The_Alchemist

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  1. The_Alchemist

    Team NYYC

    You act like AM wasn't the only team ready to splash their B1 in March, 3-4 month ahead of NZ or LR. Those 3-4 months was a major portion of the wait time for the foil arms.
  2. The_Alchemist

    Team NYYC

    Yah, and monkeys will fly out of their arse sprinkling rainbow unicorns to all of the kiddies.....
  3. The_Alchemist

    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    Ok, while the rest of you are bickering I did some speed calculations from this video. Now, don't poke fun at my tenth of a knot precision, it is just to show the differences between each reading (i.e. 25.4 was faster than 24.6). Actual speeds couple be within a couple of knots of my calculations. Time speed 0:08 sec - 26.5 knots 0:23 sec - 25.1 knots 0:53 sec - 23.9 knots - both foils in the water 1:27 sec - 25.1 knots 1:34 sec - 31.4 knots 3:19 sec - 32.4 knots 3:31 sec - 27.2 knots 3:47 sec - 27.9 knots 5:05 sec - 25.8 knots 6:30 sec - 33.5 knots 6:39 sec - 33.5 knots 7:16 sec - 20.1 knots I agree that they look more stable in staying on their foils and appear to be doing some dry laps. I think they still need a few more weeks of practice to adjust to their wind angle when coming out of the turns. At times they look like drunken sailors trying to find a heading as they come out of the turn. It is just a matter of more practice to get it like they were sailing the test boat.
  4. The_Alchemist

    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    So you guys just dumped the fckg waste oil sludge into the ocean? WTF! Just because you can't see it anymore doesn't mean it just disappeared. And if it wasn't harmful to the ocean then why didn't they just leave it were it was?
  5. The_Alchemist

    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    You may have to be careful. The rules specifically state that the competition can not take overhead shots of the boats without permission. The Yanks may put up a fuss and stop you from flying over them.
  6. The_Alchemist

    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    No. The weather will be nice in Rhode Island.
  7. The_Alchemist

    Team NYYC

    Really? You are going to argue this again, you already admitted that NZ and LR had more design time.. Plus, AM built the boat to be launched on the original date in March and then had to wait 4 months for the foil arms... This has all been gone over and over, just go back and read your posts.
  8. The_Alchemist

    Corona Virus

    Wrong, Trump was not right. Testing just identifies the cases, but it does not create more cases as Trump thinks. Also, many states only count "confirmed Covid-19" infections in the death tally (yes they do test post mortem). Serological testing is taking place in all of the states, I had one in Minnesota. Yes, NY did test a group of people to determine the infection rates. The mild flu season this year is directly related to the Covid-19 intervention procedures (hand washing, social distancing, no large gatherings, etc...) not because flu cases were mistakenly counted as Covid-19. And the death rate by age is not dropping as you say: in March Again, here is the chart from June. There has been some changes, but not the dramatic drops that you claim. Here is a chart from the CDC that shows the seasonality of weekly death rates in the US. This data does not include the Covid-19 death rates and comes from the death certificates so the data has some lag. It clearly shows that this year has seen a significant change in many of the causes of death. This data clearly indicates that Covid-19 death rates have been under report early on during the pandemic (not over reported as you claim). In general, you seem be trying to fit the data, and commentary, into the premise that Covid-19 is not much worse than the common flu. Your analysis of the data does not fit any of the conclusions that are obvious to professionals in the infectious disease field. Do not quit your day job.
  9. The_Alchemist

    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    Would hate to see any scandal reduce the will of the Kiwi's to support a challenge for the next cup. It has been fun seeing NZ compete in the AC.
  10. The_Alchemist

    Corona Virus

    Hawke. You are making invalid conclusion not based upon the data. Here is a table of the deaths by age in the US using today's data from the CDC (tallied as of June 26th). Obviously, the over 75 or 80 are counting for all of the deaths. The lower mortality rates is because we have learned better how to save people and the hospitalization rates are lower for the current age of people that are getting the virus in the US. Here is a chart that shows that a greater percentage of the people getting the virus are younger. But many of those young people need hospitalizations: So, assuming that only 80+ year olds die or need medical care is all wrong. And don't go comparing Covid-19 to the flu. The typical US flu infection hits about 26+ million/year, we are only at about 2.6 million with Covid-19. Here is a chart that shows the death rates of the flu versus Covid-19.
  11. The_Alchemist

    Team NYYC

    He mentioned that B2 will look much different than B1 with the expectations of significant gains. He said, like other have said, that B1 was designed in just three months and it has severed as a learning platform.
  12. The_Alchemist

    Emirates Team New Zealand.

    I am going with Te He....
  13. The_Alchemist

    Team NYYC