Steve Benjamin (sailor)

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Steve Benjamin
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Full nameStephen DeLancey Benjamin
BornSeptember 29, 1955 (1955-09-29) (age 63)
Glen Cove, New York, U.S.

Stephen DeLancey "Steve" Benjamin (born September 29, 1955 in Glen Cove, New York) is an American competitive sailor and Olympic silver medalist.


He was College Sailor of the Year in 1978. At the 1984 Summer Olympics, Benjamin finished in 2nd place in the 470 class Mixed Two-Person Dinghy along with his partner Chris Steinfeld.

Steve was named US Sailing’s 2015 Yachtsman of the Year


  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Steve Benjamin". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2010-06-09.