IPPY Awards 2014: Sports/Fitness/Recreation, Silver Medal
About the Author
Bob Fisher is a world-renowned sailing journalist, correspondent for the "Guardian" and "Observer, " and author of several books, including a two-volume history of the America's Cup, "An Absorbing Interest." He lives in Lymington, England. Kimball Livingston has been covering sailing in the Bay Area since the 1970s. Editor-at-large for "Sail Magazine" and author of "Sailing the Bay, " Livingston has established himself as the voice for San Francisco's sailing culture. He lives in San Francisco, California. Roger Vaughan has been covering the America's Cup since the 1960s, publishing features in "Life, Sail Magazine, Sailing World," and "The Yacht." He is also the author of several books, including "America's Cup XXVII, The Official Record." He lives in Oxford, Maryland. Photos by an internationally renowned team of photographers edited by Sharon Green. For over three decades Green has captured the excitement and beauty of sailboat racing with unmistakable style. Her photos are a sublime exercise in color and light, resulting in compositions more analogous to art than sports photography. Widely known for her spectacular "Ultimate Sailing" calendars, Sharon is putting her fine photos and discerning eye to work on her forthcoming book, "30 Years of Ultimate Sailing."