In 1989 he founded the photographic agency of the sea “Sea&See” Italia, specialized in all nautical sports, now part of the Mediatree Group.
Since 1994 he has been following Giovanni Soldini’s boats, world tours and adventures: “Supefacente Kodak” (50 feet) in 1994, “Telecom Italia” (60 feet) in 1996, “Tim Progetto Italia” (Trimaran) since 2001 and “Telecom Italia” (40 feet) since 2007.
He has also supervised several editions of the “Whitbread Round the World Race” for different boats: “Gatorade” in 1989-90, “Brooksfield” in 1993-94, “Merit Cup” in 1993-94 and “Merit” in 1997-98.
In 2000 he followed Grant Dalton’s “Club Med” for “The Race”.
Carlo Borlenghi was also the official photographer of “Amer Sports One” and “Amer Sports Too” during the Volvo Ocean Race in 2001-02; and for several years he has been the official photographer for “Pirelli” sailing events.
In 2003 he won the Omega award for best sports photographer.
In 2007 he won the ‘Grand Prix de l’Image Course au Large’ – Salon Nautique de Paris 2007 and received a plaque from the President of the Republic Giorgio Napolitano “for his many years of intense activity in favour of the sailing world”. In the same year he exhibited at the Louis Vuitton space in Paris for the photographic exhibition Winds and Sails dedicated to the America’s Cup.
In 2012 he had a solo exhibition in Paris – Marie du XVI Arrondisement.
His specialization is not limited to the sporting environment, but also extends to services for the shipbuilding industry in general: from brochures for shipyards to portraits of companies.
Every year he publishes books and calendars, all dedicated to the sea and collaborates with the most prestigious nautical magazines and newspapers.
The enthusiasm that has always characterized him leads him to be always open and available to any adventure or innovation and to be constantly updated both in the photographic field and in the technological one.