World Sailing Show Episode 6 takes a special look at the World Sailing Awards

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The special October episode of the World Sailing Show, premiering on 28 October 2022, goes inside the World Sailing Awards, a glittering ceremony where unstoppable Nacra 17 teammates Ruggero Tita and Caterina Banti were named male and female Rolex World Sailor of the Year, respectively, this year’s most innovative sustainability initiative was revealed, the boat and team of the year were celebrated and awards for lifetime contributions to the sport were also presented.

The special October episode of the World Sailing Show, premiering on 31 October 2022, goes inside the World Sailing Awards, a glittering ceremony where unstoppable Nacra 17 teammates Ruggero Tita and Caterina Banti were named male and female Rolex World Sailor of the Year, respectively, this year’s most innovative sustainability initiative was revealed, the boat and team of the year were celebrated and awards for lifetime contributions to the sport were also presented.

Tune in here to rewatch the 2022 World Sailing Awards.

Episode 6 also takes a look at how Charles Caudrelier’s crew won the first edition of Finistère Atlantique in a thrilling finish. After more than six days at sea, and 3,200 miles (5,900 km) between Brittany, the Canary Islands and the Azores, the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild finished 26 minutes ahead of the People’s Bank XI Armel Le Cléac’h.

Episode 6 also takes a look at the recent ILCA 6 World Championships from Kemah, Texas, in the United States where 2019 Rolex World Sailor of the Year and current Olympic champion, Anne Marie Rindom was crowned new 2022 ILCA 6 Women’s world champion for the third time in her career. Peter Barnard from the USA was the ILCA 6 Men’s winner.

Also featured is a recap of the 2022 Steering the Course global women’s sailing festival which wrapped up recently after setting a new participation record, the 2022 Hansa Class Asia Pacific Championships and Para World Sailing Championships in Hiroshima, Japan, the glorious sight of the 1,614-strong fleet at start line of this year’s Barcolana 54 trophy, and an interview with ILCA sailor Sarah Douglas,

Produced by Sunset+Vine in partnership with Rolex and released every month, the World Sailing Show shares the latest news, events and captivating stories from across the sport with audiences around the world. Each episode is available to watch for free on the World Sailing YouTube channel and the World Sailing website.