In compiling as many firsthand experiences as he can get his hands on
— firsthand experiences only — Shane reminds us that there is no laboratory for testing storm tactics. We are forced to fall back upon
Regarding sea anchors:Sea anchors have gained a rather negative image for many, many generations. Before the advent of high tensile, light weight and rot resistent materials, sea anchors were almost impossible to carry, deploy, and retrieve. Worse perhaps, their difficulties caused them to be too small for the job when finally needed.
In my opinion, a sound