Archive for July, 2008
Green Dragon’s international crew includes top Irish ocean sailors Damian Foxall, Justin Slattery and Ian Moore and is skippered by double Olympic medallist Ian Walker Green Dragon, the Volvo Ocean Race entry, was welcomed to its homeport of Galway by a fantastic flotilla of boats from Galway Bay Sailing Club. Sailing onboard the Green Dragon […]
We had a great week delivering Dinah from Camaret to Lymington. We port-tacked this eastbound tanker in the English channel. We made the crossing at an average of 8 knots, beam reaching with one reef in the main and number 4 jib, both old dacron sails. More at Dinah’s website.
Designed and built in 1915 by Nathaniel Herreshoff, the steel-hulled schooner is a real eye catcher. Restored by billionaire Tom Perkins. Detailed article about the boat here. She is flying an Isle of Man ensign.