I'm On point, On task, On message, and Off drugs. A Streetwise Smart Bomb, Out of rehab and In denial. Over the Top, On the edge, Under the Radar, and In Control. Behind the 8 ball, Ahead of the Curve and I've got a Love Child who sends me Hate mail. - (George Carlin)
It appears the only access to the helm is via the "winding staircase" around the outside. Probably not a problem most of the time as far as safety goes, but could occasionally have a high pucker factor. Worse, would be the inconvenience when you wanted something cold to drink, or to check a chart, or to just go to the bathroom.
__________________ "Your vision becomes clear only when you look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks within, awakens."