Charles W. "Willie" Smith

Year Inducted: 1989

A prominent sailor ruling the waves of stiff competition for over a quarter century. "Willie" has compiled an incredible record and is the undisputed International Yacht Racing Champion. Having captured the E.W. Kiefer 30 square meter "First Overall" Trophy 27 of his last 28 years. Sailing his renowned 42 foot "Pow-Wow" since 1957. "Willie" served the Port Huron Yacht Club as commodore in 1960.