Photo gallery: Countdown for classic fans
There are only a few days left to secure an exclusive sailor's watch, a digital camera suitable for water sports, fascinating calendars and illustrated books as well as exciting reference works. Anyone who takes part in the large reader survey that is enclosed with YACHT classic 2/2007 takes part in the raffle.
Tradition, emotion and a 20-page special about the stuff dreams are made of: wood. All of this can be found in the current special issue of YACHT for lovers of classic sailing boats and ships. It is the most successful newcomer among the water sports magazines: YACHT classic has delighted tens of thousands of readers since it was launched a year and a half ago. With first-class photos, a unique layout and stories that have depth.
After four issues, it is now time to ask more precisely what the readers want. What moves you What would you like to learn more about in the upcoming issues? How do you rate the YACHT classic that have appeared so far? Give us your opinion.
A detailed questionnaire is enclosed in YACHT classic 2/2007. Just fill in and send it in by December 28th. As a thank you, we are giving away valuable prizes.
YACHT classic is available from well-stocked magazine retailers. You can also order the booklet on 0521/55 99 11.
All prices in the overview:
1st prize: TutimDI 300 Tutim has been building instrument clocks since 1927, initially only for pilots, now also for active sailors. The DI 300 is for use under the harshest conditions constructed. Its housing is made of pure titanium and is waterproof up to a diving depth of 300 meters. Striking luminous numbers on a black background ensure optimum readability even at night. The watch has a precise automatic movement made in Switzerland (ET caliber 2836-2). With titanium bracelet. Value: 945 euros. 2nd prize: Pentax Optio W30 With this digital camera you can get spectacular sailing pictures. Because the W30 not only has a high resolution of 7.1 megapixels, optical 3x zoom, 2.5-inch display, camera shake protection, compact dimensions and very high light sensitivity (ISO 3200). Even more: it is absolutely waterproof up to a depth of three meters. That makes them the ideal companion for a trip. Value: 329 euros
3rd prize: The great pace He shaped yacht photography like no other. In his latest, signed and limited to 1000 copies, old master Franco Pace has created a monument to the most beautiful and greatest classics worldwide. A unique work - visually, but also historically of lasting value. Just published, it is almost sold out. Value: 148 euros
4th-6th Price: Klassic calendar Nico Krauss has accompanied the development of YACHT classic from the start. As a founding member of the editorial team. And as a "house photographer". Almost all of the major photo series of the past two years came from his camera. Now he is issuing a calendar for the first time, a “must have” for every classic fanatic. Value: 29 euros
7-10 Price: Sailor's Manual Anyone who not only loves old yachts, but also wants to understand the customs and seamanship of earlier times, will find plenty of illustrative material in the “Handbook for boaters on traditional sailors”. The richly illustrated work shows how to tie rope fenders, caulk plank seams and more. Value: 24.90 euros.