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32nd America's Cup: A photographic celebration
     

32nd America's Cup: A photographic celebration

by Jane Russell
 

This is the Official book of the 32nd America's Cup - without doubt one of the world's major sporting events.

The America's Cup is the most prestigious and long-running sailing event in the world. First contested by Britain and America 152 years ago, it is now a high profile, high octane international competition in which big spending syndicates and powerful team

Overview

This is the Official book of the 32nd America's Cup - without doubt one of the world's major sporting events.

The America's Cup is the most prestigious and long-running sailing event in the world. First contested by Britain and America 152 years ago, it is now a high profile, high octane international competition in which big spending syndicates and powerful team bosses fight at an intensely competitive level for the legendary silver cup. Now, for the first time in over a century and a half, the 32nd America's Cup is being hosted in Europe.

This magnificent large format book brings together the outstanding photography of some of the world's leading photographers to celebrate the pinnacle of yacht racing. Showcasing the high level technology,
cutting edge design, the leading people and personalities, and the fast paced sailing, this is an impressive gallery of amazing action images which encapsulate the glamour, excitement and scale of what the
America's Cup is all about.

This book provides a fascinating glimpse into the extravagant, fast paced, rarefied world of one of the world's major sporting events,
which will be treasured by all who love beautiful images, exciting angles and the very best in action photography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780713688313
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
10/30/2007
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
10.80(w) x 13.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Including stunning photography by Carlo Borlenghi and some of the world's leading sailing photographers

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