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  • 41Kite applications — The kite is used to do certain things; one kite or many kites are applied to achieve certain purposes, objectives, or tasks, that is: applications. Humans have applied the kite to bring perceived benefits during peace and war alike. New… …

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  • 42Mossel Bay Yacht and Boat Club — Burgee of the Mossel Bay Yacht Boat Club …

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  • 43Kite — s. [ [http://www.kitelife.com/magazine/issue39/altitude39/content.php Flying High, Down Under] When the kite line broke, the kites still received tension from the very long kite line.] The anchor point of the kite line may be static or moving… …

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  • 44Dhoni — The dhoni is the traditional fishing boat of the Maldives …

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  • 45Yacht racing — is the sport of competitive sailing. There is a broad variety of kinds of races and sailboats used for racing. Much racing is done around buoys or similar marks in protected waters, while some longer offshore races cross open water. All kinds of… …

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  • 46Bermuda rig — Diagram of a Bermuda or Marconi rig, on a typical monohull sloop. The term Bermuda rig refers to a configuration of mast and rigging for a type of sailboat and is also known as a Marconi rig; this is the typical configuration for most modern… …

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  • 47Dory — Stack of Dories at Lunenburg For the fishes known as dories, see dory (fish). For the Greek Spear, see Dory (spear). The dory is a small, shallow draft boat, about 5 to 7 metres/16.4 to 23.0 feet long. It is a lightweight and versatile boat with… …

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  • 48Bermuda sloop — [ Royal Navy, entering a West Indies port.] The Bermuda sloop is a type of fore and aft rigged sailing vessel developed on the islands of Bermuda in the 17th century. In its purest form, it is single masted, although ships with such rigging were… …

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  • 49Thames A Class Rater (scow) — The Thames A Class Rater is both a historic and modern specialist sailing craft designed for the particular conditions at Thames Sailing Club, on the River Thames at Surbiton in England. The rules [… …

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  • 50Galway Hooker — The Galway Hooker ( Irish : bád mór or húicéir ) is a traditional sailing boat used in Galway Bay off the west coast of Ireland. The hooker was developed for the strong seas there. It is identified by the sail formation, which is extremely… …

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  • 51Sharpie (bateau) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Sharpie. Les sharpies sont des voiliers à fond plat et dérive centrale, à la carène longue et étroite à bouchains vifs. L origine du « sharpie » provient du Connecticut et plus précisément de New Haven …

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  • 52Spinnaker — For other uses, see Spinnaker (disambiguation). Bear of Britain, a Farr 52 with masthead spinnaker in front of Calshot Spit A spinnaker is a special type of sail that is designed specifically for sailing off the wind from a reaching course to a… …

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  • 53Mau Piailug — Born Pius Piailug 1932 Weiso, Satawal, Yap, Federated States of Micronesia Died …

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  • 54Daggerboard — Two different daggerboards. A daggerboard is a retractable centreboard used by various sailing craft. While other types of centreboard may pivot to retract, a daggerboard slides in a casing. The shape of the daggerboard converts the forward… …

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  • 55Laser (dinghy) — Infobox Sailboat Specifications caption = numberofcrew = One loa = 4064 mm (13 10 ) lwl = 3810 mm (12 6 ) beam = 1422 mm (4 7 ) draft = 787 mm (2 7 ) hull = 59 kg (130 lb) mainsailandjib= mastheight = mainsail = 7.06 msu|p=2 (75 ftsu|p=2) jib =… …

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  • 56Lateen — A lateen (from a la trina , meaning triangular) or latin rig is a triangular sail set on a long yard mounted at an angle on the mast, and running in a fore and aft direction. In western culture, the rig is originally reported found on sailing… …

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  • 57SMS Großer Kurfürst (1875) — For the battleship of the same name, see SMS Großer Kurfürst SMS Großer Kurfürst was an armored frigate launched in 1875 in Wilhelmshaven, following her sisterships SMS Preußen (launched 1873 in Stettin) and SMS Friedrich der Große (launched in… …

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  • 58Gabbert — Gabbart(also gab(b)ert, gabart, gaabert, gabbard). c. 17th 18th centuries.A lighter or barge. A small one masted sailing or coasting vessel. Used mostly for inland navigation, especially on the River Clyde in Scotland. Transported mainly coal and …

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  • 59Ian Proctor — FRS (1918 1992) was a prolific designer of both sailing dinghies and cruisers. His pioneering aluminium mast designs also revolutionised the sport of sailing.Proctor had more than one hundred designs to his credit,cite web… …

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  • 60ASC (dinghy) — Infobox Sailboat Specifications numberofcrew =2 6 loa= m ft in lwl= beam= m ft in draft= m hull= kg lb mainsailandjib= m2 mastheight= mainsail= jib= spinnaker= dpn= phrf= portsmouth= updated= currentoly= formerolympic=The ASC or Admiralty Sailing …

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