Originally Posted by keelsidedown
I'm genuinely curious how many 45s have had their rigs excessively tightened as the bulkheads slowly buckled in non-stress marina dock
Classic chicken egg
Were rigs excessively tightened resulting in cracked bulkheads? Or
Were bulkheads cracking thus requiring additional tightening?
I think we know the answer is b, but apparently Ben is pursuing a
Of course they will eventually lose because there aren't any published waranty specs mandating certain tensions
But it might give execs a chance to get out. Of course I think investors and creditors will go after officers and directors anyway, so there's probably no way out
If you want to see real time market effect, just search YW sailboats by brand. Ben, Jen and Goon dwarf all others far in excess of market share
Since the brokers obviously know the score, they will stop wasting their time on stale inventory. So the add on impact will be magnified
Honestly, Ben will probably have to go BK with the assets sold
off - sans these monstrous liabilities.