, 2022-10-25 14:16:42,
Abu Dhabi, UAE (October 25, 2022) – The unstoppable Nacra 17 duo of Ruggero Tita and Caterina Banti (ITA) have added more awards to their impressive collection after being named Male and Female Rolex World Sailor of the Year 2022, respectively, at the World Sailing Awards held as part of the organization’s annual conference.
The pair struck Tokyo 2020 Olympic Gold and continued to dominate the event, winning both the European Championships and World Championships by impressive margins.
Also recognized were Greenboats who won the World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award for pioneering the design and manufacture of natural fibre products and components, demonstrating and establishing sustainable alternatives to conventional composite materials.
David Tillett received the Beppe Croce Trophy for his many years of service to the sport. The President’s Development Award went to the Qingdao Municipal Sports Bureau and was collected by Qu Chun, President of the Qingdao Yachting Association.
World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award
The World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award went to Greenboats for the pioneering design and manufacture of natural fiber products and components which has demonstrated a viable sustainable…
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