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The ‘Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image’ is a yearly photographic contest and exhibition. It seeks to recognise the very best yacht racing image taken during the year, and that which best represents the essence and excitement of yacht racing as a sport.

The contest is open to professional yacht racing photographers from all over the world.Three prizes are awarded:

  • The ‘Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image’ (main prize), awarded by a panel of international specialists from the yacht racing and photographic industries.
  • The ‘Yacht Racing Forum Award’, decided by the 700 delegates of World Sailing’s Annual conference as well as by the 300 delegates of the Yacht Racing Forum.
  • The‘public prize’, selected by the number of popular votes on Internet.

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Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image 2017 officially launched

Professional sailing photographers from all over the world are invited to join the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award 2017. Submission of the pictures is open until October 12. The prize giving will take place during the Yacht Racing Forum in Aarhus, Denmark, on November 28. The winner will receive the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award, a precious clock offered by Swiss luxury watchmaker Hublot and share € 2’000 prize money.

Yacht Racing photographers from all over the world are invited to attend the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award 2017.

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 is open until October 12. In order to participate, photographers must register and submit their best yacht racing image taken between October 13, 2016, and October 12, 2017, at the following address: www.yachtracingimage.com

The top eighty pictures will be pre-selected by Daniel Allisy (FRA), founder of Voiles & Voiliers, Rob Kothe (AUS), founder of the Sail-World network and Jean-Marie Liot (FRA), winner of the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image 2016. They will be published on the event website and social networks on October 18, allowing the public and the international Jury to vote.

The International Jury consists of the above three as well as Nicolas Mirabaud (SUI), member of the Executive Committee, Mirabaud & Cie SA, and pro sailor Sally Barkow (USA).

The top twenty pictures selected by the international Jury will be displayed during World Sailing’s annual conference in Puerto Valarta (Mexico) as well as at the Yacht Racing Forum on November 27-28.

The prestigious trophy will be awarded in public, on November 28, 2017, during the Yacht Racing Forum in Aarhus, Denmark, in front of the world’s leading personalities from the world of sailing.

The winning photographer will receive the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award, a precious clock offered by Swiss luxury watchmaker Hublot and € 1’000 prize money.

Two secondary prizes will be awarded : The Yacht Racing Forum Award (selected by the delegates attending World Sailing’s annual conference and the Yacht Racing Forum) and the Public Award (selected by the votes from the public on Facebook. The winners will each receive € 500 prize money.

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Hublot joins Mirabaud Sailing Video Award and Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image

The Swiss luxury watchmaker Hublot will provide the winners with a beautiful and prestigious wall clock.

Swiss luxury watch brand Hublot announces partnership with both the “Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award” and “Mirabaud Sailing Video Award”. Hublot will provide the winner of both contests with a beautiful and prestigious wall clock.

« At Hublot, we have always been passionate about sailing and yacht racing », says Hublot’s CEO, Ricardo Guadalupe. « Our brand name – porthole in english – comes from the world of yachting! Today, we are pleased to join those two prestigious contests as a partner to demonstrate our attachment to sailing and fuse it with art and imagery, through both photography and video. This is Hublot’s “Art of Fusion” philosophy. »

Started in 2010, the “Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image” award recognizes the very best picture taken during the year, which best represents the essence and excitement of yacht racing as a sport.

Founded in the spring of 2017, the “Mirabaud Sailing Video Award” was launched to honor the best sailing videos produced each year and their authors. The annual contest is open to professional cameramen, directors, editors and TV production companies from all over the world, as well as sailors who produce on-board videos during races.

The winners of both contests will be celebrated during the Yacht Racing Forum in Aarhus, Denmark, on November 27-28, 2017.

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Mirabaud Sailing Video Award

The Mirabaud Sailing Video Award is the only event of its kind, aimed at celebrating the best sailing videos produced each year and those who have produced them. It is an annual contest, open to professional cameraman, directors, editors and TV production companies from all over the world, as well as sailors who produce on-board videos during races.

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Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image

The Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award has been held since 2010 to recognize the very best yacht racing image taken during the year, 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 to share their passion with a wide audience. More than one million people saw the pictures submitted for the last edition of the contest.

More information and detailed rules:

Website

Facebook

The Mirabaud Group

Mirabaud is an international banking and financial group founded in Geneva in 1819. Mirabaud offers its Swiss and international clientele a range of bespoke financial and advisory services in three core areas of activity: wealth management, asset management and brokerage. Mirabaud has offices in Switzerland (Geneva, Basel and Zurich), Europe (London, Luxembourg, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Sevilla and Milan) and the rest of the world (Montreal, Hong Kong and Dubai).

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About Hublot

“Hublot – A different way to progress” say those who know this unique Swiss luxury watch company, where each and every moment moves forward to create the future at breathtaking speed.

A dream, initiated and developed by Hublot’s Chairman Jean-Claude Biver with CEO, Ricardo Guadalupe, these two men are responsible for turning the Hublot brand into a genuine success story in which the Big Bang, Classic Fusion, Spirit of Big Bang and Manufacture Pieces represent the symbols of a constantly evolving tradition.

From watch complications and revolutionary materials to world class collaborations such as FIFA World Cup™ and Ferrari, Hublot characterizes itself through the “Art of Fusion” philosophy, bringing tradition into the future. On a commercial level, the network of stores currently stands at more than 80 exclusive boutiques around the world (Cannes, Saint-Tropez, Paris, London, Berlin, Moscow, New York, Miami, Beverly Hills, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Singapore, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur, Ginza, Kyoto, Frankfurt, Zermatt…).

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