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  1. Thread: We have the right

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    Re: We have the right

    The overwhelming logic of the Ukrainian Gambit

    Why offer the Ukrainian pawn as a sacrifice

    On the one hand to destabilize Russia and, on the other hand, to cut off trade relations between...
  2. Thread: We have the right

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    Re: We have the right

    https://youtu.be/x4DDK9BPaCI

    2014-
  3. Thread: We have the right

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    We have the right

    We

    We have the right (2008-) to militarily corner Russia

    We have the right (2014-) to kill Russians one hundred by one hundred and one thousand by one thousand

    We have the right (2021-) to...
  4. Thread: Closer to war

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    Re: Closer to war

    Scotland

    Scotland, year 2069 ... Scotland enters into a military alliance with China

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karma

    Keywords: Scotland, Karma and "perfidious Albion"...

    :-)
  5. Thread: Closer to war

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    Re: Closer to war

    (1)

    Crimea is Russia before Miami, Texas, Nevada, California ... were USA ... And now you will tell me that the State Department is defending an internal administrative decision of the Soviet...
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    Re: The flying Baroudeur

    https://youtu.be/9tIJOf3jlFQ

    Southampton Wave Tank

    Andrew Claughton

    Andrew in his 1984 research was very surprised at how well the classic sailboats surfed in a controlled manner.

    How is...
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    Re: Anyone think this is hyperbole?

    professor Chalmer Johnson thought that the American political system would evolve into a kind of military dictatorship, because "you can have an empire or a democracy but not both". However, that is...
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    Re: Anyone think this is hyperbole?

    TutMoses III
    TiglatPileser III

    two lyric-loving humanists ...

    historians will think by comparison with the American empire two hundred years from now, in the unlikely event that this...
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    Re: Anyone think this is hyperbole?

    Reality in the USA has completely disappeared and has been replaced by two parallel sets of fantasies

    I honestly don't know what to think, it's like a futuristic science fiction movie
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    Re: The flying Baroudeur

    OMFG

    What a depressing and silly comment

    ---

    You have failed to add that ... no one comes after the last one, and the pipes are hollow inside
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    Re: The flying Baroudeur

    But that's not the end of it, two years after this striking sailing in an old and humble 6 k Euros boat ... sailed a naval architect in his shiny, modern and loaded with the latest fashions reigning...
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    The flying Baroudeur

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    Baroudeur

    "Adventurer" in french

    D/L: 300
    LWL: 19,19 feet

    Hull speed in real world: 5 Knots = Froude 0.35 = 1.16 SLR x Squared Root 19,19
  13. Thread: NACA- what?

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    Re: NACA- what?

    "However, I am convinced that keels also benefit from thicker sections because the effective angle of attack moves around a lot as the water surface gets rougher"

    Exactly

    In this issue there...
  14. Re: Has there been a thread on our new national religion?

    "says he has experienced God in his life"

    May be he uses that word to express a religious experience; but most likely he refers to a "Spirit" and not to a being as perverse and malevolent as...
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    Re: Can we have another Rittenhouse thread?

    E x a c t l y
  16. Re: Traditional Working Ketches - Practical Modern Recreational Use?

    Nice

    Beauty for beauty's sake


    https://youtu.be/iPp2fdHMxTM
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    Re: Favorite Music: take flight and wing

    https://youtu.be/SKJ5JyuP7WY
  18. Re: Traditional Working Ketches - Practical Modern Recreational Use?

    98809

    Balance

    Hydro Forces

    Munk_1: Leeway, Max Michael Munk's Moment
    Munk_2: Heel, Max Michael Munk's Moment

    K: Keel
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    Re: Latest attack on a stewardess

    You can have a market economy, and companies where if you want to be a shareholder you are obliged to work in that company
  20. Re: Traditional Working Ketches - Practical Modern Recreational Use?

    Ludwig Prandtl ...

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ludwig_Prandtl

    and Max Michael Munk ...

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_Munk

    engendered a Theory of great Elegance
  21. Re: Traditional Working Ketches - Practical Modern Recreational Use?

    98800

    A Wing, and a schooner's Wing and Rigging, can be replaced by a column of Air that rotates and interacts with the wind

    A Wing does four things with the wind: (1) deflect the wind upward...
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    Re: Afghanistan withdrawal - endgame

    Beautiful and poetic eulogy of the Imperial Domination

    The Pharaoh of Egypt sends you his warmest greetings
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    Re: Afghanistan withdrawal - endgame

    The appalling Tragedy of Afghanistan (1979-)

    From the atrocities of the USSR to the atrocities of NATO

    Endgame (?)

    https://i.postimg.cc/FH9n0mp1/E9-BDc-Di-XMAoz5-Jz.jpg
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    Re: The Myth of The Bomb

    The target of the bombs was not Japan

    The historical reasons were

    (1) the inertia of a perverse curiosity, Two bombs were dropped and not one or three because two were the materials: uranium...
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    Re: The Myth of The Bomb

    historian Gar Alperovitz

    “it can be proven that the bomb was not only unnecessary but known in advance not to be necessary”

    general Bonner Feller

    “Neither the atomic bombing nor the entry of...
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    Re: What the news in the US re China?

    https://youtu.be/hPJikB945h0
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    Re: What the news in the US re China?

