Samy for Brands
image: "This boat, this tippy sailing tender that once hung from the stern of my grandparents cruser. We first met when I was 12, and it didn't go well. Having raced about, frequently capsizing other, higher performance boats, I was convinced this girl would... by sailing_boats

"This boat, this tippy sailing tender that once hung from the stern of my grandparents cruser. We first met when I was 12, and it didn't go well. Having raced about, frequently capsizing other, higher performance boats, I was convinced this girl would...

"This boat, this tippy sailing tender that once hung from the stern of my grandparents cruser. We first met when I was 12, and it didn't go well. Having raced about, frequently capsizing other, higher performance boats, I was convinced this girl would kill me. With her open waterline and round chine, she was sensitive. An unexpected gust, an ill handled maneuver, and 48 degree water would come flooding over the rail. After one terrifying trip, I said no thanks, not the boat for me. . Perhaps...