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Caravels are ships! They used triangular sails that, unlike traditional square sails, allowed ships to sail against the wind. By replacing oars on the ship's side with rudders at the back of the ship, the Portuguese also greatly improved steering.

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Ships and they had triangular sails that allowed it to sail against the wind

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