Peter Burling Blair Tuke ISAF Rolex World SailorS of the Year!

"There's been some pretty prestigious names on the trophy from New be put into that category is pretty special for us." -- Peter Burling

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have just landed one of the most respected awards in the sport: International Sailing Federation's Rolex World Sailors of the Year. The pair were stoked to receive this recognition after an incredible year they've both had. Stoked as they might be, they still have a world title to defend at this week's World Championship in Buenos Aires. Eyes on the prize, boys.

London 2012 Silver Medalists
"It's an awesome feeling and we're really proud. It's been a great year for us and we've had some awesome successes, so it's nice to be recognized." -- Blair Tuke

Pete and Blair have won 22 consecutive events in the 49er class, the pairing also won the 3rd event of the Americas Cup World Series and Pete is current Moth World Champion!

2015 49er European Champions

Can the two continue their winning streak for the 3rd world title in the 49er world championships in Buenos Aires?? Find out @

A year in Gold
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