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  1. $192k for a 26ft boat. http://sailingmagazine.net/article-1829-wahine-lifestyle.html
  2. Big thanks to Ajbram, Monsoon, and all the other scientists trying to save the planet.
  3. +1 No one is going to buy this besides NYYC. No resale value (like most "race" boats) means it won't get a one design fleet anywhere besides NYYC. Should have bought 20 J/111s and started a series with no pros and new sails once a year. Sail contract to be bid out yearly.
  4. A trap or 2 adds a lot of RM.
  5. Here's some looting:
  6. One side has evidence based, peer reviewed science. 97% of climate scientists and every country except Nicaragua, Syria and Trump are on this side. One side likes to play dumb and talk about water vapor.
  7. Sorry you don't understand. Please don't procreate. Thanks.
  8. Guy driving around US41 live streaming: https://www.periscope.tv/w/1LyxBEydlDnJN
  9. I don't understand why you haven't bothered to do any research whatsoever when you claim to be so interested in the topic. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_dioxide_in_Earth's_atmosphere
  10. Here's an explanation that doesn't require reading:
  11. Did you read the part directly under the ROLE OF WATER VAPOR heading? It pretty clearly explains what you are asking about: "Water vapor accounts for the largest percentage of the greenhouse effect, between 36% and 66% for clear sky conditions and between 66% and 85% when including clouds.[18] Water vapor concentrations fluctuate regionally, but human activity does not directly affect water vapor concentrations except at local scales, such as near irrigated fields. Indirectly, human activity that increases global temperatures will increase water vapor concentrations, a process known as water vapor feedback.[99] " From the introduction: "Without greenhouse gases, the average temperature of Earth's surface would be about −18 °C (0 °F),[2] rather than the present average of 15 °C (59 °F)." The natural amount of greenhouse gases are good. CO2 has already gone up 40% due to human activity. That is bad.
  12. Read this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenhouse_gas
  13. I think you missed the part where there is way way more change in 70 years than in 20,000. Just so happens to lineup with atomospheric CO2 increasing like 30%. We know what caused that increase. Same with other green house gases. Changes in 70 million years are not the same as changes in 70 years.
  14. Responding to "questions" about water vapor is falling for anti-science bullshit.
  15. My bad. I also liked him and his boat.