Brown Head Sailing Coach John Mollicone has been named a finalist for the 2012 U.S. Sailing Rolex Yachtsman of the Year. Eight male finalists have been announced with the winner being named in January 2013. Mollicone won the 2012 J-24 North American and National Championships and finished second out of 96 boats at the J-24 World Championship. Other top finishes include winning the J-24 Pre-Worlds/District 7 Championship, the Sail Newport Regatta/J-24 Northeast Championship, J-24 Fleet 50 Championship, and finishing second at the J-24 Midwinters. Go to http://media.ussailing.org/Latest_News/2012/YY_2012_Shortlist.htm to see more info.