Once known as Hartley18
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Thanked 65 Times in 65 Posts
Rep Power: 10
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013
I heard Oracle's improvement was mainly due to what they learned reading this thread.
It's more likely that (a) the skipper and tactician were Australian and (b) there were hardly any Americans on board...
...(ducks for cover)..
"Honestly, I don't know why seamen persist in getting wrecked in some of the outlandish places they do, when they can do it in a nice place like Fiji." -- John Caldwell, "Desperate Voyage"