Image from page 350 of “Fore and aft craft and their story; an account of the fore and aft rig from the earliest times to the present day” (1922)
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Title: Fore and aft craft and their story; an account of the fore and aft rig from the earliest times to the present day
Year: 1922 (1920s)
Authors: Chatterton, E. Keble (Edward Keble), 1878-1944
Publisher: London : Seeley, Service
Contributing Library: New York Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN
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ocker space and room for stowage ofropes, he, and with many of the features on a smallerscale which the Sheila II. possesses, this craft willappeal to the amateur sailor who does his cruising insmall crivft. In the Norma (Figs. 83, 84, and 85) we have thecanoe-yacht type of vessel worked out to give a dis-placement of 3-35 tons on a length over all of 25*4 ft.,with 20 ft. on the water-line, and a beam of 7 ft. 2 in.,the draught being 3 ft. 4 in., and the sail-area 365sq. ft. Extreme convenience in getting up sails is madepossible with this split-up sail-plan, though for so smalla craft many people would prefer the cutter rig. Shehas a good amount of freeboard at the bows and a nicesheer, whilst below, as will be readily seen, her accom-modation is compact and well thought out. And so we might go on to add other instances, andshow how the fore-and-aft rig has adapted itself evento the smallest possible raters, to the dinghies, to canoes,and even to the model yachts. But we have already
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