is it regulation...
Posted by: NewbTastic on Sep-04-12 9:02 PM (EST)
...or the fact that Chinese workers get paid pennies on the dollar compared to their US or UK counterparts?
My guess is it's largely the latter. Composite boats are a bit labor-intensive, and Wildy/Conflluence wanted to save some money.
But I don't think they factored in the magnitude of the quality hit they were going to take, and the resulting damage to their reputation.