Buck", was an American competitive Star class sailor, and Olympic bronze medalist and Pan American Games gold medalist. He was also ...more
Peter JaffeDied at 69 (1913-1982) - James Peter "Peter" Jaffe was a British competitive sailor and Olympic medalist. He won a silver medal in the Star class mixed two-person keelboat at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los ...more
Mark Mendelblattage 45 - Mark Mendelblatt is an American yachtsman. He primarily sails the Laser, a one-design class of small single-handed sailing dinghy. Beginning in 2005, he also started to race in the two-person ...more