Famous Burlingtonians

Donald Green - Yachtsman

Donald Green is an avid sailor who won the Canada’s Cup in 1978 with his racing yacht Evergreen. Green was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1980.  He was Honourary Chair of the 2011 Rotary Mobility Cup, a series of races established for disabled sailors that received the Canadian Yachting Association Award for Regatta of the Year in 2011. Green was inducted into the Burlington Sport Hall of Fame in 2012 and the Royal Hamilton Yacht Club Hall of Fame in 2015.