Magne Klann (born 1970) has always had a passionate relationship with life at sea. Aside from childhood holidays sailing in the Norwegian and Swedish archipelago, he has been active in dinghy racing and worked as a sailmaker. Magne is a photographer and writer, educated in visual communication in England. Together with Øyvind Bordal, he has published several books on sailing in Scandinavia, all of them read widely in the sailing community. In Norway, Magne is also known as the man behind a series of guide books to Scandinavian waters. In this book, he has primarily produced pictures and illustrations.