For future races, on these types of boats, would it be possible to rig up a stationary bicycle type of affair? The lower body would get a workout and the power generated could be linked to drive the coffee grinder pedestal winch.

Hi Jim: Thanks for your question. Bicycle type arrangements have indeed been fitted to a couple of the larger 105ft-130ft trimarans, as some of the maneuvers on these boats are very difficult singlehanded. I believe Alex Thomson did experiment on one of his older,...

What would happen if you stopped breathing in an asthma attack? I already had a few asthma attacks and don’t know how bad it could be

That is a scary thought!  If you stopped breathing from an asthma attack, you would pass out.  But you don’t want to ever let that happen.  So, be prepared.  Have a plan in mind about what to do if you start to have difficulty breathing.  We call that your “asthma...