The sports’ governing body becomes an official partner of the photo contest dedicated to competitive sailing. The top twenty images will be exhibited at World Sailing’s annual conference in Abu Dhabi. The winners will be announced and celebrated at the Yacht Racing Forum on November 21 in Malta.
The Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award is pleased to announce a three years partnership with World Sailing.
"We are delighted to welcome the sports’ governing body as an official partner," says Bernard Schopfer, the organiser of the event. "The support of World Sailing further strengthens the impact of the award. It is a guarantee of credibility."
The top twenty images will be exhibited at World Sailing’s annual conference in Abu Dhabi. The conference delegates, who represent among others yacht clubs, sailing classes or federations from all over the world, will be asked to vote for the best sailing image of the year. They will be followed by Yacht Racing Forum participants one month later. The winners of the competition will be announced and celebrated at the Yacht Racing Forum on November 21 in Malta in front of the sports’ main personalities from all over the world.
"We are delighted to become a partner of the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award," says David Graham, World Sailing CEO. "Our sport is renowned for the quality of images it produces and I am very pleased that we are able to partner with a competition which recognises the hard work of photographers who do so much to promote our sport. The Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award is widely recognized as the international benchmark and we look forward to celebrating the winners at the Yacht Racing Forum, of which we are also a partner."
The Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award 2022 is now open and photographers are invited to submit their best sailing image by October 9.