Where the dragons met

White Dragon sails to meet the Komodo Dragons By Dick Beaumont This trip enabled me to experience once again my perfect day on the sea: fishing while sailing to a dive site! A hundred books or more have been written about the almost mythical Island of Bali, and it continues to entrance its visitors still. […]

Which is the perfect rig for blue water cruising?

The Solent rig is the go-to rig for ocean cruising, says Dick Beaumont The Solent rig, also known as the ‘Slutter rig’, is arguably the perfect rig for short –handed, blue water cruising (shown to right). The rig can provide so many different combinations of sail form that the ideal profile is always available to […]