420 PHOTO WINS MIRABAUD YACHT RACING IMAGE OF THE YEAR AWARD
Taken during the Trofeo Ciutat de Palma 2016, this 420 Class photo taken by Tomàs Moya topped the votes for the Yacht Racing Forum Award, as voted by delegates at the annual World Sailing Conference held in Mexico 4-12 November and the Yacht Racing Forum in Aarhus, Denmark, 27-28 November 2017.
134 photographers spanning 27 countries submitted a picture for the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award 2017. Sören Hese (GER) wins the main prize, whilst the delegates from the Yacht Racing Forum and World Sailing’s annual conference elected Tomàs Moya. Zita Kovács (HUN) obtained most votes on the social networks and wins the Public Award. The pictures submitted illustrate the sailing season 2017 and highlight the extraordinary variety of the sport in all its aspects.
The Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Award has once again been met with enthusiasm by the public and on the social networks. More than 20,000 votes were counted, with the event website visited by 2.2 million people.