Top American sailors honored

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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 on Wednesday.

A shortlist of 10 male and five female sailors - determined from nominations submitted by members of US Sailing - was evaluated by a panel of sailing journalists who selected these two sailors for the noteworthy distinction.

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