These prestigious awards recognize a range of areas across yachting. The categories are:
Services to Yachting and Media Awards may recognize contribution to yachting over a longer period than 1 April 2005 to 15 March 2006.
Anyone may submit a nomination, provided the criteria and conditions are met.
Finalists will be honoured and winners announced at a gala function on Thursday 27 April in Sydney. The evening will be held at Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf. More information and event tickets will be available soon.
Previous Sailors of the Year include America's Cup winners, Olympic and World Champions and round the world victors.
Last years winners and awardees were:
For full citations of the 2005 winners and awardees or to re-cap the 2005 event CLICK HERE.
For more information on the 2006 Australian Yachting Awards please email email@example.com.
For all the news on the ISAF Rolex World Sailor Of The Year Awards 2005 CLICK HERE.