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Epics of the square-rigged ships

Charles W. Domville-Fife

Epics of the square-rigged ships

autobiographies of sail.

by Charles W. Domville-Fife

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Published by Seeley Service in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination272p.,ill.,26cm
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16811046M

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Epics of the square-rigged ships by Charles W. Domville-Fife Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Epics of the square-rigged ships; autobiographies of sail. [Charles W Domville-Fife] -- First-hand accounts of the adventures of ocean travel in the 19th and early 20th century from the men who served in sail.

Epics Of The Square-Rigged Ships - Autobiographies Of Sail. [Domville-Fife, Charles W. (ed.)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Epics Of The Square-Rigged Ships - Autobiographies Of Sail.4/5(1). This book is full of tiny moments of humor, a huge amount of technical information It's a prose poem, a love poem, written for the ships which no longer travel the waves.

Square-rigged ships were outdated even when this book was written and Alan Villiers mourned them beautifully/5. Though the thrilling age of regularly seeing large square-rigged ships in full sail has passed, this gripping narrative is a classic overview of these fascinating ships, written by an author who knew them inside out.

This book is a step-by-step introduction to the ships and their mesmerizing designs, the treacherous routes they sailed, and the 5/5(3). Square rig is a generic type of sail and rigging arrangement in which the primary driving sails are carried on horizontal spars which are perpendicular, or square, to the keel of the vessel and to the masts.

These spars are called yards and their tips, beyond the last stay, are called the yardarms. A ship mainly rigged so is called a square-rigger. The square rig is aerodynamically the most. Buy Epics Of The Square-Rigged Ships - Autobiographies Of Sail.

First Edition by Domville-Fife, C W (ed) (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. 4/5(1). You searched for: square rigged ship. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products and gifts related to your search.

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Let’s get started. From the magazine “Catalyst”, edition 28 inis this polar diagram of a modern square-rigged large sailing vessel.

What do you see here. It probably surprises. If you can’t read a polar diagram, a good explanation is here How to read a polar. Good book in the vein of Patrick O'Brian's sea-faring book. Written by one of the few people in the U.S.

certified to pilot square rigged ships. Very authentic nautical writing. His /5. The History of Square Rigged Ships. By the 14th century, the construction of sailing ships really began to take off.

As countries decided to expand their borders, they needed ships to carry people to distant lands and the ships they had at the time were. La Concorde, later Queen Anne’s Revenge was what is known as a square-rigged vessel, meaning the primary sails used to propel the vessel were set perpendicular to the keel of the vessel.

A vessel with this type of rig would place many unique demands on the crew, both on deck and above, including furling (rolling up) sails at great heights in the air and hauling on lines with incredible force.

Phillip Vaughan Williams () "Radio Controlled Scale Sailing Models", Upton-upon-Severn:Traplet Publications Ltd, ISBNis the only book that has significant information on the subject of the radio-control of yards and booms of square-riggers.

Front cover. A full-rigged ship or fully rigged ship is a sailing vessel's sail plan with three or more masts, all of them square-rigged. A full-rigged ship is said to have a ship rig or be ship-rigged. Sometimes such a vessel will merely be called a ship in 18th- to earlyth-century and earlier usage, to distinguish it from other large three-masted blue-water working vessels such as barques.

Voyaging With the Wind: An Introduction to Sailing Large Square-Rigged Ships Home Ebooks Voyaging With the Wind: An Introduction to Sailing Large Square-Rigged Ships Files available. As regards propulsive efficiency on a windward course, square rig is surprisingly good.

The luffs of square sails cut into clean air far ahead of the turbulence caused by the mast, so that the low aspect ratio is amply compensated by sheer area and by the fact that.

into the wind was, without question, fore and aft rig. Square-rigged ships are particularly restricted in their ability to sail close to the wind by the physical characteristics of their rig.

The mariner's compass is divided into thirty-two points: each representing an angle of 11 1/4°,3 and a square sail, attached toFile Size: KB. The three-masted square rigged Norwegian sailing ship ''Christian Radich'', which is one of the stars of the cinemiracle film '' Wind jammer'', now being shown in London at the Odeon Cinemiracle theatre, sailed up the themes today from Gravesend, to berth at the West India Docks for four days, during which time Londoners will be allowed aboard.

A modern yacht can get closer than 20 degrees to the wind, the square rigged (Brig) sailing ship I used to crew on could do about 50 degrees on a good day. The thing is most models and ships at a mooring have the yards squared up (perpendicular to the mast).

SQUARE-RIG SAILING INTRODUCTION 1. Square-rig vessels (Fig. 1) are sailing ships where the driving force is generated primarily by square-sails set on yards attached at right-angles to the mast. Vessels of this type remained in use as commercial cargo File Size: KB.

This category contains historical photographs, drawings, and paintings of square-rigged ships active in the days of working sail, typically before World War II. Images of large sailing vessels operating after World War II can be found in the categories about "Tall ships", e.g.

Category:Tall ships under sail. Sailing ships had what were referred to as points of sail. A ship powered by sail could sail in a lot of directions but it could not sail directly into the wind. A square-rigged ship can sail as close as approximately 35 degrees to the wind (the illustration shows such sailing characteristics) but more poorly designed and unhandy ships might.

He thought that once everything was set up on a square-rigged vessel, it seemed there would be periods with relatively little to do – time to read a book, perhaps, or just enjoy the surroundings.

On the Challengers – a 72ft bermudan cutter designed. Yes, they can sail to windward. Its really a matter of how close to upwind they can get.

A modern yacht can get closer than 20 degrees to the wind, the square rigged (Brig) sailing ship I used to crew on could do about 50 degrees on a good day. The thing is most models and ships at a mooring have the yards squared up (perpendicular to the mast).