Designs Galore! - C limbing up on to my regular shoulder perch (the better vantage point from which to steer the First Mate), I settled in for the lengthy journey down to Southampton... for this year's Southampton Boat Show!! And what a great show it was! What did we learn? Our favourite stuff: tons about rigging - fittings, mast design strengths and weaknesses, furlers, corrosion... how to take a Lewmar winch apart and service it the degree of difference in design elegance (or lack thereof) in various yachts' engineering electric board and engine area/room layouts that we are really impressed with Scandanavian yacht designs - the Arconas and Hallberg-Rassys in particular RYA on-the-water training for docking and crew overboard procedures on an F40 (more on this later) Who did we see? We met up with Captain André, our beloved training partner who was also scouting for the best and newest in yacht designs for his next dreamed of home-on-the...