Originally Posted by indaba1991
Whaaat?? Just seen this highly contentious statement - the super hero himself (Sir Steve Regdgrave) went onboard with some yachties once. On record he said he thought they were the hardest bunch he had ever met! Your sentiments possibly emanate from the historical (if non-existent / certainly irrelevant now) divide between those who participate in either sail or power. It should be noted that these days almost every serious sailing boat / team has at least one rib. Its time to recognise that almost every yachtie either has a rib or aspires to owning one
When I said soft, I meant "soft" as in flesh, bone & blood meets GRP & Stainless Steel, not the "in the head" kind of way, but then again...................