The Heineken Siblings have been dominating kite course racing last year and therefore both John and Erika Heineken have been nominated for the prestigious ISAF Rolex Sailor of the Year award.
ISAF received nominations for the 2013 Awards from across the world for sailors representing all aspects of the sport. The nominees are put forward based on achievements made during the qualifying period from 1 September 2012 to 31 August 2013.
Only one nominee wins in both the male and female categories. The names vying for the coveted and prestigious 2013 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Award are: