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Old 06-29-2013
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Re: 6 Americans, 1 Brit vanish at sea

I hear you. Its not the wood by its self. Its the wood in conjuction with the length as well age.
you have surely seen long navy vessels twist up in hard seas. Same would have been occuring on nina.
i think she broke apart and sank before anyone had time or presence of mind to activate epird.