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post #4 of Old 09-22-2009
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I seem to remember someone making an automatic inflatable bag for the mastheads of boats that won't self-right.. much like the inflatable collars many of us wear these days.

Put the mast in the water, the bag deploys and prevents turtleing.


1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"

".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)
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