This book is an exuberant celebration of sailing in all its glory. Many of the world's most outstanding photographers from Beken of Cowes, Carlo Borlenghi and Gilles Martin-Raget to Rick Tomlinson, Franco Pace and Stanley Rosenfeld, present their tribute to this exciting world in an impressive galley of amazing action images. Sail showcases the sweeping lines and glamorous settings of yachts of all sizes and types: cruising and racing beauties, legendary yachts from this century and the last, mono and multihulls, round the world thoroughbreds and outstanding winners from the ultimate in yacht racing – the America’s Cup. For the first time ever, boats which have made their mark on sailing history are immortalized in an outstanding gallery of extraordinary photos from the world's best photographers. Sail is a wonderful tribute to sailing, which will be treasured by all who love beautiful images, the glamorous lifestyle and the very best in action photography.
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Carlo Borlenghi was born in 1956 on the lake of Como, Italy. Since 1978 he has specialized in sports related to the sea. In 1983 he followed the events concerning "Azzurra" and became the official photographer for the Italian campaigns of the America's Cup "Italia"(1987), "Moro di Venezia" (1992) and "Luna Rossa"(2000 and 2003). Borlenghi was, for four years in a row, the official photographer during the Whitbread Round the World Race for the following boats: Gatorade, Brooksfield, Merit and Merit Cup. For five consecutive years he was the official photographer of the Offshore World Championship. Borlenghi was the official photographer for the 2001/2002 Nautor Challenge (Amer Sport One and Amer Sport Too) Campaign for the Volvo Ocean Race. He has published many books, calendars, agendas and posters, which are always related to the sea. His enthusiasm and open frame of mind always bring him to try new techniques and adventures, being a guarantee of originality, quality and full collaboration towards his clients. Borlenghi is continuously updating in regard to technology of photography and communication.Review:
'This stunning book is a celebration of sailing in all its glory... with images from the world's finest photgraphers.' Seafarer (Summer 2007)
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