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Re: Navigation puzzle

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Originally Posted by aeventyr60 View Post
The wind and speed gods looked favorably upon you today. Sometimes all the data just gets crushed by whims of mother nature. maybe your just getting to be a better sailor?
That is very generous of you, more likely I'm missing something important.

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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