"To sail in the beautiful long sunsets we have here in Sweden this time of the year is just marvelous.
Martin also sent along this spectacular sunset photo.
I was under the impression that Stenungsund was a Swedish backwater until I went poking around the Internet and discovered that Stenengsund is the focal point for the Tjörn Runt, a 50 km race. round Tjörn Island, held in August that attracts 1000 sailboats of all types, from all-out multihulls and carbon monohulls to the mom and pop cruiser Evidently this race is also popular with spectators as there are parts of the course where the sailboats must navigate narrow inlets; short tacking among crowded groups and sometimes crashing into the shore. A short video advertising the 2014 race:
Martin has also put together a stunning slideshow of his photos taken during the 2013 Tjörn Runt.