The lightning ground is a half inch by two strip bolted to the bottom amd hooked up to the mast and a life line stancheon with a thick copper wire. The bolt heads are laminated over with several layers of glass and epoxy on the inside of the hull.
"Political correctness is a doctrine, fostered by a delusional, illogical minority, and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a turd by the clean end."
Light travels faster than sound. That is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak!.