    "The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Benfold sailed northwards through the strait on Wednesday, the US Navy said in a statement"

    Seventh ... this year

    It will be fun to read...
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    Re: Varoufakis on Assange.

    Julian Assange now is Alexander Solzhenitsyn

    and "US of A" is now the "Union Soviet of America"
    for its crazy military spending and because is a mental bubble that consumes its own propaganda
  29. Re: anybody know of a book that discusses rig proportions for gaff rigged working ves

    sorry, unforgivable, forgot to mention this book

    https://www.amazon.com/Ed-Burnett-Yacht-Designs/dp/1527230252

    I also think Ed Burnett was a member of this forum
  30. Thread: Delher 30

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    Re: Delher 30

    Yes

    heading to 1860 ... we are reinventing the wheel and discovering the Mediterranean:

    Jib and StaySail

    https://www.uksailmakers.com/news/2017/5/2/super-charge-your-jib-top-into-a-flying-jib
  31. Re: Tacking angles for Oughtred balanced lug Caledonial Yawl etc.

    Beating Angle

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lanchester_Motor_Company

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_W._Lanchester

    Beating Angle (Lanchester Theorem) =

    HydroDynamic Drag Angle...
  32. Re: anybody know of a book that discusses rig proportions for gaff rigged working ves

    88697

    1.7 x
    1 x "foresail"
    0.5 x

    "Davidson CE"

    it's a surprisingly powerful little tool
  33. Re: anybody know of a book that discusses rig proportions for gaff rigged working ves

    "to get the centers of effort exactly right"

    the best/simplest method is "Davidson (Davidson Laboratory ) Center of Effort" =

    1.7 x Jib and StaySail
    1 x Main
    0.5 x Mizzen

    is surprisingly...
  34. Re: Taking the lines of a hull with the help of photogrammetry

    Woooow
  35. Re: Thinking about Build number 2 - sailing boat 27 to 32 foot

    well, no, it is not exactly like that, because the light sports sailboats of 6-12 meters in length are very similar: 20 square meters per Ton (Beating)

    I have been carried away by enthusiasm and...
  36. Re: Thinking about Build number 2 - sailing boat 27 to 32 foot

    1979

    "American Express" (MiniTransat winner)

    LWL: 6.5 meters
    Water Ballast: 280 liters

    2020

    Dehler 30 OD
  37. Re: Thinking about Build number 2 - sailing boat 27 to 32 foot

    E x a c t l y

    yes, for example a small sailboat for a lone sailor of 6 meters or 20 feet in length could carry 260 liters of seawater (more or less equivalent to three brave and sturdy crew...
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    Re: What the news in the US re China?

    Wooow

    The West propaganda ist The Best
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    Re: The rule of law applies to all

    https://youtu.be/xWnn_G2Sls8

    Tucker Carlson ... 's ... True Face
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    Re: so, this mass shooting thing ...

    THE WEST and "this mass shooting thing"

    The mentality of The West is the fusion of the Roman imperial religion-identity with the bloody fantasies of a small Aramaic ruling class who arrived in the...
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    Re: Yet another reason to quit the church.

    Today

    Today is Rachel's 18th Anniversary


    https://www.palestinechronicle.com/palestinian-mp-rachel-corries-blood-is-a-witness-to-israeli-crimes/

    ...
  42. Re: Pros, Cons, Even Possible For a Country to Divorce?

    Duopoly

    Pepsi and Coca-Cola

    Eric Hobsbawn somewhere in his trilogy about the 19th century says (I quote from memory):

    The American ruling class was the first to realize that democracy was...
  43. Re: Pros, Cons, Even Possible For a Country to Divorce?

    https://youtu.be/jA1maCjNVFg
  44. Re: Pros, Cons, Even Possible For a Country to Divorce?

    Lucky: How Joe Biden Barely Won the Presidency

    https://www.amazon.com/Lucky-How-Biden-Barely-Presidency/dp/0525574220



    https://youtu.be/DMp6aeyzlyw
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    Re: Ted Cruz to flees the country!

    79751
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    Re: Ted Cruz taps into the treasonous hysteria

    Cruz ... qué cruz

    Cruz ... What a load! What punishment! What a disgrace! What a Cross to bear!

    (After thinking about it a bit I think that maybe I have achieved a good translation)
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    Re: The Missing Link In Renewables

    https://youtu.be/IDksWTzZQ2c
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    Re: The Missing Link In Renewables

    +Wind
    +Solar
    +Battery
    +Hydrogen

    =


    76220
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    Re: The Missing Link In Renewables

    Yeeaaah ...

    thank you very much for the video, a nice gift

    2020-2030: Battery Revolution (?)
    2030-2040: Hydrogen Revolution (?)

    https://www.enapter.com/
  50. Thread: Air Force

    by Juan
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    Re: Air Force

    https://youtu.be/rVsaOYZl3E0

    Happy New Year

    (and excuse my rants)
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