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.
Experience: McCarthy and the Mouse
Sitting at the helm in a light breeze, my arms crusted with a fine rime of salt, my skin so dry I’d lost my fingerprints, I heard a clatter and a curse from below. There were only three of us a thousand miles from shore and only one on watch at a time. Usually, the off watch lay ...read more