|Cruineag 3, a classic wooden ketch built in Scotland in the 1930s.|
(Photo courtesy of cruinneag.com)
Check out a new, two-part feature on the ARC website that I posted this afternoon about handling breakages at sea. I particularly enjoyed Cruinneag III's attitude on the whole thing. An excerpt from today's story:
Karen allowed that they view most of the sophisticated equipment onboard as luxuries, and as such, do not rely on it. Their autopilot is a hydraulic unit connected by a bespoke ram to the rudder. Were it to fail, Karen felt confident they could do without.