https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arcachon ... Arcachon is a commune in the Gironde department in southwestern France. It is a popular bathing location on the Atlantic coast 55 kilometres southwest of Bordeaux in the Landes forest.
France Tourism, Arcachon Catalog codes: Michel FR 1366 Yvert et Tellier FR 1312 Issued on: 1961-10-07 Perforation: comb 13 Printing: Recess Size: 36 x 21.45 mm Colors: Multicolor Face value: 0.30 #8355; - French franc Print run: 63,925,000 variety: (a) without the word "POST" (b) snow-covered dunes
The "Fireball," originally designed by Peter Milne in 1962, is a one-design high-performance sailing dinghy, sailed by a crew of two, and sporting a single trapeze, symmetric spinnaker and chined hull. Here is an image of a stamp depicting a Fireball dinghy, designed by British architect Jack Fallas, engraved and printed by the Note Printing Branch, Reserve Bank of Australia, and issued on June 25, 1969 as one of a set of three stamps publicizing the 3rd South Pacific Games, held in Port Moresby, Scott No. 284, plus a YouTube link to an exciting video of the 7th race of the 50th Fireball National Championships. Note: Looks easy, right?
Sailboats on Upper Sûre Lake, a reservoir on the upper Sauer river in northwestern Luxembourg, designed and engraved by French artist Pierre Béquet (1932-2012), and issued by Luxembourg on September 13, 1971, Scott No. 503.
Sailing yachts, a semi-postal (charity) stamp designed by Boguslaw Brandt (1909-1983), engraved by Marian Romuald Polak, and issued by Poland on June 28, 1952 as one of a set of two stamps commemorating Shipyard Worker's Day, Scott No. B77.
Here are images of a souvenir sheet and of the three stamps contained within it depicting examples of sailing yachts in three classes: Catamaran, Monocque and Trimaran, designed and engraved by French artist Jacques Combet (1920-1993), and issued by Monaco in October 1985 to publicize the first Mediterranean-Transatlantic Yachting Race (Monaco to New York), Scott Nos. 1486 and 1486a-c.
Here is an image of a stamp designed after a watercolor painting entitled "Sailing Along Coast of Falkland Islands with Schooner Sarandi in 1832-1833" by Uruguayan-Argentine artist Emilio Biggeri (1907-1977), printed by photogravure, and issued by Argentina on July 30, 1977 for Navy Day, Scott No. 1146.
Here is an image of a stamp featuring a portrait of Albert I (1848-1922), Prince of Monaco, and depicting the marine research yachts Hirondelle I and Princesse Alice, designed and engraved by French artist Jules Piel (1882-1978), and issued by Monaco on December 12, 1966 to publicize the 1st International Congress of the History of Oceanography, held in Monaco, Scott No. 641.
Here are images of the two similar stamps depicting the bow of the Spanish schooner Rio de Oro, printed by photogravure, and issued for use in Spanish Sahara on June 1, 1966 as part a set of three stamps benefiting child welfare funds, Scott Nos. 166 & 167, plus an image of a photograph of Rio de Oro.
Cook Islands Sailing Boats of the Pacific May 24, 2013 The stamp set features Ndrua, Hamatafua, Waa Kalua, Vaka Motu, Toniaki, Vaka, Pahi, and Tipaerua. The souvenir sheet features Pahi, Waka Tou, and Tipaerua.