Originally Posted by PCP
He could not sail out without a crew
I think, as has already been suggested, once one "defected" the rest would follow. What most of us will never understand is why? What was it so important that they had to do what no one else at that time was willing to do?
And that may be what drives us nuts.
Or maybe it's the possibility that one day we may be in the same kind of situation (follow me or else) and then what?