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post #8 of Old 11-05-2012
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Re: Why Waves Look Bigger From a Boat

There's another perception factor that is related to the size of the boat. Have you ever noticed how much faster your speed appears in a low sports car compared to sitting in an SUV at the same speed? In the same manner, the waves appear larger on a smaller boat. It's a parallax factor.


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