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YACHT RACING PHOTOGRAPHERS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD INVITED TO SUBMIT THEIR BEST PICTURE FOR “YACHT RACING IMAGE OF THE YEAR 2012”
11 October 2012 – Professional yacht racing photographers from all over the world are invited to submit their best yacht racing image from 2012 to enter the “Yacht Racing Image of the Year 2012”, presented by WYRF Platinum Sponsor Mirabaud & Cie Private Bankers.
All the photographs submitted will be published on the World Yacht Racing Forum Facebook account on November 2, and the public will be asked to vote for the pictures they consider as this year’s best yacht racing photograph.
The 24 best photographs, as elected by the public, will be printed and displayed during the World Yacht Racing Forum from 11-12 December in Gothenburg. The delegates from the World Yacht Racing Forum and Yacht Racing Design & Technology Symposium, which is co-located with the Forum, will then be asked to shortlist the five best pictures.
A professional and independent Jury made amongst others of professionals from the yacht racing and photographic industry will then vote for the photograph they consider as the world’s best. The selection process is transparent, and the composition of the Jury will be made public ahead of the Forum.
The winning image will be announced on the second day of the Forum, 12 December 2012.
Professional photographers from all over the world are kindly requested to submit their best picture before 1 November, 2012, in high resolution, at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The detailed rules of the contest can be viewed on the World Yacht Racing Forum website: http://www.worldyachtracingforum.com
International financial services group MIRABAUD is the main sponsor of the Yacht Racing Images Exhibition. MIRABAUD are also the Platinum Sponsor of this year’s World Yacht Racing Forum. MIRABAUD has been involved in international yacht racing for many years, notably through its sponsorship of the Bol d’Or Mirabaud, Thomas Jundt’s hydrofoil prototype, the Mirabaud LX. MIRABAUD is also Dominique Wavre’s main partner for the Vendée Globe 2012-13.
“We are very pleased to associate our name with the world’s best yacht racing photographs since 2009”, says Antonio Palma, Partner and CEO of Mirabaud. “The Yacht Racing Image of the year is the visual expression of our passion for human relations, technology and high performance; three themes that are particularly dear to us in the world of banking and finance, that are also at the heart of international yacht racing. We look forward to seeing this exhibition and to be once again part of the World Yacht Racing Forum.”
“Capturing the action of yacht racing is very challenging, and we are delighted MIRABAUD are continuing to support the exhibition to recognise some of the many photographers behind the lens”, commented Event Director James Gradwell. “The Yacht Racing Image of the Year is a showcase of the sport at its very best”.
About the Yacht Racing Image of the Year
Started in 2009 during the World Yacht Racing Forum, the ‘Yacht Racing Image of the Year’ award recognises the very best yacht racing image taken during the year, and which best represents the essence and excitement of yacht racing as a sport. The exhibition and award is sponsored by Mirabaud & Cie Private Bankers.