The Legend of the Sea: The Spectacular Marine Photography of Gilles Martin-Raget (Hardcover)
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Internationally renowned sea photographer, designated Official Photographer of the America's Cup 2013, Gilles Martin-Raget presents his best sea photography of his 30-year career in this beautiful book. Arranged thematically, the 200 photographs are accompanied by introductory texts in each chapter and by detailed captions. At the end of each chapter a specially chosen destination is depicted. The book will include some of Gilles Martin-Raget's most recent photography including from the America's Cup. Contents: Preface: A hand for a man, a hand for an image I. Playground (wind, sea, waves): Destination: the Calanques, Balearic Islands; II. Leaving the nest (light sails): Destination: Italy & Croatia; III. On the departure line (inshore regattas): Destination: Atlantic coasts; IV. Manoeuvres: Destination: The Caribbean Isles from North to South; V. Accidents: Destination: Newport; VI. Spray on the open sea (offshore races): Destination: India; VII. Revival (classic yachts): Destination: The North Pacific; VIII. A healthy old lady (America's Cup): Destination: Polynesia; IX. The next mooring (cruising): Destination: Austral attitudes; X. Wally and other friends (super yachts).