This past summer 25 trimarans and sailors from a dozen different countries all descended on Skærbæk, Denmark, the birthplace of Dragonfly trimarans, to take part in a three-race regatta celebrating the 50th birthday of Dragonfly builder, Quorning Boats. In addition to sparkling weather, the fleet also enjoyed a fireworks display and plenty of cozy Danish friendliness, or “hygge.” For more on the event, visit dragonfly.dk.
Liz Clark, Battling an Electrical Storm and Gale—Alone
Surfer and solo sailor Liz Clark has been seeking out warm tradewinds, beautiful anchorages and perfect waves around the Pacific on her Cal 40, Swell, since 2006. It hasn’t all been tropical sunsets and clean wave breaks, though, as is evident in this excerpt from her new memoir, ...read more