A three masted vessel, with the foremast square rigged, and the mainmast and mizzemast fore and aft rigged.

Barkantine

A three masted vessel, with the foremast square rigged, and the mainmast and mizzemast fore and aft…

On December 4, 1619, a group of 38 English settlers arrived at Berkeley Hundred, about eight thousand acres (32 km²) on the north bank of the James River near Herring Creek in an area then known as Charles Cittie. It was about 20 miles upstream from Jamestown, where the first permanent settlement of the Colony of Virginia was established on May 14, 1607.

Berkeley, Virginia (Near Harrison's Landing)

On December 4, 1619, a group of 38 English settlers arrived at Berkeley Hundred, about eight thousand…

"Riding-boom. A boat-boom or long spar working in a hinge or goose-neck, designed to be lowered from abreast the fore-rigging to a horizontal position at right angles with the keel of the vessel ... a, life-line; b, lift; c, riding-boom; d, rope ladder; e, outhaul; f, after-boom guy." -Whitney, 1911

Riding Boom

"Riding-boom. A boat-boom or long spar working in a hinge or goose-neck, designed to be lowered…

A cleat with no rope around it.

Cleat

A cleat with no rope around it.

A cleat with rope tied around it.

Cleat

A cleat with rope tied around it.

An old boat powered by both sails and oars.

Dahabiyeh

An old boat powered by both sails and oars.

An arab vessel, generally with one mast. Mainly used for trading goods and sometimes transporting slaves.

Dhow

An arab vessel, generally with one mast. Mainly used for trading goods and sometimes transporting slaves.

A Dutch fishing vessel used in the North Sea, particularly in the cod and herring fisheries. It is rigged with two masts, and somewhat resembles a ketch.

Dutch Dogger

A Dutch fishing vessel used in the North Sea, particularly in the cod and herring fisheries. It is rigged…

Fishermen on a boat with a small boy. A sailboat can be seen in the background as well.

Fishermen

Fishermen on a boat with a small boy. A sailboat can be seen in the background as well.

An illustration of two men in a small sail boat fishing for sharks.

Shark Fishing

An illustration of two men in a small sail boat fishing for sharks.

"Nautical, a vessel's standing gaff which has an iron jackstay bolted to its under side." -Whitney, 1911

Railroad Gaff

"Nautical, a vessel's standing gaff which has an iron jackstay bolted to its under side." -Whitney,…

Gulliver brings in the drifting boat.

Gulliver

Gulliver brings in the drifting boat.

The queen had built for Gulliver a first rate boat by the joiner for the palace. It was a miniature, to fit his size, but had all the tackling necessary for both rowing and sailing. Gulliver sailed it in a 300 foot trough placed at the edge of the palace wall where he entertained her majesty and her friends. Here he is seen sailing with the wind provided for him by their fans and a child's breath.

Gulliver in a Miniature Boat

The queen had built for Gulliver a first rate boat by the joiner for the palace. It was a miniature,…

Sailboats docked at a harbor.

Harbor

Sailboats docked at a harbor.

A house set on the side of a lake.

Lakeside house

A house set on the side of a lake.

Ruins of the city of Jamestown.

Ruins of Jamestown

Ruins of the city of Jamestown.

A triangular sail made of light canvas, used only in light winds and on yachts, set between the foretop mast head and the end of the jib boom.

Balloon Jib

A triangular sail made of light canvas, used only in light winds and on yachts, set between the foretop…

"Monkey reefed, said of a sail when the yard is on the cap and the reef-tackles are hauled out." -Whitney, 1911

Monkey Reef Jib

"Monkey reefed, said of a sail when the yard is on the cap and the reef-tackles are hauled out."…

"Spanish reef, a derisive term for a jib having a knot tied in its head, or for one of the square-sails whose yard has been lowered and left on the cap." -Whitney, 1911

Spanish Reef Jib

"Spanish reef, a derisive term for a jib having a knot tied in its head, or for one of the square-sails…

The activity of the Confederates on the Potomac and the confluent rivers was almost incredible. In one night some point hitherto defenseless was made to bristle with cannon, and the first intimation of its locality was a leaden messenger winging its way on its mission of death. A party of the Tenth Regiment of New York Zuoaves, while out scouting through a dense wood, came suddenly in sight of Messech's Point, and there beheld the Confederates at work upon an almost completed battery, which had sprung up with magical rapidity.

Discovery of a Confederate Battery at Messech's Point

The activity of the Confederates on the Potomac and the confluent rivers was almost incredible. In one…

Pearl divers hunting for oysters on the bottom of the sea.

Pearl-fishery

Pearl divers hunting for oysters on the bottom of the sea.

A boat of Sumatra and the Malay archipelago, with from one to three masts, generally two, carrying square sails, and having much overhang or prejection at both stem and stern.

Pindjajap

A boat of Sumatra and the Malay archipelago, with from one to three masts, generally two, carrying square…

A broad flat bottom boat, used for transporting the products of India down the Ganges. It is from 40 to 65 feet long, lightly made, and capable of conveying heavy cargo.

Puteli

A broad flat bottom boat, used for transporting the products of India down the Ganges. It is from 40…

A reefband crossing a sail diagonally.

