National Geographic : 1955 Dec
814 Yachts Crowd the Round Svendborg Marina. Ferryboats Use the Slip at Right hats like businessmen in London, were on the quayside too. And, best of all, children of every age frolicked beneath the cranes and dockside mill roofs gay with bunting. This was Svendborg in gala week. We in the ships came in for more than our share of attention. Even here the sight of full-rigged ships was rare, and I think that every merrymaker came at one time or an- other to bid us cheery welcome to the town. I had heard of Svendborg, of course. But whereas landsmen thought of it as a summer vacation land, I pictured a Svendborg time lessly wed to the sea. Here, I knew, was the Kings Point * of the * See "Kings Point: Maker of Mariners," by Na thaniel T. Kenney, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE, November, 1955.