Originally Posted by capta
OK then. So there's no way, a young Japanese man could have sailed from Japan to San Francisco on a 19 foot boat? Hum.....
If you say so.
For every story of a crazy feat, I will give you three of small boats with insufficient RM sinking after broaching badly in coastal conditions. There are boats smaller than 22' but with enough rm to be self-righting, but many are not.