Here is a book I can highly recommend to anyone interested in offshore sailing. Plenty of useful tips for preparation and tactics in storm sailing. A lot of examples of actual storm-passages and interviews. 40 or so pages are about the Sydney-Hobart 98.
The title: Surviving the storm, coastal and offshore tactics by Steve and Linda Dashew.
And here an example out of this book:
Another look inot our Arctos. Can't wait to call her home.
I love this tradition to refer to a sailing boat as a she.