2016 Nominee: Charline Picon:
The Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards is the most prestigious award of recognition in the sport of sailing, with five nominees in 2016 under consideration in the Male and Female categories. Meet nominee Charline Picon…
Sailors, just like any sports competitors, have faith in their own ability and will aim for a win. Some will even make a prediction of their result. For France’s Charline Picon her prediction came from a French saying, ‘Jamais deux san trois’. ‘Never two without three’. For her, the third would be an Olympic gold medal.
Picon’s saying came off the back of two wins at the Rio 2016 Test Even…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – 2016 Nominee: Charline Picon, Editor
Top Twenty Selected for Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image 2016:
The latest round of judging has narrowed the field for the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image 2016, a contest started in 2010 to provide an opportunity for professional yacht racing photographers to share their passion for yacht racing with a wide community. It is the world’s premier photography competition dedicated to the sport of sailing.
After 149 professional photographers from 25 different countries submitted entries by the October 13 deadline, their best 80 shots were preselected by a panel of three world class sailing photographers – Rick Tomlinson, Christian Février and Eric Brin.
Now the international jury has selected the top 20 pictures which are eligible for the M…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Top Twenty Selected for Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image 2016, Editor