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  1. Sail by the power of the wind. (Web site)
  2. A sail is said to be very square on the head when it is long on the head. (Web site)
  3. Under sail, a sailboat rigged with a gaff flies the ensign at the peak of the gaff of the aftermost mast.
  4. All sail was set, and as the morning advanced and the sun grew warmer, an air that was almost festive pervaded the fleet.
  5. The Sail was an effort to "connect" with Hawaiian communities, in order to find ways to support efforts to improve their health.


  1. Beowulf and his companions sail across the sea to Denmark on an errand of deliverance,--to cleanse the land of monsters. (Web site)
  2. Louis wanted to continue by land, and it was decided to gather a fleet at Adalia and sail for Antioch.
  3. Olaf Haraldson had not gone on land with the others, and when he heard of his father's fall he made ready to sail away with the men who remained. (Web site)


  1. The failure of Louis IX to capture Tunis in the Eighth Crusade led Prince Edward of England to sail to Acre in what is known as the Ninth Crusade.
  2. With the reluctant help of the Templars, he managed to do this and to set sail the same day for Acre. (Web site)
  3. On March 30, 1191 the French set sail for the Holy Land, where they launched several assaults on Acre before King Richard I arrived (see Siege of Acre).


  1. Because of their negligible draught, longships could sail in shallow waters, allowing the Vikings to travel far inland along the rivers.
  2. The Vikings gathered a sizable invasion force and set sail for Dublin. (Web site)


  1. The word battleship was coined around 1794 and is a shortened form of line-of-battle ship, the dominant wooden warship during the Age of Sail. (Web site)
  2. The word battleship was coined around 1794 and is a shortened form of line of battle ship, the dominant warship in the Age of Sail. (Web site)
  3. During the age of sail, the ship categories were divided into the ship of the line, frigate, and sloop-of-war. (Web site)


  1. cruise greece yacht charter. (Web site)
  2. Sea Scouts provides a chance to sail, cruise on boats, learn navigation, learn how to work on engines.
  3. DAY 5: After finishing the customs formalities we set sail for Symi, the first Greek Island we meet on our cruise. (Web site)


  1. Then we turn on that bearing, sail as fast as we can, and at sunset we climb the mast to see if we can find the island.
  2. You'll sail into the Aegean, and by sunset, reach the jet-set isle of Mykonos. (Web site)
  3. In the late afternoon, you sail back to Marmaris, taking the in the coastal sight at the sunset.


  1. I live in the Land of Possibility, and I sail on the ocean of my dreams where there is no limit to how good my life can become. (Web site)
  2. You earn the right to sail on the ocean of your dreams by taking good care of your yacht. (Web site)
  3. It's a life without ever seeing the spectacular beauty that's yours for the taking when you drop you dock lines and set sail on the ocean of your dreams. (Web site)


  1. Boy seaman – a young sailor, still in training Brail – To furl or truss a sail by pulling it in towards the mast, or the ropes used to do so. (Web site)
  2. Sweat And Tail - Sweat is the act of hauling a halyard to raise a sail or spar done by pulling all slack outward and then downward.


  1. Bolt Rope - A rope sewn into the luff or foot of a sail for use in attaching to the mast or boom. (Web site)
  2. It is used to bend a buntline to the foot of a square sail.
  3. A pole used to extend the foot of the spinnaker beyond the edge of the boat, and to secure the corner of the sail. (Web site)


  1. No less that eleven vessels from the Northern Fleet have set sail on a range of voyages that will cover much of the globe. (Web site)


  1. Theseus pledged that if he succeeded he would hoist a white sail upon his return voyage as a signal of his safety.
  2. He is given Pandrasus's daughter Ignoge in marriage, and ships and provisions for the voyage, and sets sail.
  3. After the fall of Troy, Odysseus sets sail for his island kingdom of Ithaca, not knowing that his voyage will take all of ten years. (Web site)


  1. MENELAUS Thou removest this obstacle too; I then will sail with thee and help stow the funeral garniture in the same ship. (Web site)


  1. Agamemnon gathered the reluctant Greek forces to sail for Troy. (Web site)
  2. Agamemnon assembled a large fleet from many Greek cities and awaited a fair wind to sail off to Troy. (Web site)
  3. Their commander in chief was Agamemnon, the brother of Menelaus, and with him one thousand Greek ships, packed to the hilt with warriors, set sail for Troy.

