The videos are expected to represent the essence and excitement of the sport. They can feature yachts, multihulls, dinghies, windsurf or kite boards, and can be filmed during training, before and after regattas, or in any way linked with sailing as a sport.
Mirabaud Sailing Video Award :
Mirabaud Sailing Video Public Award :
The « Mirabaud Sailing Video Public Award » will be based on the number of votes on Internet, starting on November 3.
The Public Award helps promote the contest through the social networks and Internet but doesn’t rate as high as the main award. The selection will be based on the public votes on Internet until November 20, 2017 at midday (CET).
The producers have the right to and they are encouraged to promote their pictures through the social networks as this is considered as a global promotion for the contest and its participants.
Mirabaud Sailing Video - Special Jury Award :
The Special Jury Award is open to professional sailors, who produce on-board videos during races. Those videos must only incorporate sequences filmed by the on-board sailors. They can be edited by professional TV editors.
The videos will be rated by the jury in order to determine the winner between November 3 - 10, 2017.
Professional TV, film and video producers, cameraman, editors and filmmakers are encouraged to join the Yacht Racing Forum, and contribute to making this an annual celebration of yacht racing video. The organiser of the Yacht Racing Forum will extend complimentary delegate passes to the participants who have submitted videos for the contest.
Please register for the Yacht Racing Forum at firstname.lastname@example.org
These rules are subject to Swiss law and to the exclusive place of jurisdiction in Geneva (with reservation of the right of appeal to the Federal Court in Lausanne).