Entries Open for Premier Photo Contest:
The eighth edition of the leading sailing picture award will once again reassemble the world’s most talented yacht racing photographers. Sailing photographers from all over the world are invited to enter the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award 2017. Started in 2010, the world’s premier photography competition dedicated to the sport of sailing provides an opportunity for professional photographers to share their passion for sailing with a wide community. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Entries Open for Premier Photo Contest, Editor
Smithwick to become IRC Rating Director:
Dr Jason Smithwick has been appointed as the Director of Rating for IRC, managing the Lymington (UK) based Rating Office which is headquarters of the internationally utilized rating system. Following on from academia, roles in the research industry and most recently as the Technical and Offshore Director for World Sailing, Smithwick will take up his post on July 3rd this year. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Smithwick to become IRC Rating Director, Editor