Bruce Kirby


Athlete : Yachting
Year Inducted: 1984
Date of Birth: January 2nd, 1929
Born in: Ottawa, Ontario

Competed for Canada in 1956 and 1964 Olympics in Finn Class yachting, in 1968 Olympics in Starr Class. Won International Class 14 title in ’63 and ’64. Member three-boat team that won World International Class 14 in 1958, 1961. Designer of the Laser in 1969, the world’s most popular sailboat. Designer of Canada I, our country’s entry in 1983 Americas Cup Challenge.