Mathew Belcher - Winner of the Rolex Sailor of the Year Award!
by Bronwen Ince on 13 Nov 2013
Mathew Belcher at Southport Yacht Club’s Holiday Sailing Camp Bronwen Ince
Rolex Sailor of the Year Award - Mathew Belcher wins title
Southport Yacht Club member Mathew Belcher becomes the second Australian in history to win the prestigious Rolex World Sailor of the Year Award, the highest award a sailor can receive in recognition of his/her outstanding achievements by the world of sailing.
It caps off a remarkable year for Mat who not only has gone through season undefeated including his fourth world Championships, but has also seen him awarded Queensland Elite Athlete of the Year. Congratulations Mat, you are a fantastic ambassador for sailing and everyone at Southport Yacht Club is very proud of what you have achieved.