Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
20 Dec 14
Australia's premier ocean race has always had an international flavour; Captain Illingworth, who started the whole Sydney Hobart thing was, after all, an Englishman.
Jim Gale, RSHYR media
For the 2014 Awards nominations were invited on 23 July. Anyone can nominate a sailor and the only criterion is "outstanding achievement in the sport of sailing" during the nomination period of 1 September 2013 to 21 September 2014.
There can be only one winner in each category, male and female, and the winners will be announced at the Awards Presentation on Tuesday 4 November in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
Use the links on the right to find out more about the ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards.