Re: Sleeping underway risk
Originally Posted by Tempest
I think the ability to stay in the bunk, if you fall off a wave it more of a concern than hitting a container.. so, good strong lee cloths or a tight quarter berth are important.
Bruises, broken bones.. all possible if you can't secure yourself in your bunk well enough when the boat gets airborne off of a big wave. Which way you're facing becomes kind-of irrelevant in rough weather - it's more important that you stay in there at all.
"Only two sailors in my experience never ran aground: one never left port and the other was an atrocious liar.." - Don Bamford