Athlete / Boat :

Wild Oats X1

Event :

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Location :

Bass Strait Australia

About the shot :

Super maxi Wild Oats X1 during its record breaking 2012 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, pictured approximately 86 miles off the north east of Tasmania in Bass Strait. The yacht earned its place in history as the first to claim the treble; line honours, first overall and the race record – twice. The yacht shaved 16 minutes off her 2005 record covering the 628 nautical mile race in one day 18 hours 23 minutes 12 seconds.

Camera :

Canon 1D X, 70-200mm, 250, f6.3 , 1/1600