>>> Crossing the Pacific

Phillippe Kahn (founder of Borland for you techies out there) is setting out to cross the Pacific by sail… again. A trip many of us only dream of.

Gizmodo has some nice shots of a pretty boat:

Their boat, the Pegasus Open 50, is meant for rough weather, is fully carbon fiber, and has a hydraulic canting keel that adjusts to flatten the boat for more speed. It also has a ballast system that weights the fore and aft of the ship depending on if you’re sailing to weather or downwind