Many opinions have been formed about the loss of the Concordia and the subsequent rescue. A whole range of folks from landlubbers to old salts have weighed in with their opinions- some ludicrous, some thoughtful.
For a very interesting discussion-and a long one-take a glimpse at this thread. Caution: it may take a half hour to read it all-but it is very interesting nonetheless.
Most of commentators are experienced sailors or naval architects, and their views are very informative to a 'angashore such as I. [ 'angashore = hang a shore, an old Newfoundland term to describe those don't go to sea.]