bridge 1, cat 0

In an area that seems to bring bad luck to big catamarans, a 45-foot high bridge ended the life of a 56-foot mast on Sunday.  The unknown Catana 401 was sailing a few miles from the old Gunboat HQ in Wanchese NC when she tried to get under the old Mann’s Harbor bridge with predictable results. No injuries reported, and unlike the millions of dollars worth of damage done in October to this Mississippi River bridge by a clueless barge driver, the North Carolina bridge is fine.