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Last Call for Nominees

Published on November 28th, 2017

Selecting the Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year award winners is rarely easy. Comparing accomplishments among a field of increasingly diverse sailing crafts makes for spirited debate to determine who is most worthy for the foremost individual sailing honor in the nation.

But even harder than determining the winners is making sure all worthy accomplishments are considered. Scuttlebutt has compiled a list, but our fear is that someone has been forgotten.

Each member of US Sailing may nominate the one male and one female sailor they believe has turned in the most outstanding on-the-water performance during the 2017 calendar year. Nominations can be made online at through November 30, 2017.

If you are not a US Sailing member, and believe you have a candidate that deserves to be on this list, send your submission to

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