Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 24-02-2019, 17:42   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Feb 2018
Posts: 491
Sailors are always younger

Maybe this has been brought up in this forum before, but as a point to ponder ocean sailors age slower than their terra firma counterparts. Fun(?) factoid of special relativity.

The link runs quickly into the graphic shown below; watching the entire video series explains in plain language why this is so.

https://youtu.be/6qGucb958rI?t=2346
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	st1.JPG
Views:	101
Size:	32.3 KB
ID:	186595  
Singularity is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2019, 08:14   #2
Registered User

Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Southport CT
Boat: J/36
Posts: 806
Re: Sailors are always younger

It seems that according to Einstein's theory of relativity, time slows as you move faster. Since sailors are always moving, perhaps time goes slower for them?
psk125 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
sail

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Skippers are getting younger and younger stevensuf Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 4 24-04-2015 12:33
I Feel 20 Years Younger ! amytom Forum Tech Support & Site Help 8 24-09-2010 04:25
Sailing with My Younger Woman sabray Meets & Greets 40 02-08-2010 15:32
younger than springtime chala Meets & Greets 6 27-02-2009 00:06



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 13:40.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.