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2005 Hall of Fame Inductee: Sandy Sands

Sandy Sands

(Awarded posthumously, 1915–1990)

Sandy’s full name was Yeoman Lionel Sands. He worked on coastal scows and commercial fishing boats, and was later a foreman at Shipbuilders in Beaumont St.

Sands fought in the 22nd battalion in the Second World War where he was taken prisoner.

An associate member of the Royal Institute of Naval Architects, Sands formed Sea Craft Ltd in March 1946. He was also the first president of the Boating Industry Association.

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