Sometimes I think I may have driven Lloyd and the other folks at 4Kids nuts with some of the small detail things I requested changes on during the episode development process. This may have been one of those times.
An important vehicle used during the "Ninja Tribunal" story arc was the ship used by the Tribunal to transport the Turtles and Splinter to Japan. When I got the design drawing for the ship, I liked it a lot, except for one detail -- the area hear the bow where it seemed that the side of the ship was so low that waves could easily wash over it. So I suggested this minor tweak. -- PL