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Images from the Rolex ISAF World Sailor of the Year awards in Oman


'2013 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards nominees: (from left) Erika Heineken (USA), Johnny Heineken (USA), Mathew Belcher (AUS), Polly Powrie (NZL), Jo Aleh (NZL), Ian Williams (GBR), Raiya Al Habsi (OMA), Paul Larsen (AUS) and Deneen Demourkas (USA) - 2013 Rolex ISAF World Sailor of the Year, Oman'    © Rolex/ Kurt Arrigo

New Zealand and Australian sailors dominated the Rolex ISAF World Sailor of the Year awards presented at a glittering dinner held in the Sultancy of Oman.

2012 Olympic Mens 470 Gold Medalist and current World Champion, Matt Belcher (AUS) won the Mens Award, while his counterpart in the Womens event, Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie (NZL) who are current Wold Champions and also 2012 Olympic Gold Medalists in the 470, were presented with the Womens Award.

Jo Aleh, Polly Powrie and Matt Belcher - 2013 Rolex ISAF World Sailor of the Year, Oman -  © Rolex- Kurt Arrigo  

Trophies - 2013 Rolex ISAF World Sailor of the Year, Oman -  © Rolex- Kurt Arrigo  

King Constantine - 2013 Rolex ISAF World Sailor of the Year, Oman -  © Rolex- Kurt Arrigo  

Jo Aleh, Polly Powrie and Matt Belcher - 2013 Rolex ISAF World Sailor of the Year, Oman -  © Rolex- Kurt Arrigo  

Polly Powrie and Jo Aleh - 2013 Rolex ISAF World Sailor of the Year, Oman -  © Rolex- Kurt Arrigo  

From left: Lionel Schurch, Rolex SA; Jo Aleh & Polly Powrie, female winners; HM King Constantine and Mat Belcher, male winner - 2013 Rolex ISAF World Sailor of the Year, Oman -  © Rolex- Kurt Arrigo  

The Rolex Trophy - 2013 Rolex ISAF World Sailor of the Year, Oman -  © Rolex- Kurt Arrigo  

Matt Belcher (AUS) - 2013 Rolex ISAF World Sailor of the Year, Oman -  © Rolex- Kurt Arrigo  

Matt Belcher and coach Victor Kovalenko (AUS) - 2013 Rolex ISAF World Sailor of the Year, Oman -  © Rolex- Kurt Arrigo  


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