Most estimates of the difference in net worth (black vs white) show less than $200,000 in total for the average family. This is the true value of generations of unrestricted earnings/investments/etc.
I would really like to see how these various groups come up with numbers in the millions to...
Almost impossible to stay anywhere close to another boat (even a sistership) on this route due to different speeds and different sailing philosophies. All the old timers on T-Pac returns would have a delivery SSB net set up so all could talk to each other, and get real time weather across the trip.
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Yosemite Nat'l Park has had to fight for years to be able to thin out the forests on the valley floor. Some areas were (are) so congested you cannot walk thru the scrub trees. The tree hugger fanatics have been fighting any attempt at thinning for years. Thankfully, it's now moving ahead slowly
Clearing of one's property has always been legal. Only now, it's required
And many of those living in the forests wanted to have the tree's right around them, so they resisted calls to clear a defensive space.
Could be better, but quite difficult to apply. Any tension on the strands would pull the tow to the inside of the curve or right off the tube. That's the benefit of using sleeve, you CAN tension it while working and it's trapped in place