Rolex names Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year

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CST Composites International Moth world champion Bora Gulari and Semaine Olympique Française Laser Radial champion Anna Tunnicliffe were named US Sailing's 2009 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year.

Established in 1961 by US Sailing and sponsored by Rolex Watch U.S.A. since 1980, the Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year awards recognize the outstanding on-the-water competitive achievements of an individual man and woman in the calendar year just concluded.

The winners will be honored and presented with specially engraved Rolex timepieces during a luncheon Feb. 26 at the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan.

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