The race may be over but there are still prizes to be won

Think you got some good photos during the Vineyard Race? Please share them with us.

Stamford Vineyard Race Photo Contest, sponsored by, remains open for submissions until the end of September. We are looking for all kinds of pictures that illustrate the Stamford Vineyard Race presented by Thomson Reuters, from the perspective of the sailors and their families, whether taken with a fancy digital camera, or simply fun snaps taken with a smartphone.

If you enter you will receive a $10 credit towards a purchase for first time users of  We will review as many pictures as you want to send us and select shots that help tell your side of the race, and the activities at sea and onshore, and post them to the Vineyard Race website and add them to the race’s Flickr photostream.

We have broken the down the contest into three categories and will be awarding first, second, and third place gift certificates for prints from

The categories are:
  • Sailing
  • Life on Board
  • Are We Having Fun Yet?
First place winners will get a certificate for a 20″ X 30″ photo print,  second place in each category will get a 16″ x 24″ print certificate and third place winners will receive an 11″ x 14″ print certificate.  The best overall picture, from any of the three categories, will get 20″ x 30″ canvas giclee photo print of their shot, which we will display at Stamford Yacht Club, and then forwarded on to the winner.  Final judging will be done by the photo experts at you only have 2 or 3 shots, you can e-mail them to Rick Bannerot at:; if you have more pictures, (and we say, “The more the merrier!“, please burn them to a CDROM and send the disc to:

Stamford Yacht Club
c/o Vineyard Race Photos
97 Ocean Drive West
Stamford, CT 06902

Deadline for receipt of submissions is September 30th.
Please include your name, address, best phone number and an e-mail where we can reach you.Winners will be announced this October on the Vineyard Race website and Facebook page, so get busy downloading your shots from this past weekend’s sailing activities.

We look forward to sharing your shots with the whole Vineyard Race family.


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