Sports Famous Jews In Sailing

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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 Adler age 61 - 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

Zefania Carmel

Don Cohan age 89 - 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

age 44 - 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 Halperin Dec. 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 Jaffe Dec. 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

Valentyn Mankin

Mark Mendelblatt age 46 - 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

Shahar Zubari