Editorial March 2007 Issue

Rhumb Lines

Spring is in the Wind

Anyone who goes to sea in a well-built boat is bound to believe it has a soul. For how else could an object of wood, metal, or plastic so deftly cleave a breaking sea, or hold a true course with the helm unattended? And how else could a genoa in perfect trim nothing more than a tenuous arrangement of molecules make our hearts beat faster?

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