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Athlete / Boat :

RANGER - J Class

Event :

St.Barths Bucket Regatta

Location :

Saint Bathélémy, French Antilles

About the shot :

2013, March 31. French West Indies, island of St. Barth. Cloudy day, sea force five / six, up to 25 knots of wind and rain squalls. ‘Wrong way around the island' course (clockwise), five J Class yachts on the line of a downwind start. A spectacular splash on the bow of Ranger (J 5), frozen by a shutter speed of a 1/1250 of a second, while she is riding the big swells and rounding the top of the island.

Camera :

CANON EOS 1Ds Mark III, EF 70-200 mm f/2.8 L IS USM, 200, f5.6 , 1/1250