Is that a good thing? Isn't the intention of long fibers in the matrix to spread the stress/strain and prevent a hull failure?
I'd rather smack a submerged piling and limp back with $2,000 in future glass work waiting at the yard than be submerged beside the piling with $200 in glass work and $12,000 in ruined equipment and gear.
Charlie P. Mud Hen 17 #69 Mad Hatter
To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive - R.L. Stevenson
I suspect that, if you should go to the end of the world, you would find somebody there going farther . . . - H.D. Thoreau