CHECK OUT THE SEVEN PRIZES OF THE SAILING CATAMARANS PHOTO CHALLENGE 2019
For this second edition, even more Fountaine Pajot Owners shared their sailing and cruising experiences on Fountaine Pajot catamarans, in magnificent and varied photos.
We received more than 500 photos and videos from around the world. From Portugal to the Baltic Sea, from the Great Barrier Reef of coral in Australia via Asia, the Caribbean and the Mediterranean, we were transported by the diversity of landscapes and photos which enlivened this new photo challenge.
Given the high quality and the number of photos published, we decided to award seven participants, according to themes which illustrate various aspects of cruising, from life aboard a Fountaine Pajot as well as current environmental concerns.
A big thank you to all who took part for showing us their worlds and sharing their experiences with everyone under #share_your_emotions_2019 and on Fountaine Pajot Yacht Club.
Find below a look at the seven prizes awarded to Owners and selected photos …
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🏆 1st Prize / ‘’Share your emotions’’ Award - @SailingMillenniumFalcon
Sailing is mostly about sharing moments onboard with family & friends… Each Fountaine Pajot Owner sees their boat as their favorite place to relax alone or together, and thinks of it as their own haven of peace. Aboard their Fountaine Pajot Saba 50, the ‘’Millennium Falcon’’ crew from Portugal, demonstrate this perfectlywith an endearing photo reportage on what life on board offers daily: epic trips, relaxing moments in incredible settings, and above all…sharing.
📸 Congratulations to the ‘’SailingMillenniumFalcon’’ family for coming first in the Fountaine Pajot Photo Contest 2019!See all the photos
🏆 ‘‘Best Commitment’’ Award - @CatamaranLadyRoslyn
Once again Lady Roslyn’s crew have shown us their creative skills with many, many incredible pictures aboard their Fountaine Pajot Saba 50. With at least 78 photos, they took us on an epic journey across the Mediterranean Sea and Islands, punctuated with sailing moments, funny moorings and environmental pictures…
With this Prize, we wanted to reward their creativity of course, but also their commitment to preserve nature & the sea’s wildlife during their cruises.
📸 Congratulations and thank you for the whole photo reportage!
See all the photos
🏆 ‘‘Best environmental’’ Award - @HudsonMerrick
Right in the middle of the BIV, the American crew, aboard their Fountaine Pajot Saba 50, highlighted the beauty of mother nature with stunning photos of anchorages and wildlife . Swimming with those majestic creatures is definitely one of those memorable cruising moments you will always remember…
📸 Congratulations to the American family on the Saba ‘‘G2’’ for this Award!See all the photos
🏆 ‘‘Best cruising video Award’’ - @Kissangasail
Every sailor definitely remembers his first encounter with dolphins… Sometimes this great moment happens sooner than others… The family share with us this privileged moment with their kids watching dolphins playing on the bow while sailing.
📸 Congratulations to the French crew of «Kissanga» aboard their Fountaine Pajot Vénézia 42!See the video on Instagram
🏆 ‘‘Best artistic report Award’’ - @Aurorathi
With this Prize, we wanted to reward something really important in terms of boat design for Fountaine Pajot: harmony. Harmony of color, shades & shape, that perfectly enhance the Saona 47 lines. We were captivated by the shots of those shades of blue, taken in the amazing Whitsunday Islands and Coral Barrier Reef in Australia…
📸 Congratulations to the Fountaine Pajot Australian crew of the Saona 47 ‘’Aurora’’!See all the photos
🏆 ‘‘Best video’’ Award - @Wander_Hunter
The spear diving couple of the Fountaine Pajot Helia 44 «Kailani» have taken our breath away in the deep waters of the BVI. Swimming with a shoal of fish and especially sharks, is any sailor’s dream…
📸 Congratulations to @wander_hunter for this awe-inspiring underwater video!See the video on Instagram
🏆 ‘‘Best Life on board moments’’ Award - @Sailingfitti
Helen & Mark, a family crew from Germany, bring us aboard their Lucia 40 «Fitti» for a pleasant getaway… From the cockpit to the front deck, by way of the helm station, follow their adventures across the Mediterranean Sea, with lots of fun, creativity, sailing and emotions…
📸 Congratulations to the Fountaine Pajot Lucia 40 «Fitti» crew and their family!See all the photos