The following conditional sentence is hard to reconcile with traditional grammar. I'm wondering what makes it okay as a conditional sentence and how to make sense of it in a way that conforms to grammar. Preferably, I'd prefer to see similar examples.
Harley will make his idea a reality when he launches himself into the Atlantic in a 24-foot boat. It’s designed to handle less-than-ideal conditions. “If the boat were to capsize, it’s designed to re-right itself,” Harley said.