Perkins is a connoisseur of leadership in circumstances of great peril.
— The Sunday New York Times

Hurricane-force winds howled, reaching speeds over 100 miles an hour. Waves as tall as 8-story buildings dwarfed the 35-foot sailboat. Rain and spray pelted the sailors’ faces like gravel, and the screaming of the wind made communication nearly impossible.

No one said it aloud, but they all knew that they could die in the storm. Yet in spite of their paralyzing fear, the crew held together—and they supported each other with remarkable teamwork. How did they do it? What enabled the Midnight Rambler team to prevail against all odds?  Read on...