Opening of the Mirabaud Sailing Video Award 2018

Opening of the Mirabaud Sailing Video Award 2018

Opening of the Mirabaud Sailing Video Award 2018


After a successful first edition, the Mirabaud Sailing Video Award will once again celebrate the world’s best TV / video producers specialized in the sport of sailing, as well as sailors who produce videos during competitions. Due to the dates of the awards ceremony, held during the Yacht Racing Forum on 22 October in Lorient (FRA), the final date of submission is brought forward by one month.

28 March 2018 - The Mirabaud Sailing Video Award, held annually, aims to celebrate the very best sailing videos produced each year and their authors. The first edition, in 2017, has been met with enthusiasm by the international sailing community and television professionals from around the world, with no less than fifty-five videos representing twelve nations.

The event has also been well received by the public and the media: more than 700,000 people visited the social networks and website, while the videos were viewed 227,000 times. All videos are available online.

The Mirabaud Sailing Video Award is now the world's leading competition in this field. Open to audiovisual professionals, cameramen, editors, directors and journalists, the contest will also once again celebrate sailors who film their exploits during races.

The awards ceremony will take place on 22 October in Lorient (France), during the gala evening of the Yacht Racing Forum, at the Cité de la Voile Eric Tabarly, in the presence of the main personalities of the international sailing world.

Dates to remember for the 2018 edition:

  • Videos must have been filmed between November 1, 2017 and September 24, 2018
  • Videos can be submitted anytime between now and September 24, 2018 at midnight GMT
  • Public voting will be open from September 28 to October 15, 2018

Full rules

Two important facts to remember:

  • Video length: 1'30 (max)
  • Royalty-free soundtrack

Mirabaud Sailing Video Award can once again count on its loyal partner, Banque Mirabaud & Cie SA, and is looking forward to welcoming new partners.

2017 edition detailed statistics