Charles Boating - sunday 2005-04-10 1802 last modified 2006-01-28 1949
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High Potential Capsizing Energy

I know nothing of managing a sailboat, but this seems a bit precarious to me.

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doesn't look that bad...

you mean the fact that they're leaning over hard? but it seems like they're always doing that... it generally means they're getting good wind / going fast i think....

whatever it is they're doing, it looks like they're all practicing the same maneuver, and it seems to require two people (cause someone's actually pushing the sail into a desired position..)

Danny Park on April 10, 2005 08:23 PM

My ignorance is ...

My ignorance is showing, but I don't think I'd want to sail that closely to a bunch of other boats; granted that the perspective flattens out how clustered they actually are, and to their credit, most of the sails are oriented in the same direction - but it still seems like a large-scale accident waiting to happen.

Ryan Lee on April 11, 2005 11:56 AM

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