Greg Cox wrote:
Who's with me in guessing at some point in the series we'll get the old "you don't really think the boat sinking was an accident do you?"
That probably goes without saying, although sure how any bad guy could arrange for a storm and waves . . . unless we're venturing into serious super-villain territory.
I'm thinking the storm was just conincidental and that there was some sort of sabotage - well unless the storm sunk the Queen's Gambit before the saboteur could sink it.
Or 3rd theory - the storm was an ideal cover for the sabatouge. Yacht goes down in calm waters and people investgate. Yacth goes down in a big storm a) any evidence of shenningangs is disposed of and b) most people simply take the sinking as an unfortuante accident.