ALESSANDRA SENSINI AND BEN AINSLIE CROWNED 2008 ISAF ROLEX WORLD SAILORS OF THE YEAR

Madrid, Spain - ISAF and Rolex are proud to announce that the female and male winners of the ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards 2008 are: Alessandra Sensini (ITA) and Ben Ainslie (GBR.


The Awards are recognized as the highest honours a sailor can receive in recognition of his/her outstanding achievements during one year. The 2008 edition of the award ceremony took place last night, November 11th, at the stunning La Quinta de Jarama in Madrid, Spain. The list of nominees was impressive, and the well-deserving winners of the 2008 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year titles are Alessandra Sensini (ITA) and Ben Ainslie (GBR), two athletes who have excelled in the sport and have made history with their impressive achievements throughout their sailing careers.

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