Glad I found Sailnet
Join Date: Jul 2008
Thanked 51 Times in 50 Posts
Rep Power: 10
You are sailing down a river with a sharp bend. Is the current strongest on the outside of the bend or the inside?
Current strongest? Generally on the outside.
Fastest path? Generally outside going downstream, inside going upstream.
That's due to more erosion/deeper on the outside. But I could envision a deeper channel on the inside, such as a river going through swamps (Where exactly is the outside?) or a man-made river where the channel isn't necessarily on the outside.
Great minds discuss ideas;
Average minds discuss events;
Small minds discuss people.
The best minds discuss sailing (and a little bit of politics). I don't know why. It's a mystery!