And The Winners Are...

Highlights from the 2015 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Ceremony.

Sailors Steve Benjamin, an Olympic silver medalist, and Annie Haeger, a Rio Olympics hopeful, were honored this week at the New York Yacht Club as Rolex's 2015 Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the Year.

Look for their inspiring stories in Yachting's April issue.

Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year award
Annie Haeger, 26, won Yachtswoman of the Year for her outstanding sailing performance in 2015.Copyright ROLEX/Daniel Forster
Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year award
Steve Benjamin won the Yachtsman of the Year award and, at 60-years-old, is the oldest recipient of the award.Copyright ROLEX/Daniel Forster
Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year award
The winning yachtsman and yachtswoman received a Rolex Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master timepiece and a place on the ceremonial trophy.Copyright ROLEX/Daniel Forster
Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year award
A look inside the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan as the awards ceremony is underway.Copyright ROLEX/Daniel Forster

UPDATE: It was announced that Annie Haeger and her teammate Briana Provancha made the 2016 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team. Find out more on the Team USA website.