Photographer: Iain Philpott - Yacht Racing Image

Iain Philpott







Married with two children Iain lives in Hindhead, Surrey. His love of the sea was kindled from the age of 8 canoeing and sailing with his father on the River Crouch in Essex. He was given a camera at 10 and there fostered a relationship that continues to this day of marrying his love of photography with his passion for water sports.

He attended art college studying photography and started shooting pictures commercially at 23.

He has gone onto utilise his knowledge of sailing to bridge the gap of advertising and editorial fashion, beauty and lifestyle photography out onto the water.
He has been a champion of youth sailing through event photography and film making helping to promote sailing as not just an exciting sport but as an educator for children to learn valuable life skills that will stay with them forever.
He feels very fortunate that his career is also his passion.