humble pie rat
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On Saturday afternoon I was on a close reach doing 5.5 kts against an apparent wind of 7-9 kts. I thought we were doing pretty good and then I looked over and saw a Monarch butterfly keeping up with us on the windward side.
It wasn't in a powerdive or anything, just fluttering along beside us. I was amazed that it could make that much speed to windward. Is there a way that they can "beat" as well, or was it just a coincidence that it was on the same heading as we were?
Last edited by CapnHand; 06-25-2007 at 12:10 PM.