Athlete / Boat :

Elena of London

Event :

Les Voiles de Saint Tropez

Location :

Saint Tropez, France

About the shot :

Elena of London, an A Class Racing Schooner, heads out to the offshore mark at Saint Tropez, 2013 Les Voiles de Saint Tropez. The 180ft schooner sits deep in the swell, pulling away from the rest of the classic fleet. The photograph was shot at 1600th sec, a high speed and low aperture to freeze the moment of action.

Camera :

Canon 5dmk3, 70-200mm set at 115mm, 100, f5.6 , 1/1600