Land sailing, also known as sand yachting or land yachting, is the act of moving across land in a three-wheeled vehicle powered by wind through the use of a sail. The term comes from analogy with (water) sailing. Historically, land sailing was used as a mode of transportation or recreation. Since the 1950s it has evolved primarily into a racing sport. (From Wikipedia)
A desert near Primm, Nevada, about 40 miles west of Las Vegas, is popular with land sailors.
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imageme (1591) 2014-07-26 9:40
Hi Eleu, Nice colors and details. The flying sand gives sense of speed of these machines. Best regards
macjake (52830) 2014-07-26 11:20
I know i've mentioned it to you before, but i really do have to check this out the next time i'm in Las Vegas.
looks like a fun place to take some photos and just enjoy the desert in a new and fun sort of way.
you captured some fine light against the almost transparant sails. nice shot
lousat (72855) 2014-07-26 16:19
Hi Eleu,truly beautiful this capture,the perspective is very very nice,i like the bright light on the sails and the sense of great spaces made by this place,excellent detail too despite the fast mouvement.Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano
saxo042 (36918) 2014-07-27 6:57
A lot of action and strong colours here. The blue and beige background improves the beauty of this capture.
jacquest (18227) 2014-07-27 7:03
A really good sense of movement and a colorful display of sails in this action image.
photoray (10455) 2014-07-27 13:23
Another fine sport view of the sailors on the dry lake bed with a rugged mountain background.
I will have to check out if rentals are available. I have too many toys to buy a rig.
Thanks for sharing,
rychem (19971) 2014-07-27 20:57
I can feel this wind! I wish them the best wind conditions
nikkitta (13490) 2014-08-02 13:28
Before reading the note it seemed to me a beach scene
Like the capture, good color contrast , interesting subject and more the flying dust
Well seen , congrats