Public to vote for Rolex World Sailors of the Year !

The announcement of the 2016 female and male Rolex World Sailors of the Year will be made on Tuesday 8 November - And for the first time you can cast your vote.

The winners will be decided by World Sailing's Member National Authorities, attendees on the night and for the first time, the voting public.

On Friday 4 November at 12:00 UTC the public will be invited to cast their vote on

Voting will be open for a period of 72 hours, allowing the public to have their say in deciding the winner.

The names vying for the coveted and prestigious 2016 Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards are:

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke (NZL)
Sime Fantela and Igor Marenic (CRO)
Santiago Lange (ARG)
Giles Scott (GBR)
Damien Seguin (FRA)

Marit Bouwmeester (NED)
Cecilia Carranza Saroli (ARG)
Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze (BRA)
Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark (GBR)
Charline Picon (FRA)

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