Monday, September 02, 2013

Yet more inconvenient truths trap Arctic Yachters

Some people with more money than sense tried to make a global warming statement by sailing the NW passage in August... with results that cause me, and many others who actually pay attention to the facts, to chuckle.
Sailworld: North West Passage blocked with ice - yachts caught

Seems they been iced in.  They might have made it in the early twentieth century or even in the Fifties.. but they couldn't even have done it last year with the lowest sea ice in modern era.. and there's much lower temps and more ice in 2013.
If these folks had just looked at the live record, they might have thought better