Robert F. Busbey

Induction Year: 1980 Sport: Boating

First ever to win national Highlander Class championship fives times, capturing the title in 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975 and 1977. Was national runnerup in 1976, 1978 and 1979. Also won the Great Lakes Highlander Class championship in 1977. He was the Edgewater Yacht Club’s Highlander Class champion for 11 consecutive years and was acclaimed EYC’s “Skipper of the Year” for outstanding work in behalf of sailing in 1972, 1973 and 1975.