Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award 2022: Top 20 revealed!

Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award 2022: Top 20 revealed!

16.11.2022

150 professional photographers representing 29 nations entered the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award 2022 photo competition. Today we reveal the top 20 images.

Twenty yacht racing photographers representing twelve nations reach the final phase of the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award. Their pictures, selected by the international jury, will be  exhibited next week at the Yacht Racing Forum in Malta.

The top 20 include some of the world's most prominent yacht racing photographers, active all over the world. The overall winner of the 2022 edition is one of them. 

He / she will be announced and celebrated, with all the winners of the competition, on Monday November 21 in front of the sports’ leading personalities from all over the world during the Yacht Racing Forum evening reception at Malta’s National Aquarium. 

Three prizes will be awarded to the winners: the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Award (main prize), selected by the international jury, the 'Public Award', based on the number of public votes cast on the Internet and the 'Delegates Award’ based on votes from participants at World Sailing’s annual conference and the Yacht Racing Forum. 

Prize giving

The prize giving will take place on Monday 21 November at 9:00 pm during the Yacht Racing Forum evening reception at the Malta National Aquarium. It will be live streamed live on Facebook.


Top 20 photographers (in alphabetical order) :


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Georgy Akimov 

Christian Beeck 

Patrick Blom 

Christian Bonin 

Pierre Bouras 

Peter Brøgger 

Joao Costa Ferreira 

Robert Deaves 

Felix Diemer

Robert Hajduk 

Rod  Harris 

Suellen Hurling 

Valery Isaenko 

Mélanie Joubert 

Anton Makhanov 

Nico Martinez

Martina Orsini

Kristina Ryaguzova

Eike Schurr

Szymon Sikora

Georgy Akimov  

Christian Beeck    

Peter Brøgger    

Alex Carabi    

Tom Coehoorn    

Felix Diemer    

Rod  Harris     

Suellen Hurling    

Valery Isaenko    

Gilles Martin-Raget    

Nico Martinez    

Rob Migliaccio    

Aiste Ridikaite    

Anya Semeniouk    

Giovanni Tesei     

Igor Tkachenko    

Brigi Török    

Osman U─čur     

Douglas Wake    

Aitor Zarraga Goiri