Seamanship in the Age of Sail: An Account of the Shiphandling of the Sailing Man-of-war, 1600-1860, Based on Contemporary Sources

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Conway Maritime Press, 1984 - Sailing ships - 320 pages
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Describes the proper historical development of seamanship among the major navies of the world. In order to explain even the most complex evolution clearly, over 350 line drawings were specially commissioned. Every aspect of handling a man-of-war is detailed and illustrated from original sources.

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A reference book of the highest order, and essential to anyone with an interest in the age of sail. And why is it not more widely available? Read full review

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
7
MASTS RIGGING AND SAILS
19
DEVELOPMENT OF
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Harland is a recognized British authority on the art of shiphandling in the Age of Sail.

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