Along that line V, I just read a short National Geographic article about the '75(?) Fastnet race that ended in disaster. Did you see that one? I think there is a book or two on it also. I would also like to add to my post above that I am not condoning disregarding build quality.
Great men always have too much sail up. - Christopher Buckley
Vaya con Dios
Last edited by bestfriend; 09-15-2007 at 06:41 PM.