SailNet Community - View Single Post - HMS Bounty in trouble...
View Single Post
post #99 of Old 10-31-2012
Barquito's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Madison, WI
Posts: 2,541
Thanks: 0
Thanked 43 Times in 43 Posts
Rep Power: 9
Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

Still a bit of thread drift: I agree wearing a helmet would be a good idea in an ultimate storm. And yes, a knockdown can kill you dead (I understand Wingnuts skipper and crew were probably knocked out in their capsize in the Chi/Mac race). However, if I had a short tether to a jackline in the cockpit, or was riding it out in the cabin, I'm not sure I would want to try to climb into a liferaft from a functioning boat. Keep in mind, I have absolutely no experience in anything like these conditions, so I reserve the right to change my mind completely if I find myself in such conditions.

Bristol 27
For Sale

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Valiant 32
Barquito is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome