MAY'S NOMINEES
Sailor of the Month MATEUSZ KUZNIEREWICZ (POL)
Two-time Finn Gold Cup winner, two-time Star World Champion, 1996 Olympic gold medallist also in the Finn. Even so few saw what was coming down the track at them in Miami at this year’s Bacardi Cup when, sailing in a typically competitive 66-boat fleet with his world champion crew Bruno Prada, the pair achieved a devastating scoreline with three wins and three 2nds, discarding one 2nd place to finish an unprecedented 15pt clear of the next boat

Sailor of the Month NIC DOUGLASS (AUS)
‘Sailor Girl’ always keeps the sailing world entertained and informed with her images, videos and very enthusiastic dockside interviews. With the help of a couple of attention-seeking J-Class helmsmen in Antigua, it was Sailor Girl who was in the right place at the right time to catch the two Js Topaz and Svea coming together in very expensive style and share it around the world. By the way, port, starboard, who cares; as Gary Jobson correctly observed, ‘disqualify them both

 

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APRIL'S WINNER
Sailor of the Month Winner CHRISTIAN CHARALAMBOUS (AUS)
‘I was there, thanks, mate’ – Chris Astill (seen with Christian (right) a week later); ‘The kind of guy you want to go to sea with, the selflessness he displayed allowing the skipper to keep his hair dry means he gets my vote’ – Simon McLean; ‘What a brave young man’ – Amalina Wallace; ‘Christian saved lives, sorry Luca, next time’ – James Kozanecki; ‘Pure guts’ – Tony Palmer; ‘Not sure I’d have done it…’ – Peter Hill; ‘Nicest bloke you’ll ever meet’ – James Chevy; ‘Terrifying!’ – Brad Wynne.
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