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By Samuel Ward Stanton

Изображения американских кораблей 19 века. В основном гражданские, но есть и военные. К каждому кораблю есть небольшое описание. Язык английский.

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42 — XIV A Beach-Cruising Yawl — Design by Iain Oughtred — Commentary by Mike O'Brien A Oughtred, known for applying an artist's touch to long time ago, I cruised the Chesapeake in a 15-foot peapod. A typical summer's day would his light lapstrake creations, admits to being under the unfold in no particular hurry: Up at first light influence of Shetland ness yoles and sixerns while draw(more or less) after having slept on the beach; take a ing this handsome double-ender. And those highly short and slow walk along the waterfront, drag the regarded workboats can trace their pedigree to older stranded boat down to the water, stow the meager Norwegian small craft — a strong heritage.

Old skiffs from the Chesapeake offer secure and comfortable alternatives. Plans for the Simmons Cambridge skiff, as drawn by Howard I. Chapelle, can be obtained from Ship Plans, NMAH 5010/MRC 628, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560. Ask for CBCS plan No. 4. O. Box 4102, Key West, PL 33041. Ask for the 18-foot modified sharpie skiff. — 32 — I Particulars Cambridge Skiff LOA 16'8" Beam 4'8" Draft l'l" Sail area 110 sq ft A sharp forefoot will keep the Cambridge skiff quiet at anchor and help it settle in quickly on a new tack.

Severna Park, MD 21146. Plans for the 14-foot Sharpie Sailing Dinghy can be obtained from the Smithsonian Institution, Division of Transportation, NMAH 5010/MRC 628, Washington, DC 20560. Ask for plan HIC-103. The Windward 15— showing a shallow forefoot, raked stem, and minimal twist to her sides and bottom— is well suited to Particulars Windward 15 LOD 15'0" Beam 5'0" Draft 1'3" Sail area 70 sq This Howard Chapelle drawing of Bill Reeves' traditional Chesapeake crab skiff inspired the Windward 15's designer.

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