Asked in Cruises and Ocean Liners
What was the named for the streamlined sailing ships that took over the high speed ocean trade of the early to mid eighteen hundreds?
These were called the "clipper ships", and were predominantly British and American ships. They were narrower than previous vessels, and among the fastest sailing ships ever built. They were only eclipsed by the development of practical steam power. ...
Asked in Sailing, Boats and Watercraft
What should a motor boat operator do when approaching a sailing vessel head on?
When approaching a sailing vessel head on, it is up to the motorboat to yield. The motorboat operator should swing wide as early as possible to stay well clear of the sailing vessel. ...
Asked in Blood Vessels
When is the speed of blood slowest in blood vessels?
during early morning sleep.
Asked in Sailing
How was the early sailing ships during the colonial time of US?
Quite sturdy & efficient, but not built for comfort...
Asked in Colonial America, England
How long does it take for a ship to go from England to America in the 1700?
From the early ships like "Mayflower" to the majestic sailing ships everyone had to endure 5 to 6 weeks on-board a sailing ship. ...
Asked in Botany or Plant Biology
Which is denser early wood or late wood why is that so?
Late wood is more dense compared to early wood. The cambium activity is lower, as there is less need of vessels which only produce narrow pitted vessels, tracheids and wood fibers. ...
Asked in Greece, Ancient Greece
What was most challenging for early Greeks in the coastal region of Greece?
Sailing was dangerous, especially in winter, when the winds were strong .. ...
Asked in New Zealand, Maori Language and Culture
How did early maori get to new zealand?
In sea going vessels, with sails and paddles for propulsion. Polynesians had some superb navigators, as recent expeditions have confirmed. Probably in smallish whanau groups. Try We The Navigators by Lewis, for a modern account of the sailing methods, unaided by instruments. or The Last Navigator by Thomas for another account. ...
Asked in Poptropica
Where do you get the island medallion for early Poptropica?
After you have returned all three missing items to Early Poptropica village, a sailing ship will dock at the far right of the island. The captain will give you the Island Medallion. ...
Why did the sailors believe the voyage was a fearsome one?
Because of all the dangers of sailing: scurvy, 'sea monsters' , storms, getting lost at sea and the early people- sailing off the face of the earth. These were all dangers they thought they would face on these voyages. ...
What is the bathroom on a submarine called?
Like all Naval vessels, the term used for a Submarine's bathroom is a "Head". The term "Head", in reference to a ship's toilet, was used at least as far back as 1708 on sailing vessels. It referred to the location of the ship's toilet, then located at the bow, or head, of the ship, under the bowsprit. It was located there as it was naturally washed by the ocean spray coming over the bow. The nautical term head, referring to the front...
Asked in Poptropica
What do you do after helping Early Poptropica?
After you have returned the three missing items to Early Poptropica village, a sailing ship will dock and the captain will give you the Island Medallion. There are eight other islands you can go do (as of 2009), each with a different challenge. ...
What tools did early explorers use?
Early explorers did not have the same tools we have today. They would have used the sun as a navigational tool along with a compass. They would have had crude maps, boats, sailing winds and even the experience of trackers. ...