Here’s one for readers who really know how to reader weather maps. For weather forecasting, what does a 500 millibar weather chart show you?
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Congratulations to Capt. Bill Bowen s/v Lively Lady, in St. Thomas, USVI, who correctly answered last week’s Mindbender question. “A monkey’s Fists is a heavy knot at the end of a line. It is most often used to throw the line a long distance like on a messenger line when a dock crew wants total line docking lines from a ship to the dock’s bollards. A Monkey’s Fist can also be used as a stopper knot in the end of a line.”