You too can be Sailor of the Year 2024! Apply now!


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Sailor of the Year 2024
You can be Sailor of the Year this year, too! Apply on our website

For the 33rd time since 1991, the Sailor of the Year, the most prestigious award in Italian sailing organized by the Giornale della Vela, returns. It is you, with your online votes, who will decide who, from each category, will advance to the finals.

At the end of April we will introduce you to all the candidates for the 2024 edition. There will be 50 of them, divided into 5 categories: Sailor of the Year, Innovation, Passion, Young and Owner, and you can vote for them on the Sailor of the Year website. Meanwhile, one date you can mark down: May 25, Marina di Cala de’ Medici. There, in a beautiful location, the Evening of Champions will be staged, where all the winners will be revealed. You are also invited!

But the real news this year we reveal below.

You too can be the Sailor of the Year!

Do you think you deserve to be nominated for Sailor of the Year 2024? Do you know someone who deserves it?

You can submit your nomination or nominate a deserving sailor simply by filling out the form at the link below. Doing it is very easy, you will have to give us the candidate’s last and first name, his or her photo, the reason for the nomination and your email. You can nominate not only a person, but also a boat!

All sailors nominated by the public will compete in the category of “Sailor of the Year – Most Voted,and the most voted will win a splendid prize, as well as being honored on stage at the Evening of Champions scheduled for May 25 at Marina di Cala de’ Medici!


Send us your application!

You can submit your application to us until April 24, 2024. The editorial staff will validate it immediately and make it public. Voting in the category of “The Sailor of the Year – Most Voted” will open at the end of April, at the same time as voting for the Sailor of the Year.

In case a candidate you mentioned is already on the “panel” of those selected in the five categories of the Journal of Sailing? No worries, he will compete in one of the five categories of the Sailor of the Year (Sailor of the Year, Innovation, Passion, Young and Owner) and you can vote for him normally!



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