Indian Ocean

  1. No matter which direction they head, all of them will tell you that they would rather sail across the Indian Ocean than kiss a cobra any day. (Web site)
  2. In the Indian Ocean the crew and convicts mutiny, setting the officers and Ned afloat in a cutter, in which they sail to a desert island. (Web site)
  3. Now if I had asked the Cobra Kisser to sail my yacht across the Indian Ocean, he probably would have said, No way mate. (Web site)


  1. These set sail, and during the night, the island slipped under the ocean, only to rise again the next morning. (Web site)
  2. If I listen to the voice of fear and negativity, I will sit at the dock and watch everyone else sail on the ocean of their dreams. (Web site)
  3. There's no limit to how good your life can become when you sail down wind on the ocean of your dreams. (Web site)

Sailing Ships

  1. Sailing ships for yachting greek islands. (Web site)
  2. The age of sail is the period in which international trade and naval warfare were both dominated by sailing ships.


  1. It was used by sailors throughout the age of sail for the rigging of ships and remains a useful working knot today. (Web site)
  2. To release the sail, the sailors would climb the rigging, and work their way along the cross spar, pulling the top end of the square knot down.
  3. The sailors and stokers were now pulling out all the stops to prevent the fleet from setting sail again and to achieve the release of their comrades. (Web site)

Boats Sail

  1. Here boats sail to approximately five miles off shore to give the spectators the real thrill of the ocean. (Web site)


  1. Boats sail to the island from Tenby during the summer months. (Web site)
  2. Ferries or boats sail to Folegandros from the mainland port of Piraeus (near Athens), Santorini, Milos and many other Greek islands.
  3. Enjoy a walk along the front to the end of the Quay and watch the boats sail by. (Web site)


  1. Topmast: - a second spar carried at the top of the fore or main mast,used to fly more sail. (Web site)
  2. Spanker - A fore and aft, gaff-rigged sail on the aft-most mast of a square-rigged vessel. (Web site)


  1. During the age of sail, ship signified a ship-rigged vessel, that is, one with three or more masts, usually three, all square-rigged. (Web site)
  2. The triangular sail, without masts or stay, pivoting on its head, held high by a prop, creates a self-steering vessel without need of rudder or pulleys.


  1. Mizzen staysail - Sail on a ketch or yawl, usually lightweight, set from, and forward of, the mizzen mast while reaching in light to moderate air.
  2. In consequence the mizzen sail of a yawl tends to be smaller, and the mainsail larger, when compared to a ketch of similar size.

Australian Coast

  1. Explorer Matthew Flinders (1774-1814), the first to sail around and chart the Australian coast, used the term "Australia" in his publication. (Web site)


  1. FAIRLEAD A fitting through which a rope or chain is fed, to alter the direction to an anchor, cleat, sail or winch, and to prevent chafing. (Web site)
  2. You sail on the ocean of your dreams, and wherever you drop your anchor becomes your temporary home - your seastead. (Web site)
  3. When a lookout sighted the British, he pulled up anchor and set sail, but the breeze was weak and erratic. (Web site)


  1. During the age of sail, ship signified a ship-rigged vessel, that is, one with three square-rigged masts and a bowsprit. (Web site)
  2. Bowsprit - A spar which projects forward from the bow of some boats, and extends the sail plan by allowing the headsails to be secured further forward. (Web site)


  1. Next, we sail to one of Mykonos beautiful bays for a nice swim stop and lunch, weather permitting. (Web site)
  2. Return aboard and have lunch and dinner on board as we sail toward Aswan.
  3. Lunch will be served on board while we set sail for the Marquesas. (Web site)

Deserted Island

  1. Sail to the deserted island of Theluveligaa for swimming and snorkelling and lunch on this lovely island. (Web site)


  1. Ferries sail from the port to Bahir Dar via Kunzela and Dek Island.
  2. Number 96 goes to Piraeus, from where ferries sail to the islands, and 97 to Dafni Metro Station. (Web site)
  3. Skye is linked to the mainland by the Skye Bridge, while ferries sail from Armadale on the island to Mallaig, and from Kylerhea to Glenelg. (Web site)


  1. Since the end of the age of sail, sailing has been relegated to a number of niches, none of them of much practical value.
  2. Pulling on this end will release the hitch - if tied in a gasket, this will quickly release the sail.
  3. Brace- A rope from the deck to the end of the yardarm use to swing yard or trim the Square sail. (Web site)


  1. An eye in the edge of a sail, used to secure it to a line or shackle.
  2. Now use the spare rope to fix a ball or shackle so that the sail lines up with the mark on the mast when on the middle knot with no control line tension on. (Web site)

Neighboring Island

  1. Today we will sail towards the neighboring island of Cres, where a bascule bridge connects Cres with the island of Losinj.
  2. Browse the open-air market for succulent fruits and local crafts or sail to a neighboring island for the day.
  3. We boarded the Clipper Odyssey in the late afternoon and set sail as a spectacular sunset silhouetted the neighboring island of Moorea.


