From Auckland to Antigua, from Sydney to Sardinia: the most stunning images from the world of yacht racing come to you in "Sharon Green's 30 Years of
This handsome and generous coffee table book features vibrant photographs from the 1980s through today. Over 200 pages of the most thrilling starts, frenzied mark-roundings, triumphant finishes and exhilarating conditions from the Ultimate Sailing Calendar archives (including never- before-seen images) explode with action, alongside anecdotes and essays by more than one dozen of the world’s most iconic sailing athletes.
In scenes honed from roughly one-half-million shots over three decades, "Sharon Green's 30 Years of Ultimate Sailing" showcases the best of the best. A sailor hikes hard as his Finn surfs atop a cresting wave in Hawaii ... Winsome Gold performs a death dance, in a downwind sequence captured during the Admiral's Cup ... looking as if it's ready to launch into space, a 49er blasts along the Columbia River... one of the afterguard becomes an afterthought, as he's catapulted from the maxi Longobarda as she dismasts off Newport, RI. Epic images like these, and more, are yours exclusively from Ultimate Sailing: the perfect gift of inspiration for the sailor in your
life (or yourself)!
Boats and sails continue to change, in an ever-evolving science of design and construction, however some things don’t: the beauty, drama, and intensity of Ultimate Sailing. 224 pages. Pub 2015.