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Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

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Originally Posted by LetsGo View Post
Totally agreed. RD and I did try to helm all night, but each time, the owner insisted on taking over, often around 4am - after which would wipe out exactly as you describe.

RD and I both always tried to get the owner to go back to sleep. I guess you had to be there to understand how impossible it was to insist more than we did, or to put our foot down. (We were not allowed feet.)
Maybe because you weren't in charge......you were crew. Not only was he the Captain...he owned the boat.


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