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.
Sailor-Punk and the State of Cruising
Back when I was a young man, sailing back and forth across the North Atlantic in an old fiberglass sailboat, it seemed fairly obvious to me how all that was wrong in the world might be set right. Everyone should be issued a boat at birth! Or so I declared to any who would listen ...read more