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post #936 of Old 08-23-2013
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Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

Originally Posted by smackdaddy View Post
As in this example, where it goes wrong is when someone plans like they're a serious racer (maybe because they are advised by a serious racer on how to plan) - when, in fact, they're not very good at sailing in the first place. Dangerous combo.
Oh and then the 86 year old . . . and the last minute cobbled together crew like it was a coastal delivery . . . and the personality disorders . . . lack of leadership . . . and then there is the little matter of Jane . . ..

I don't think anyone "planned as if they were a serious racer" I think Harry didn't plan at all or was too harried to carry out whatever plans he might have had . . ..

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