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Old 30-11-2009, 00:52   #31
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A guess:

The sailboat appeared on course to pass to the port side of the ferry (ie steer to starboard) per the Colregs. Steering cable broke at a bad time and prop-walk pushed her into a hard port turn just as the ferry approached.
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Old 30-11-2009, 14:30   #32
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Here are more links that talk about the collision video.

Crash Video...Sailboat v Ferry - The WoodenBoat Forum

How not to avoid a ship - Sailing Anarchy Forums

Eli Boat » Blog Archive » Ummm….Caveat Emptor

Cape Cod Sailing Charters and Hyannis Port Sailboat Excursions, Schooner Reveler
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