hh banner green

west system fp banner ad 1 15

alibi side banner


dry uv ad 2.png

csprit banner 2

karver ad 1 14

farr banner ad 8 1

fish fp 6 15

pyi banner ad

c tech 9 22

velocitek banner 12 16

schwab tower ad 1 15

brooklin boatyard

seascape banner

lemon and line

ner banner 3 24

vela harken

tan 66 banner 11 20

fish wind top 10 20

mauri 3 1 SA-Top-Rotate

mc 38 31 banner


star banner


velocitek top banner

hh top banner

alibi top banner ad

oceanvolt 11 13 banner

Posts Tagged ‘bounty’

Article Separator

Bounty Hurricane Walbridge Sandy DeadThe National Transportation Safety Board spent 15 months deciding that the loss of the Bounty along with her skipper Robin Walbridge and crew Claudene Christian was indeed the Captain’s fault, and that the organization that owned her contributed by failing keep proper safety oversight over her condition.  We’ll never know just what kind of craziness got into Walbridge’s head, unless he wanted so badly to be from another era that he chose to die like so many thousands did before modern weather forecasting; by sailing into a hurricane.

We’re not sure anyone really needed to re-leard those lessons, but here they are.  1) Stay out of hurricanes.  2) Stay out of hurricanes in leaky boats, and 3) Stay out of hurricanes in leaky boats with unreliable pumps and generators and engines.  And if you’re an organization, hire a Captain who knows at least the rules above.  The full text of the investigation report is here, and the 800-post thread is always interesting reading…


February 11th, 2014 by admin

uk banner ad 3 15

ewol banner ad

kinder ad

ullman 11 17

speedpuck banner

prostart banner ad

trogear ad

nautalytics ad 10 10

vmg banner ad

lm ad

predict 5 15

rapido 60 ad

ocean rodeo drysuits

whitecap fp ad


front street ad 4 4

nacra ad

hh banner purple

hancock better sailor

fish wind ad 10 20

off center banner ad

rbs banner ad

paris banner ad

fish side 6 17

flags banner