Its hard to describe what makes McKee so good. Of course, he was in perfect sync with the wind and current. But, at the risk of sounding inane, he was also at one with the boat. Though he had plenty of offshore sailing on his résumé, hed made his name in dinghy racing, and this was his first time aboard a canting-keel, dual-rudder, twin-daggerboard Open 60. It was educational, and fascinating, to watch him so quickly master the vessels cutting-edge idiosyncrasies.