. . . the other day about the water
displaced by the typical cruising boat. Say it's five to twenty or so tons of water
. Whatever the amount, how does it compare to all of the water in the harbor, or the bay, or the Gulf, or the Med, or . . . well, you get the idea. One little boat displaces lots of 100 gallon acquariums (acquaria?) full of water, but, really, it's a tiny thimble-full compared with all of the water on the planet.
So, to help illustrate the concept
of relative size, I submit, for the amusement of the readers of this forum, the following images
. If nothing else, it'll pop your balloon if you're feeling WAAAAAY too big for your britches.