Roger is a small boat sailor and writer.

He cruises an unpowered sailing dinghy on coastal passages and writes about his experiences.

His book The Dinghy Cruising Companion - Tales and Advice from Sailing a Small Open Boat was published by Bloomsbury in 2014.

For many years he wrote a monthly column about dinghy cruising in Dinghy Sailing Magazine and also writes features for Classic Boat, Watercraft and other magazines.

He is president of the Dinghy Cruising Association.

Roger Barnes