Thursday, July 17, 2008

Cynthia Woods Fatal Capsize

'Keels don't fall off boats. They should be built so they don't fall off.' In this seemingly innocent statement to the Houston Chronicle by the widow of the safety officer who died saving crew members of the Cape Fear yacht Cynthia Woods when it capsized during a race in the Gulf of Mexico, she has summed up the feelings of a growing number of sailors, both cruisers and racers.

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