Archie Watts goes Dinghy Cruising with Dad.
This was the first time that Dad and I had sailed together without the rest of the family and also the first time that I had spent more than one night at a time on Harmony.
Nick Watts dispels some myths in Nowhere Near The Edge of Fear
I have just spent an interesting three days at Beale Park talking to people about dinghy cruising when they visited our pontoon. ‘What is dinghy cruising?’ was the most common question, along with the statement ‘We thought people just raced in dinghies.’ Those who had some idea usually had a mental image of bearded middle-aged men battling the elements on epic voyages ... ‘We’ve read about Frank Dye ...’
DCA President, Roger Barnes gives us a taste of dinghy cruising as he joins a DCA rally in Devon
Mary Dooley describes what she learned going dinghy cruising with Roger Barnes for the first time.
I had done dinghy sailing before but never had the opportunity to go dinghy cruising until this year when I went sailing with Roger Barnes on Avel Dro. After a couple of short trips in the UK, I agreed to join him for a long weekend living aboard and cruising along the north Breton coast out of Roscoff. This is What I Learned Going Dinghy Cruising.
John Hughes is Going With The Flow.
On a clear summer's Friday evening after a week at work in a grimy city, the need to get out on the water becomes urgent. After a couple of days exploring the Dee estuary I felt recharged, ready to face another week at work.
Keith Muscott tells the tale of how The DCA Discovers the Baltic.
While the most popular events in the DCA calendar are the rallies organized by our five regional groups, some of us like to spread our wings occasionally and range a little more widely.
Nick Watts reflects on a dinghy cruiser stereotype in Are we a solitary breed?
I wondered idly why it seemed that the majority of dinghy cruisers seemed to be a solitary breed – when the pastime was manifestly such fun when shared with others.
Cliff Martin shares his experience and knowledge of dinghy cruising in
The Solent - A cruising guide for centreboard boats.
This guide is aimed at a boat which will float in a foot of water and can settle
into the mud as the tide leaves it. It is about land and sky, wind and water and how a little boat can bring them
together and give happiness.