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Catalog Number 2009.030.037
Description Plaque commemorating Paul Cayard of Crestmoor High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 5, 2001. Plaque includes image of Cayard and a brief biography: "Paul Cayard is one of the world's leading yachtsmen. A graduate of San Bruno's Crestmoor High School, he has participated in five America's Cup competitions during his illustrious career on the high seas. He skippered the U.S. entry, AmericaOne, in the 2000 America's Cup races. Cayard served as helmsman for Dennis Connor's America's Cup winner. Cayard is the first American to direct a win in the Whitbread Round the World race, a 32,000-mile circumnavigation of the globe."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Paul Cayard Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date June 5, 2001
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
San Mateo County Times
America's Cup
Sailing
Crestmoor High School
San Bruno
Cayard, Paul
Subjects Sports
Awards
Yacht racing
Sailors
People Cayard, Paul