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Re: Navigation puzzle

Originally Posted by chucklesR View Post
Currrent like wind is whimsical and whirly.
A screen shot is but a moment in time.
Typically but in this location it is 3+ knots and my whole return trip was over an hour faster than expected.
The lesson from the Icarus story is not about human failing.
It is a lesson about the limitations of wax as an adhesive.
If you have an engineering problem solve it.
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