Originally Posted by rainbowtroutaa
local reports stated that there was a full moon and clear skies during the night of the incedent. most were hopeful that Laura would still be able to see the main boat and swim back to it if possible.
I read that. Even with a full moon, the sea at night is pitch black. Clear skies do not mean calm waters. In a sailboat at night, when a wave rises higher than you are, it is like a wall of blackness. I can only imagine the perspective from the water.