  1. This knot is used to loosely tie lines around the bundles of sail that are not in use after reefing. (Web site)
  2. The name comes from sailors using the knot to secure square-sailed ships to the bunt, which is the middle part of a sail.
  3. TIP: adjust the sail height using the knot at the sail head, this leaves all your other knots correctly positioned against each other. (Web site)


  1. Rigging - All lines, shrouds and stays on a boat that pertain to the sail and masts.
  2. Another alternative is to put a figure-eight knot thru the clew in such a way that it passes on the outside of the sail from the shrouds. (Web site)


  1. When the wind and sea state increase, I sail in damage control mode to protect my autopilot, because I want my autopilot to live long and prosper. (Web site)
  2. When I sail offshore, my first priority is to keep my crew out of harm's way, and my second priority is to protect the autopilot. (Web site)

First Ship

  1. In 1825 the sloop Restauration, the first ship with Norwegian emigrants, set sail for America.

Reef Knot

  1. To release the sail, the sailors would climb the rigging, and work their way along the cross spar, pulling the top end of the reef knot down. (Web site)
  2. Use a reef knot to shorten sail if the wind is overpowering a boat. (Web site)


  1. During the night, sail towards Narvik and spend the day.
  2. It is also known as the Moonlight Battle, because it was unusual for naval battles in the age of sail to take place at night. (Web site)
  3. I quickly discovered that if I reduced sail and slowed the boat down at night, my distaste for night sailing went away. (Web site)

Golden Cup

  1. Helios begged him to stop and Heracles demanded the golden cup which Helios used to sail across the sea every night, from the west to the east. (Web site)


  1. And in that night, as the ship sped on by sail and oar, they passed right through the Hellespont dark-gleaming with eddies. (Web site)


  1. Jason, Medea, and the Argonauts then set sail for Iolcus with the fleece. (Web site)
  2. They set sail on the ship Argo, and thus called themselves the Argonauts. (Web site)
  3. Soon, the Argonauts continued to sail east, until they reached the city of Sinope in Paphalogonia, where Autolycus with his brothers joined Jason.


  1. The little ship, San Carlos, unable to sail because of the death of most of her crew, lay in the harbor. (Web site)
  2. In the morning they drew the Argo out of the harbor of Salmydessus, and set sail again. (Web site)

Small Boat

  1. From the harbour of Lipsi, visitors can take a small boat, and sail to the small surrounding island, such as those of Marathos and Agathonisi.
  2. Calypso complied reluctantly, allowing Odysseus to construct a small boat and set sail from the island.


  1. Overbear - To sail downwind directly at another ship, stealing the wind from its sails. (Web site)
  2. You have to purchase a cruising sailboat and sail downwind on the ocean of your dreams. (Web site)
  3. The helm remains neutral, and the autopilot easily makes small course corrections as we sail downwind. (Web site)

Perfect Companion

  1. Whether you need to brush up on your ropework skills or you're just learning to sail, "Nautical Knots Illustrated" is your perfect companion. (Web site)

Royal Navy

  1. In the minds of members of the Royal Navy, the term "sailor" refers to someone who is under sail and not on a vessel with motorised power of any kind.
  2. In the end, the Royal Navy won largely because it put to sail the most professional force backed by the most efficient admiralty. (Web site)
  3. In 1795 the Royal Navy had 100,000 men under sail, a number that rose to 150,000 by 1813.


  1. A ketch rig allows for shorter sails than a sloop with the same sail area, resulting in a lower center of sail and less overturning moment. (Web site)
  2. Sail, scuba dive, fish, snorkel and sightsee on this beautiful sloop. (Web site)
  3. Confusingly, many of these new types adopted the names of the smaller warships from the age of sail, such as corvette, sloop and frigate.


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