Editorial September 2007 Issue

Polluting Yachties Destroying Planet!

Last summer, my son and I made the mistake of taking our 14-foot O’Day Javelin for a spin on Sarasota Bay, Fla., near Practical Sailor’s editorial office. A stench filled the air, and the bay was littered with the floating carcasses of dead fish—rotting cowfish, triggerfish, snappers, and some very big redfish. We had seen the future . . . and it was horrifying

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