Pictures speak louder then words. However, sometimes you want bed time reading, and sometimes you want to dream away to pictures of beautiful yachts battling it out. The 8mR class has never been short on amazing photographers which attended the events. The pictures these photographers have taken, inspired many and helped many people dream about what it would be like to own, race or cruise an 8mR Yacht.

James Robinson Taylor

Sailing before he could walk, as captain of the sailing team he received his degree in political science from the University of Oregon. Professional photography began in 1985, and after three years with the Italian Ministry of Culture he started off on his own in 1989. From then he has given body and soul to (sailing) imagery. Father of twin [...]

Tobias Stoerkle

Tobias Stoerkle is a young and promising photographer. His keen eye usually gets him an unusual angle and fresh perspective. Website

Paul Weyth

My interest in photography started whilst studying for a design degree. Never content sat a desk for long, my design career morphed into more outdoor pursuits. Living on the Isle of Wight, I have always been on or in the sea. After spending a period in the marine industry, the passion for photography led me to reach again for the [...]

Stefan Ottjes

Stefan is Phootgrapher and owner of SEALENS SEALENS is an international photo agency and production company based in Kiel and Berlin/Germany. The photo stock is focused on maritime images with a powerful emotional impact through high quality visual art. With a team of international photographers SEALENS offers an archive of over 40.000 high class images

Rick Tomlinson Rick Tomlinson is a marine photographer specializing in yacht racing, yacht advertising and Expedition photography. Based in Hamble (UK) Rick travels the world on assignments for the top magazines and events. Rick made his name capturing the Southern Ocean at its most treacherous from the decks of various yachts in the Whitbread Round the World Race. Starting [...]

Franco Pace

Franco Pace ... has brought together years of research and photography to celebrate the work of William Fife Jnr, one of the great geniuses of yacht design. All of the yachts featured in his famous book were designed in Scotland between 1890 and the Second World War, and are ... considered amongst the most beautiful, most elegant and fastest [...]

Nigel Pert

He wanted to be a vet and the only boat he owned he wrecked on a lee shore, yet Nigel Pert’s powerful style of marine photography has won him many commissions

John Green is based in Cowes and after a career of building masts, started taking pictures of yachts from the cowes greens. A great enthusiast for anything sailing new and old.

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