Writing isn’t all lonely toil. Some examples of what happens when I get out of the office.

Video from a ride on Comanche, Jim Clark’s 100-foot carbon-fiber race boat. Special perk: Kenny Read let me drive her under the enormous asymmetrical chute all the way up Narragansett Bay.

Soaring over the Wallensee in Switzerland. It was the pilot’s fourth trip up that day and he knew exactly where the thermals were!

Gliding out of Soaring Schanis over the Wallensee, Switzerland. from Dan Fisher on Vimeo.

Perfect black ice on a pond in Massachusetts.

Quaboag Pond 011617 from Dan Fisher on Vimeo.

A sail around New York harbor on Macif, the French transatlantic trimaran. Interrupted by a severe squall that sent us up into the lee of Staten Island.

MACIF II from Dan Fisher on Vimeo.

Who doesn’t like a good sled run? Ignore the occasional grunt.

Bergun Darlux sled run 2-21-11 from Dan Fisher on Vimeo.