Started in 2010, this event is the world’s premier photography competition dedicated to the sport of sailing, celebrating the very best yacht racing image taken during the year, and which best represents the essence and excitement of the sport. Open to professional photographers, it provides an opportunity for yacht racing specialists to display their work and share their passion with a wide audience. More than one million people saw the pictures submitted for the last edition of the contest.
Submission of the pictures opens today, September 12, until October 13. In order to participate, photographers need to register and submit their best yacht racing image taken between November 1, 2015 and October 13, 2016, at the following address: www.yachtracingimage.com
Three world class sailing photographers will pre-select the top eighty pictures which will be published on the event website and social networks on October 18, allowing the public and the international Jury to vote : Rick Tomlinson, Christian Février and Eric Brin.
The International Jury, consisting of Andy Hunt (World Sailing CEO, UK), Keith Taylor (marine writer, editor and marine publicist, NZL), Antonio Palma (CEO, Mirabaud & Cie SA, SUI), Anna-Lena Elled (yachting journalist and picture editor, SWE), and Ian Walker (pro sailor, UK) will then select the world’s best yacht racing photograph of the year.
The top twenty pictures selected by the international Jury will be displayed during the Yacht Racing Forum, on November 28-29.
More information you can find here.
Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image 2016 has been launched