Everest Horizontal Capsized

"Pounding on a close reach, Everest's stiff carbon hull sounds like the inside of a drum, and I'd become used to it. So when Rick and I heard two sharp bangs, I looked up, but I was unconcerned. Rick asked, "Was that the keel?" I snorted derisively, "No, that's not the keel," and went back to my sports page. But Rick was right; it was the keel. Everest was mortally wounded and began to show it by heeling sharply"

 (Submitted by Noel Wed Mar 10, 2004 )


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