Sailing ship used by the Vikings during the Middle Ages; it had square sails, oars and a prow and stern that were usually sculpted.
Rear end of a ship.
Large warship with sails that was used by the Spanish in the 17th and 18th centuries for trading with the colonies.
Fast ship with three or four masts; it was used especially in the 15th and 16th centuries for exploration.
Ship used in the 19th century that was propelled by steam, which turned two paddle wheels.
Boat used in the Far East for fishing and transporting cargo; its sails are made of matting or canvas and are stretched by battens.
A Mediterranean boat of ancient times that was propelled by a sail or an oar; it is still found today on the Nile.
Sails: sections of durable fabric that are sewn together and mounted on a mast; they create a surface that causes a boat to move when the wind blows against it.
Masting: masts, yards, ropes and other movable sailing equipment that support and manipulate the rigging.
A sailboat’s sails that are rigged on the bowsprit, the foremast, the main masts, the jiggermast and between these masts.
Square sail between the upper fore topgallant sail and the upper fore topsail.
Square sail between the main upper topgallant sail and the main upper topsail.
Rope extending from the lower corner of a sail for trimming it with respect to the wind direction.
Highest triangular sail among the sails rigged between the mizzenmast and the jiggermast.
Rope that causes the yard supporting the royal sail to pivot around the mizzenmast.
One of several short ropes attached along the reef band on both sides of the sail for tying up the reefed sail.