Photo by Ian Badley - The classic racing for the day was cancelled due to the rough sea state. Only the J class and Wally class went racing an...

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Photographer

Ian Badley

Copyright

Ian Badley

Athlete / Boat

Shamrock V

Event

Voiles de Saint Tropez

Location

Mediterranean, off Saint Tropez

About the shot

The classic racing for the day was cancelled due to the rough sea state. Only the J class and Wally class went racing and only a few press photographers went out to capture the action. As the boats made their way upwind crashing through the waves, with our RIB positioned some way ahead, keeping steady and keeping the copious amounts of spray off the lens was the tricky bit.
Getting one shot sharp was a real bonus!