ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards shortlist published
The ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards 2006 shortlist is out. The criteria for nomination was ‘outstanding achievement’ in the period 1 September 2005 until 31 August 2006 and ISAF received numerous nominations for sailors who met this criteria.
The shortlisted sailors cover a broad spectrum of accomplishment within the
sport and close voting is expected to decide the winners. The nominees are:
Mónica AZÓN CANALDA, Sandra AZÓN CANALDA and Graciela PISONERO CASTRO (ESP)
Dee Caffari (GBR)
Dorte Jensen (DEN)
Helena Lucas (GBR)
Daida Moreno (ESP)
Paige Railey (USA)
Peter Gilmour (AUS)
Sébastien Josse (FRA)
Yves Parlier (FRA)
Bruno Peyron (FRA)
Mike Sanderson (NZL)
The 121 ISAF Member National Authorities (MNAs) – the national governing bodies for sailing – around the world will now be invited to vote for the one female nominee and one male nominee whom they feel deserves the honour of receiving the ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Award 2006.
The winners will be unveiled at the ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards Dinner and Presentation on 7 November 2006 at the Wanha Satama, an historic warehouse in the harbour district of Helsinki, Finland. Each winner will be presented with the prestigious ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Award Trophy and a Rolex timepiece.