Balance Reef

A reefband crossing a sail diagonally.

"Cross-cut-sail, a sail in which the canvas seams run fore-and-aft instead of up and down." -Whitney, 1911

Cross Cut Sail

"Cross-cut-sail, a sail in which the canvas seams run fore-and-aft instead of up and down." -Whitney,…

"Shadow-sail, a sail designed to take the place of he regular jib-headed spinnaker ... a, shadow-sail; b, boom; c, after-boom guy." -Whitney, 1911

Shadow Sail

"Shadow-sail, a sail designed to take the place of he regular jib-headed spinnaker ... a, shadow-sail;…

An illustration of two men sewing sails for a sailboat.

Sail-Making

An illustration of two men sewing sails for a sailboat.

Sailboat on the water.

Sailboat

Sailboat on the water.

A sailboat

Sailboat

A sailboat

Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. Seven figures consisting of triangles, squares, and parallelograms are used to construct the given shape. This tangram depicts a sailboat.

Sailboat

Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. Seven figures…

Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. Seven figures consisting of triangles, squares, and parallelograms are used to construct the given shape. This tangram depicts a sailboat.

Sailboat

Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. Seven figures…

Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. Seven figures consisting of triangles, squares, and parallelograms are used to construct the given shape. This tangram depicts a sailboat.

Sailboat

Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. Seven figures…

Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. Seven figures consisting of triangles, squares, and parallelograms are used to construct the given shape. This tangram depicts a sailboat.

Sailboat

Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. Seven figures…

A junk is a Chinese sailing vessel. The English name comes from Javanese jong (Malay: adjong), meaning 'ship' or 'large vessel'.[1] Junks were originally developed during the Han Dynasty (220 BC-200 AD) and further evolved to represent one of the most successful ship types in history.

Chinese Sailboat

A junk is a Chinese sailing vessel. The English name comes from Javanese jong (Malay: adjong), meaning…

A double mast vessel known as a ketch. Meant to be used as a fishing boat but could also be used for luxury as well.

Fishing Sailboat

A double mast vessel known as a ketch. Meant to be used as a fishing boat but could also be used for…

A small quadrilateral sail, set on a small mast of a ship's taffrail.

Ringtail Sailboat

A small quadrilateral sail, set on a small mast of a ship's taffrail.

First used by the Dutch in the 16th and 17th centuries and later refined in North America from the early 18th century. Used for slavery, fishing, and privateering among other things. First schooner made in Scotland in 1713.

Wind-Powered Sailboat

First used by the Dutch in the 16th and 17th centuries and later refined in North America from the early…

A small sailboat with "square-rigged" masts known as a brig.

Wind-Powered Sailboat

A small sailboat with "square-rigged" masts known as a brig.

Three sailboats on a body of water.

Sailboats

Three sailboats on a body of water.

Seven sailboats.

Seven Sailboats

Seven sailboats.

A four-masted schooner, a type of sailing vessel which uses fore-and-aft sails.

Schooner

A four-masted schooner, a type of sailing vessel which uses fore-and-aft sails.

A small fast-sailing sharp-built vessel with two mass, and the principals sails of the fore-and aft type. There are two chief kinds of schooners, the topsail schooner and the fore-and-aft schooner. This is an illustration of the Topsail Schooner.

Schooner Ship

A small fast-sailing sharp-built vessel with two mass, and the principals sails of the fore-and aft…

The sharp or sharpie is a long, narrow sailboat with a flat bottom used for oystering.

Sharpie

The sharp or sharpie is a long, narrow sailboat with a flat bottom used for oystering.

"Abox- in or into the position of the yards of a vessel when the head-sails are laid aback: applied to the head-yards only, the other sails being kept full."-Whitney, 1902

Ship

"Abox- in or into the position of the yards of a vessel when the head-sails are laid aback: applied…

Generally, sparrows tend to be small, plump brown-grey birds with short tails and stubby yet powerful beaks.

Sparrow

Generally, sparrows tend to be small, plump brown-grey birds with short tails and stubby yet powerful…

Outlines of boats (sailboat, ship, yacht) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. 7 figures consisting of triangles, squares, and parallelograms are used to construct the given shapes.

Boats Outline Tangram Card

Outlines of boats (sailboat, ship, yacht) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams, invented by the Chinese,…

Solutions for outlines of boats (sailboat, ship, yacht) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. 7 figures consisting of triangles, squares, and parallelograms are used to construct the given shapes.

Boats Outline Solution Tangram Card

Solutions for outlines of boats (sailboat, ship, yacht) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams, invented…

Silhouette outlines of boats (sailboat, ship, yacht) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. 7 figures consisting of triangles, squares, and parallelograms are used to construct the given shapes.

Boats Silhouette Tangram Card

Silhouette outlines of boats (sailboat, ship, yacht) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams, invented by…

Solutions for silhouette outlines of boats (sailboat, ship, yacht) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. 7 figures consisting of triangles, squares, and parallelograms are used to construct the given shapes.

Boats Silhouette Solution Tangram Card

Solutions for silhouette outlines of boats (sailboat, ship, yacht) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams,…

Dollhouse, doll, sailboat, horse.

Toys

Dollhouse, doll, sailboat, horse.