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Olin Stephens

Born: 1908-04-13 - Died: 2008-09-13
Cause of Death:
Natural Causes

Death Summary: On April 13, 2008 Olin James Stephens II celebrated his 100th birthday, exactly five months later he died from natural causes.

Who was Olin Stephens : Stephens has often been called the most successful yacht designer of the 20th century.

His name is well known connection with the America’s Cup, a prestigious regatta, as he assisted W. Starling Burgess on the J-Boats of the late 1930’s. Which included Ranger, which won the Cup in 1937.

In 1993, Stephens was inducted into the America’s Cup Hall of Fame.
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