square-rigger


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a square-rigged sailing ship

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Gone are the square-riggers and swashbuckling pirates of old; today's boat of choice is a cruising catamaran, and the riches ready to be plundered include a fascinating historical and visual kaleidoscope, and some of the best warm water sailing on offer anywhere in the world.
Wearing their medals, the British veterans were guests of honour yesterday on board the Russian square-rigger Mir docked in the Tyne for the Tall Ships Race.
In the year 2000 he took delivery of the flagship of his fleet, the dieselpowered Royal Clipper, which is acknowledged by the Guinness Book of Records as the world's largest square-rigger.
As such, nautical or marine art, be it a square-rigger or steamboat, a seascape or a shoreline, marine art has become one of the broadest and most widely collected genres of art today.
"Climbing 118 feet up the mast of a square-rigger isn't something that me or my schoolmates usually do, but it sounds like just the sort of adventure I've been looking for."
A three-masted schooner that hauled lumber along the Pacific Coast; an ocean-going steam-powered tugboat, one of the last of its kind; a scow schooner that carried cargo in coastal waters; the largest wooden boat in the country, a 300-foot side-wheel steamer ferry; and a steel-hulled three-masted square-rigger that was built to withstand the rigors of Cape Horn, the southernmost point of South America, where the waters of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans collide.
Packard, a 244-foot square-rigger and the captain's quarters of goldleaf panels, marble and brass fixtures, and plush upholstery.
READER John Vaughan supplied this recent photo of the Liverpool square-rigger Wavertree at her berth in South Street Seaport Museum, New York.
The exhibition at Editions demonstrates Ted's great love of the tall ships, including the latter-day Mersey gatherings with the spectacular Russian square-rigger Kreuzenstern, and the last grain race, featuring Moshulu.
Antov Dapvel, 20, from Russia, was enjoying his first time in Newcastle as a crew member of the giant Russian square-rigger, the Shtandart.
The three-masted square-rigger is due to sail into Blyth early on Sunday and will lead a parade of sail out to sea at about 3.30pm that afternoon.
A new quay has been opened at The Waterfront to provide a ``hospitality berth'' for the two-masted square-rigger Stavros S Niarchos, which will be the focal point of the festival.
Though it looks authentic, this 112-foot square-rigger, built by Grays Harbor Historical Seaport, is actually a replica of a 1780s brig that fought as a privateer during the Revolutionary War.