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WHEN CAT’S PAWS GROW CLAWS

Ocean waves are curious things.

In a cosmos full of different kinds of waves, ocean waves are one of the few that are obvious to the human eye. For the most part, they are on a scale and speed we can relate to and for that reason, if you ask a small child to draw a wave you will not get the complexity of a sound or infrared wave, but a simple blue crayon ocean wave.

While landlubbers see waves as merely a backdrop to an ocean scene, sailors know it is the one thing that more than others will determine the motion of your boat and the morale of the crew. For a boatie, the difference between a great day on the

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