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Top 5 Omega sailing ambassadors

Top 5 Omega sailing ambassadors

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Dame Ellen MacArthur

Dame Ellen MacArthur

Omega spotted the potential in solo yachtswoman Dame Ellen MacArthur early on, signing her as an ambassador three years before she broke the world record for solo round-the-world-sailing in February 2005. Omega also served as the official timekeeper for this expedition, which MacArthur completed in just 71 days, 14 hours, 18 minutes and 33 seconds. MacArthur remained an Omega ambassador until 2007, in which time she won the Laureus Alternative Sports award and was named the ISAF Woman Sailor of the Year, Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year and narrowly missed out on BBC Sports Personality of the Year (coming second only to David Beckham).

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