The Global Schooner: Origins, Development, Design and Construction 1695-1845

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Conway Maritime, 2003 - Schooners - 239 pages
Often celebrated as one of the most handsome, fast and versatile rigs to grace sailing vessels, the origins of the term 'schooner' have remained uncertain. The majority of studies have placed the main emphasis on the rig as it was applied to merchant vessels since around 1850.

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Karl-Heinz Marquardt is an internationally acclaimed draughtsman who contributes regularly to Conway's modelling quarterly Model Shipwright and has written 18th Century Rigs & Rigging and The Global Schooner, along with another Anatomy of the Ship volume on Cook's Endeavour, for the Conway lists.

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