During the second start, Ted deftly stuffed Easterner in the final 30 seconds and forced Columbia, to weather of Easterner, over the line. At 10 seconds, he put the bow down and was on pace when the gun fired. The lead was ours to protect, and, as we later neared the port layline, Ted grew anxious.
"I want to tack, Gary," he said. "We've gone too far, damn it."