26 Mar 15
The competitors and organizers of the 2017 America's Cup are planning to implement a series of rule changes to dramatically reduce team operational costs, primarily by racing in a smaller boat.
The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) received nominations for the 2011 Awards from across the world for sailors representing all aspects of the sport. In deciding the nominees, the achievements of sailors made during the qualifying period of 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011 are taken into consideration. There can be only one winner in each of the two categories, male and female, and the names of those sailors now vying for the coveted and prestigious 2011 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Award are:
|Dee Caffari (GBR)||Sarah-Quita Offringa (ARU)||Alexandra Rickham (GBR)||Anna Tunnicliffe (USA)|
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|Ben Ainslie (GBR)||Lorenzo Bressani (ITA)||Rob Douglas (USA)||Iker Martinez & Xabier Fernandez (ESP)||Nathan Outteridge (AUS)|
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