by Padraig Murphy
Published: July 22, 2011.
Sailors believe it is unlucky to change the name of a boat. Placebo was the fourth name. The sailboat Placebo was a 47-year old derelict when Michael Collins discovered her and brought her back to life. In many ways,Placebo would repay the favor.
Placebo becomes Michael's life boat after unraveling following the loss of his wife and daughter.