Caravel

Portuguese caravel. This wis the staundart model uised bi the Portuguese in thair voyages o sploration. It wis able tae sail intae the wind, unlik every ither ship; this technique wis cried tackin. It could accommodate aboot 20 sailors.[1]

A caravel (Portuguese: caravela, IPA: [kɐɾɐˈvɛlɐ]) is a smaa, heichly maneuverable sailin ship developed in the 15t century bi the Portuguese tae splore alang the Wast African coast an intae the Atlantic Ocean. The lateen sails gae her speed an the capacity for sailin tae windward (beatin). Caravels wur much uised bi the Portuguese for the oceanic exploration voyages during the 15t an 16t centuries in the age o discovery.

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References

  1. Notice in the Musée de la Marine.
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