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Fighting ships were the principal instruments of national power and the largest and most complex machines of their day. This book is a comprehensive survey of their technical development from tofrom the advent of the three-masted ship to the Cited by: 5.
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Howarth and Wheatley's volume is the first book of reconstructed sailing-ship illustrations since the '60s, and incorporates new research on how medieval and Renaissance ships, in particular, must have looked and functioned/5(15). A sailing ship is a sea-going vessel that uses sails mounted on masts to harness the power of wind and propel the vessel.
There is a variety of sail plans that propel sailing ships, employing square-rigged or fore-and-aft sails. Some ships carry square sails on each mast—the brig and full-rigged ship, said to be "ship-rigged" when there are three or more masts.
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After 5 years miles he returns with a wife and daughter. His adventures in between are recounted in this best-selling book. A bestseller when it was first published, the Great Circle is a novel about a yacht race of the same name.
The instructions are simple: sail round the world, leaving the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Horn to port. However, finishing the race is not so easy. Going for contemporary authors here, what fiction books have you read that feature sailing, sailors, rascals, pirates, and sunken treasure.
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As the wind is the sailboat's motor, a general understanding of these aerodynamics is necessary to know why sailing works.
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Nice condition with blank endpapers. Previous owner's bookplate affixed to front pastedown. pages with (33) authentic sail plans and descriptions of famous vessels. The dust jacket has not been price clipped, 18/6. Sailing ships of that period generally cruised at 5 to7 knots, and had to take into account winds varying in both strength and direction.
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This is a list of large sailing vessels, past and present, including sailing mega yachts, tall ships, sailing cruise ships, and large sailing military is sorted by overall length.
The list, which is in the form of a table, covers vessels greater than about feet (61 m) LOA, which includes overhangs and spars (length on deck or waterline length are other common measures of ship length).Sailing Ships.
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