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Re: Sailing, safety, & size

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Originally Posted by outbound View Post
..Paulo I went to engineering school in the beginning. Known about the spectrum. Still believe white sails last longer. We are no longer using Egyptian cotton or flax. (grin)
I did not said otherwise and if you understand that you have misunderstood me. White is the "color" that radiates more solar energy and absorbs less. it is logical that a white sail degrades less with solar radiation.
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